Interviews

Playing with Matches by Suri Rosen

Suri Rosen is the author of Playing with Matches, a charming young adult novel about Raina Resnick, a 16-year-old matchmaker. Raina’s story is heartwarming and compelling – a  wonderful debut novel. In addition to writing, Suri has worked as a professional…

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Line-Change by Mark Lichtenfeld

Welcome, Mark! Mark Lichtenfeld is the author of LINE CHANGE, a  fun, witty, and powerful YA adventure with special appeal to Jewish day-schoolers and lovers of Israel. LINE CHANGE affirms the sacrifice that day school students, parents, faculty and staff…

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BLOOD LIE – Shirley Vernick

If you are looking for a compelling historical YA, don’t miss The Blood Lie (Cinco Puntos Press, September 2011) by Shirley Vernick. The book is based on the first blood libel ever reported in the Western Hemisphere. It took place…

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OyMG by Amy Fellner Dominy

Amy Fellner Dominy is the author of OyMG (Bloomsbury). The book jacket reads, “Jewish Girl. Christian Camp. Holy Moly.” Ellie Taylor is passionate about speech and debate. So much so, she attends the Christian Society Speech and Performing Arts in…

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Welcome, Margarita Engle

Margarita Engle is a multi-award-winning author and poet. Her novel-in-verse, Tropical Secrets (Henry Holt) was honored with the Sydney Taylor Book Award for Teen Readers. The unusual topic of the plight of Holocaust refugees is told from the perspective of…

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Welcome Anna Levine!

I’m thrilled to introduce Anna Levine. Anna is the Regional Advisor for the SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) in Israel. Her new book, FREEFALL (Greenwillow) is being released this week. Anna was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia,…

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Melissa Schorr – Goy Crazy

Melissa Schorr began her writing career as a journalist. Her first book is GOY CRAZY (Hyperion, 2006) is a thought-provoking young adult novel that explores a delicate topic for many families – interfaith dating. In the book, Rachel Lowenstein tests…

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