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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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Book Review | Jean Laffite: The Pirate Who Saved America

Jean Laffite: The Pirate Who Saved America Written by Susan Goldman Rubin Illustrated by Jeff Himmelman Abrams, 2012 The good stuff Ahoy, matey – a Jewish pirate! Historical context – Rubin points out the motivation behind the piracy and privateering … Continue reading

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Author and Publicist Collaboration | The Story of Hereville

Mary Ann Zissimos is Publicist, Abrams Books for Young Readers | Amulet. She and author/illustrator Barry Deutsch worked together to promote Hereville. The Whole Megillah decided to find out more about the inhouse publicist and author collaboration. The Whole Megillah … Continue reading

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