On the 15th of each month, a blogger hosts the Jewish Book Carnival. Today, The Whole Megillah is proud to host this month’s Carnival . For those of you who may be new to the Carnival, it is a blog event intended to inspire lovers of Jewish books to meet, read, and comment on each other’s posts.
My Machberet will host the June carnival, so please submit your entries to blogger Erika Dreifus no later than Friday, June 10.
New for May 2011:
- Yaldah Publishing announces its new name
- At the Book of Life, Heidi Estrin interviews Margarita Engle about Tropical Secrets, the 2010 Sydney Taylor Book Award winner in the Teen Reader Category
- Author/illustrator Ann Koffsky shares her recent school visit experiences
- Sylvia Rouss shares a Lag B’Omer story
- At Book Frontiers, Lydia Schultz reviews Emma’s Poem by Linda Glaser and illustrated by Claire A. Nivola
- At forwordsbooks, Kathy Bloomfield asks us to remember the days with 10 very special books
- On My Machberet, Erika Dreifus writes about the next book on her TBR list: Janet Kirchheimer’s poetry collection, How to Spot One of Us.
- At Jewschool.com, David Levy reviews Susan Rosenberg memoir, An American Radical: Political Prisoner in My Own Country
- At InterfaithFamily.com, David Levy reviews Andrea Myers’ The Choosing
- Sheryl Stahl, contributor to the Hebrew Union College library blog shares a link from Needle in the Bookstacks that talks about an 18,000 book gift from the estate of Elliot Sachs.
- Ilana-Davita reviews My Race by Lorraine Lotzof Abramson
- At TaliaTellsTales, novelist Talia Carner blogs about “Truth is a Must in Fiction”
- On the Jewish Book Council Blog, read the post about the newest volume in the Folktales of the Jews series and about the June Twitter Book Club discussing The Free World with author David Bezmozgis
Books mentioned in the above posts:
- An American Radical: Political Prisoner in My Own Country
- The Choosing
- Emma’s Poem
- Folktales of the Jews, Volume 3: Tales of Arab Lands
- The Free World
- How to Spot One of Us
- My Race
- Tropical Secrets
Authors/illustrators mentioned in the above posts: