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The Whole Megillah Expands | The Whole Megillah LLC Nurtures Jewish Writers and Jewish Story

NEW SERVICES NOW AVAILABLE TO WRITERS OF JEWISH LITERARY FICTION AND NONFICTION Popular blog is now a new company aimed at nurturing Jewish writers SOMERSET, NJ, January 9, 2014—Jewish writers now have a prepublication, publication, and post-publication advocate for their … Continue reading

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Announcing Two Opportunities

The Whole Megillah is proud to announce two opportunities: The Association of Jewish Libraries Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee The Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee has three vacancies and is looking for replacements. Desired qualifications include: Applicants should be members … Continue reading

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2013 Sydney Taylor Book Awards Announced at Mid-winter Association of Jewish Libraries

At the Mid-winter meeting of the Association of Jewish Libraries today, Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee chair Aimee Lurie announced the 2013 winners. Read the press release and see the list of winners. Throughout the year, The Whole Megillah provides … Continue reading

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Hanukkah Read Up | Association of Jewish Libraries List of Children’s Hanukkah Books

Hanukkah Read Up! The Association of Jewish Libraries has created “Hanukkah Read Up!,” a list of Hanukkah books for children recommended by the Sydney Taylor Book Award committee. The colorful two-page flyer is  available on the AJL website. All the … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Guest Post by Laurel Snyder

I need to be honest—I’ve really struggled to write this little essay.   When Barbara asked me to scribble something about the promotion of Jewish picture books, I said yes immediately!  Because it seemed a simple enough task, and Barbara’s blog … Continue reading

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2011 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour | Final Stop

You’ve now come to the final stop along the 2011 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 2011 Sydney … Continue reading

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Librarian’s Notebook | Joyce Levine

Joyce Levine earned her library degree from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She worked as a children’s librarian at the Great Neck Public Library and as an elementary school librarian at a Solomon Schechter Day School. She established two new … Continue reading

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