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2016 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour | Final Stop

You’ve now come to the final stop along the 2016 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 2016 Sydney … 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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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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Book Review: Hereville by Barry Deutsch

Hereville–How Mirka Got Her Sword (Yet Another Troll-Fighting 11-Year-Old Orthodox Jewish Girl) by Barry Deutsch (Abrams Amulet Books, 2010) For ages 8-12 This graphic novel tells the story of Mirka Hirschberg, an 11-year-old Orthodox girl from Hereville who wants to … Continue reading

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