Winners of the 2013 The Whole Megillah Picture Book Contest Announced

Prague jerusalem syn starMazel tov to the winners of the 2013 The Whole Megillah Picture Book Contest:

Grand Prize Winner:

  • Joan Seliger Sidney, Elsa’s Pillow

Finalists:

  • Ellen Emerman, Where Is the Tzedakah Box?
  • Michael Herman, The Secret of the Sabbath Stew

Honorable Mention:

  • Deanie Yasner, Fixing Lily

The Grand Prize Winner will receive a Barnes & Noble Nook e-reader. Thanks go to judge Joni Sussman, publisher at Kar-Ben. And thanks to all of you who participated!

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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5 Responses to Winners of the 2013 The Whole Megillah Picture Book Contest Announced

  1. Maggie Atkinson says:

    Joan,

    We are so proud of you.

    The Atkinson Family in Colorado

  2. Joyce Ray says:

    Joannie, Congratulations! I am so happy for you.

    Fellow VCFA alum, Joyce Ray

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  4. Sam Jonas says:

    Joanie- What a story. The metaphor of the pillow and its literal and figurative embodiment of Elsa’s hopes, fears, future, and past is a powerful image. Thank you for continuing to share yourself and our people’s shared history so eloquently.

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