Monthly Archives: February 2013

Author’s Notebook | Louise Borden, His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg

Louise Borden is the recipient of the 2013 Sydney Taylor Book Award for Older Readers for His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg. She found the time to share her story with The Whole Megillah while moving. The Whole Megillah (TWM): What … Continue reading

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Announcing 2013 Highlights Workshop | Writing Jewish-Themed Children’s Books

Writing Jewish-Themed Children’s Books | A Highlights Foundation Workshop June 9 – 12, 2013 In bucolic Boyds Mills, Pennsylvania, the Highlights Foundation offers for the third time a hands-on workshop specifically designed for writers of Jewish-themed content. Whether your manuscript … Continue reading

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2013 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour | Final Stop

You’ve now come to the final stop along the 2013 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 2013 Sydney … Continue reading

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Mapping the History of the Holocaust | An Interview with Anne Kelly Knowles

While waiting in a doctor’s office, I thumbed the pages of the December issue of Smithsonian Magazine and came across the article, “Mapping the Past.” While it discussed looking at the Civil War geography through the eyes of Robert E. Lee, … Continue reading

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2013 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners Reveal Their Darkest Secrets During Blog Tour

Announcing the 2013 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners Blog Tour Beginning February 11, the Gold and Silver recipients of the 2013 Sydney Taylor Book Award participate in a wide-ranging tour of blogs. Please visit these sites and find out more … Continue reading

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