Rebel Daughter – Lori Banov Kaufmann

                  I am delighted to welcome Lori Banov Kaufmann, the author of REBEL DAUGHTER (Penguin Random House). This fascinating YA novel takes readers back to Jerusalem two thousand years ago. Through the main character Esther, REBEL DAUGHTER brings to life a very significant time in Jewish history. Esther experiences many of the…

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Happy Hanukkah Round Up! New book announcements!

It is always a pleasure for me to celebrate new books from authors I have previously interviewed. It is with great delight that I share FIVE new HANUKKAH books from Jewish Books for Kids friends. Hanukkah begins on December 10th. It’s not too early to start planning. Be sure these titles are on your gift-giving list this year. THE EIGHT…

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Richard Ungar – Yitzi and the Giant Menorah

 This interview with Richard Ungar was recently published in the Association of Jewish Libraries Newsletter. I am delighted to share it on Jewish Books for Kids. Happy Hanukkah! Richard Ungar is an award-winning author illustrator, and practicing lawyer. He creates picture books and also writes middle-grade fiction. His recent release, YITZI AND THE GIANT MENORAH is a delightful tale of Hanukkah…

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