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SYDNEY TAYLOR BOOK AWARDS ANNOUNCED AT ALA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJANUARY 28, 2019 2019 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners Announced Winners of the annual Sydney Taylor Book Award were announced by the Association of Jewish Libraries today in Seattle, WA at the Youth Media Awards press conference of the…

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September Jewish Book Carnival

Shana Tova, Friends! What better way to kick off the New Year than some terrific reading. Here are the links for this month’s Jewish Book Carnival: Over at The Book of Life podcast learn about the new picture book American…

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Finding Twig – An Overdue Thank You Note

Mrs. Hall was no pushover.  She was a tall, impressive figure with graying hair framing her stern face. Her wardrobe was sensible and well-pressed; suits or dresses with matching cardigans and shiny, low-heeled, patent leather pumps that reflected the overhead…

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Sydney Taylor Book Awards – 2017

2017 SYDNEY TAYLOR BOOK AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED Winners of the annual Sydney Taylor Book Award were announced by the Association of Jewish Libraries today. Named in memory of Sydney Taylor, author of the classic All-of-a-Kind Family series, the award recognizes…

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The Little Esrog

Just in time for Sukkos! I am pleased to share a lovely new book by Rochelle Kochin, illustrated by Janice Hechter, The Little Esrog (Merkos Publishing).   With just days until Sukkos, the Jews of 1895 Sislotch wait excitedly for their…

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