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2020 Sydney Taylor Book Awards Announced!

Winners of the annual Sydney Taylor Book Award were announced by the Association of Jewish Libraries today in Philadelphia, PA at the Youth Media Awards announcement at the American Library Association. Named in memory of Sydney Taylor, author of the…

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The Univited – Lesléa Newman

I don’t often link posts from other sites on my blog, but this piece by Lesléa Newman from Nerdy Book Club is too important NOT to share. Lesléa is a bright light in the children’s literature community and her work is…

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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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