Monthly Archives: October 2012

Announcing the Winners | The Whole Megillah Rosh Hashonah Challenge

Please join me in saying “Mazel tov!” to the winners of The Whole Megillah’s Rosh Hashonah Challenge. Middle Grade category (in alphabetical order) Marcia Berneger, “What’s Up with Jonas?” Anne Brentan, “Finding Home” Eve Nadel Catarevas (untitled) Young adult category … Continue reading

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New Jewish Children’s Books Group on Goodreads

Fellow Jewish children’s books writers and readers, I’ve set up a group on Goodreads where we can engage in discussion about the Jewish children’s books we’re reading or have read. These can range from classics to the latest books published. … Continue reading

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Two-in-One Notebook Special | Author Sheri Sinykin and Illustrator Kristina Swarner of Zayde Comes to Live

Zayde Comes to Live (Peachtree, 2012) was written by Sheri Sinykin and illustrated by Kristina Swarner. The Whole Megillah speaks with them both in this notebook special. The Whole Megillah (TWM): Sheri, what was your inspiration for writing Zayde Comes … Continue reading

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Second Annual Write Your Own Megillah Event | Jewish Book Month 2012

Attention Jewish children’s novel writers! In honor of Jewish Book Month, The Whole Megillah is hosting its second annual Write Your Own Megillah event. Think of it as the Jewish equivalent of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). From November 7 … Continue reading

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