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Take Advantage of the Purim 10% Discount | Writing Jewish-Themed Children’s Books, a Highlights Workshop

Writing Jewish-Themed Children’s Books | A Highlights Foundation Workshop June 8 – 11, 2014 Time is running out! Special Offer: 10% discount if you apply before March 14 (Purim) In bucolic Boyds Mills, Pennsylvania, the Highlights Foundation offers for the … Continue reading

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Take Advantage of the Purim 10% Discount | Writing Jewish-Themed Children’s Books, a Highlights Workshop

Writing Jewish-Themed Children’s Books | A Highlights Foundation Workshop June 8 – 11, 2014 Time is running out! Special Offer: 10% discount if you apply before March 14 (Purim) In bucolic Boyds Mills, Pennsylvania, the Highlights Foundation offers for the … Continue reading

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Announcing 2013 Highlights Workshop | Writing Jewish-Themed Children’s Books

Writing Jewish-Themed Children’s Books | A Highlights Foundation Workshop June 9 – 12, 2013 In bucolic Boyds Mills, Pennsylvania, the Highlights Foundation offers for the third time a hands-on workshop specifically designed for writers of Jewish-themed content. Whether your manuscript … Continue reading

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Editors Roundtable | Debra Hess, Highlights Senior Editor

Debra Hess, senior editor at Highlights for Children, comments on what she looks for during the May 16, 2011 Editors Roundtable at the Highlights Foundation workshop, Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books. Enjoy!

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Jewish Children’s Literature Experts Offer Writing Workshop

From the Highlights Foundation: Publishers of Jewish-Themed children’s writing are heading off in new directions, and the Highlights Foundation invited Barbara Krasner, publisher of The Whole Megillah: The Writer’s Resource for Jewish-themed Children’s Books, to create an expert-packed workshop to … Continue reading

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Registration Now Open! Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books

Highlights Foundation Workshop–Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books Registration is now open for the second annual Highlights Foundation workshop, “Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books.” When: May 15-18, 2011 (starts with dinner on the 15th and ends with lunch and an optional tour of … Continue reading

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Ideas Can Come from Anywhere–Even Jane Yolen

The first-ever Highlights Foundation workshop for writers of Jewish-themed children’s books took place at the founders’ home in Boyds Mills, PA from May 23-25. Throughout the following weeks, I’ll be sharing some highlights (no pun intended) of what the speakers … Continue reading

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