Monthly Archives: January 2019

Association of Jewish Libraries Announces 2019 Sydney Taylor Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 28, 2019 2019 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners Announced Winners of the annual Sydney Taylor Book Award were announced by the Association of Jewish Libraries today in Seattle, WA at the Youth Media Awards press conference of … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Gittel’s Journey, written by Lesléa Newman and illustrated by Amy June Bates

Gittel’s Journey: An Ellis Island Story, written by Lesléa Newman and illustrated by Amy June Bates (Abrams, 2019). On sale February 5, 2019. The Whole Megillah (TWM):  There are many picture books about Jewish immigration to America during the mass … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Searching for Lottie by Susan L. Ross

Searching for Lottie by Susan L. Ross, Holiday House, 176 pages, $17.99, available February 2019 The Whole Megillah (TWM): What prompted you to write Searching for Lottie? Susan L. Ross (SLR): In Searching for Lottie, I hoped to take a … Continue reading

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