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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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March 2017 Jewish Book Carnival

The Whole Megillah is pleased to once again host the monthly Jewish Book Carnival! Here are this month’s links: Deborah Kalb interviews a variety of authors on her website, Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb. She recently interviewed Sarah Kaminsky about her book … Continue reading

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Read and Post a Review for 2016’s Readukkah

From Heidi Rabinowitz: The Association of Jewish Libraries and the Jewish Book Council present the second annual reading challenge for Jewish readers of all ages, #Readukkah! To participate, all you have to do is read one #JewLit book and post your review to the event discussion board on … Continue reading

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7 Reasons Why a Writer Should Attend the Annual Association of Jewish Libraries Conference

At the end of 2010, I was invited to apply for an open position of the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL) Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee. I was delighted when I was accepted. I joined a team of librarians and … Continue reading

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Report from Las Vegas | Association of Jewish Libraries Annual Conference, 2014

As the first-ever recipient of the Groner/Wikler Scholarship, I was financially able to attend last week’s Association of Jewish Libraries annual conference, this year held in Las Vegas. Thank you to AJL and Kar-Ben for this wonderful award! Over the … Continue reading

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Guest Post | Seminar on Jewish Story Report, Part One by Sheila Lewis

An All-of-a Kind Seminar on Jewish Story In a four-part series, Sheila Lewis reports on her experiences at the recent Seminar on Jewish Story, sponsored by The Whole Megillah LLC, together with the Association of Jewish Libraries. From the moment … Continue reading

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Flanders House Book Presentation | The War Within These Walls

I had the privilege of attending the Flanders House book presentation on The War Within These Walls, written by Aline Sax and illustrated by Caryl Strzelecki. The book received a 2014 Sydney Taylor Honor Award in the teen category. It … Continue reading

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