2013 Sydney Taylor Book Awards Announced at Mid-winter Association of Jewish Libraries

logoAt the Mid-winter meeting of the Association of Jewish Libraries today, Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee chair Aimee Lurie announced the 2013 winners.

Read the press release and see the list of winners.

Throughout the year, The Whole Megillah provides interviews and book reviews of many authors, illustrators, editors and books honored by the award.

The Sydney Taylor Book Award Winner for Younger Readers:

  • Hannah’s Way by Linda Glaser, illustrated by Adam Gustavson (Kar-Ben)

The Sydney Taylor Book Award Winner for Teen Readers:

Sydney Taylor Honor Book for Younger Readers:

A blog tour of the winner and honor recipients begins the week of February 10, with a final round-up on The Whole Megillah on February 15. Stay tuned for more information.

Mazel tov to all the winners, honors, and notables!

About Barbara Krasner

History writer and award-winning author Barbara Krasner writes Jewish-themed poetry, articles, nonfiction books, and novels for children and adults.
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One Response to 2013 Sydney Taylor Book Awards Announced at Mid-winter Association of Jewish Libraries

  1. This comes from Heidi Estrin, AJL President:
    I’ve just posted my podcast interview with Aimee Lurie, chair of the Sydney Taylor Book Award committee. We recorded a conversation about the 2013 winners during the AJL Midwinter Council meeting in New York last weekend. You can hear the interview at http://www.jewishbooks.blogspot.com/2013/01/announcing-2013-sydney-taylor-book.html.

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