Monthly Archives: February 2012

Two-in-One Notebook Special: The Berlin Boxing Club Author Robert Sharenow and HarperCollins Editor Kristin Daly Rens

The Whole Megillah interviews The Berlin Boxing Club‘s author, Robert Sharenow, and his editor, HarperCollins editor Kristin Daly Rens. The Whole Megillah (TWM): What attracted you to this place and time? Rob Sharenow (RS):  I’m drawn to time periods and … Continue reading

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Book Review | Blue Thread by Ruth Tenzer Feldman

Book Review | Blue Thread by Ruth Tenzer Feldman Ooligan Press, 2012, 305 pp. In this debut novel, fifteen-year-old Miriam Josefsohn grapples with suffrage, her brother’s death, a traditional father, and a family heirloom with special powers in 1912 Portland, … Continue reading

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Book Review | Requiem: Poems of the Terezín Ghetto by Paul B. Janeczko

Requiem: Poems of the Terezín Ghetto by Paul B. Janeczko (Candlewick Press, 2011, 102 pp) There’s a special place in my heart for this book. Perhaps it’s because I had just been in the Czech Republic and had personally visited … Continue reading

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2012 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour | Final Stop

You’ve now come to the final stop along the 2011 Sydney Taylor Book Award blog tour, the culmination of a full week of insightful and inspiring award-winning author and illustrator interviews. Read about the blog tour and all 2012 Sydney … Continue reading

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