Monthly Archives: March 2011

Book Review | Noah’s Swim-a-Thon by Ann D. Koffsky

Noah’s Swim-a-Thon Written and illustrated by Ann D. Koffsky URJ Press, 2011 The good stuff The moral of the story–All Noah needs is a really good reason to get past his fear of the pool and the opportunity to contribute … Continue reading

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Book Review | Lipman Pike: America’s First Home Run King by Richard Michelson

Lipman Pike: America’s First Home Run King Written by Richard Michelson and illustrated by Zachary Pullen Sleeping Bear Press, 2011 The good things Baseball! The way Lip calculated the distance and speed needed to fetch a pair of boy’s stockings … Continue reading

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Jewish Children’s Literature Experts Offer Writing Workshop

From the Highlights Foundation: Publishers of Jewish-Themed children’s writing are heading off in new directions, and the Highlights Foundation invited Barbara Krasner, publisher of The Whole Megillah: The Writer’s Resource for Jewish-themed Children’s Books, to create an expert-packed workshop to … Continue reading

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The Collaboration between Author and Illustrator | Resistance by Carla Jablonski and Leland Purvis

The Whole Megillah speaks with Resistance author Carla Jablonski and illustrator Leland Purvis about their collaboration to produce this Sydney Taylor Honor book for older readers. The Whole Megillah (TWM): Carla, what brought you to write a graphic novel? Carla … Continue reading

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