Monthly Archives: October 2010

Publicity Notebook | Blue Slip Media

You’ve written your very best manuscript. You’ve managed to sell it and are working together with your editor and perhaps agent to bring your work to market. But have you thought about publicity? I first learned about Blue Slip Media … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rooster Prince of Breslov

The Rooster Prince of Breslov Written by Ann Redisch Stampler and illustrated by Eugene Yelchin (Clarion, 2010) I am thrilled to see Jewish folklore published by mainstream publishers, especially in this tight market.  In this particular tale, a young prince … Continue reading

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Making Jewish Children’s Literature the Best It Can Be

The Whole Megillah Announces Editorial and Book Coach Services The Whole Megillah now devotes a page to helping writers ensure their work is the very best it can be. See our new page on Editorial Services to learn more about … Continue reading

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The Sydney Taylor Manuscript Awards

Competition Season for Jewish Children’s Literature The Association of Jewish Libraries Sydney Taylor Manuscript Award Now is the time to get in gear to prepare your manuscript for the Sydney Taylor Manuscript Award. Established by Sydney’s husband, Ralph, and first … Continue reading

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A History of Jewish Children’s Literature–Part Five

Jewish identity books Adapted from a talk given by Lisa Silverman , Library Director of the Sinai Temple, Los Angeles , May 23, 2010 at the Highlights Founders Workshop, “Writing Jewish-themed Books for Children” For those of you here who … Continue reading

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Book Review – Queen of Secrets

Queen of Secrets By Jenny Meyerhoff (Farrar Straus Giroux, 2010) This young adult novel, loosely based on the Book of Esther, revolves around 15-year-old Essie Green, who wants desperately for her sophomore year in high school to be different. She’s … Continue reading

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