Welcome Esty Schachter – Pickled Watermelon!

Photo by Samantha Liddick Esty Schachter is a writer, clinical social worker, book reviewer and assistant librarian. Her newest book is a middle-grade novel, PICKLED WATERMELON (Kar-Ben). In the story, eleven-year-old Molly visits her family in Israel for the first time. Readers will experience the uniqueness of Israel as Molly explores the country’s history and her own family’s connection to…

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Welcome – Jamie Kiffel-Alcheh

                                              There is no doubt that the greatest gift of being in the world of children’s literature is the community of writers, illustrators, and other creative people who share a passion for the work we all do. Every…

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Welcome – Laya Steinberg

Laya Steinberg is an award-winning author. She is also an artist, teacher, and gardener.  Laya’s  newest book, The Best Sukkot Ever, is a heart-warming story about a boy named Micah who sets out to find the perfect pumpkin for his sukkah. When he learns that a local soup kitchen can also use pumpkins, Micah has some big decisions to make!…

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