Jewish Book Carnival – December 2023

Welcome to the December 2023 Jewish Book Carnival. I hope you have a chance to check out these interesting links. Thanks for visiting Jewish Books for Kids…and More!

The Jewish Book Carnival is a monthly roundup of Jewish literary links from across the blogosphere. Sponsored by the Association of Jewish Libraries, it is hosted by a different blog each month and shares book reviews, author interviews, essays, and other blog posts about Jewish books. Visit the Jewish Book Carnival HQ for the upcoming schedule, past Carnivals, and to learn how to participate!

  • Jewish Inspiration at Your Fingertips is a family kiruv magazine which strengthens the connection of the Jewish people by providing a place for all Jews to be exposed to inspiring and meaningful Jewish messages from outstanding personalities from the Jewish world. Join staff member, Hilary Welland Miller, as she reviews “From Meidelach to Matriarchs: A Journal,” written by Mirta Ines Trupp. 
  • The Sydney Taylor Shmooze reviews Jewish kidlit all year long. Here’s a review of the long-awaited book in print and Braille, THIS IS MY SHABBAT by Chris Barash, a picture book from Green Bean Books about a blind boy’s peaceful day of rest. Be sure to keep an eye on https://www.sydneytaylorshmooze.com/ in early January to vote for the 2024 Mock Sydney Taylor Book Award!
  • On Jewacious, Lorri M. reviews But You Did Not Come Back, a memoir by Marceline Loridan-Ivens
  • On her blog, Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb, Deborah interviewed Bonni Goldberg about her new children’s picture book biography, Doña Gracia Saved Worlds.
  • Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein reviewed Temptation Transformed: The Story of How the Forbidden Fruit Became an Apple by Azzan Yadin-Israel, The Musaf Prayer: Background and Commentary by Rabbi Elchanan Adler, and The Jewish Bible: A Material History by David Sternon on The Rachack Review: https://rachack.blogspot.com/2023/12/3-book-reviews.html

    Thanks to all the participants. See you in 2024!

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