Tag Archives: Holocaust books for children

Author’s Notebook | Angela Cerrito and The Safest Lie

The Whole Megillah talks to Angela Cerrito, author of The Safest Lie (Holiday House, 2015, 181 pp.) The Whole Megillah (TWM): You had a long journey with this book. What was your process? Angela Cerrito (AC): Honestly, in the beginning … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Kathy Kacer, World War II and Holocaust Fiction & Nonfiction Author

The Whole Megillah (TWM): When did you first discover you wanted to be a writer? Kathy Kacer (KK): I always loved writing. As a kid, I wrote poetry, short stories, songs, you name it. I kept journals and still have … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Ellen Bari, The Tattered Prayer Book

The Whole Megillah (TWM): What prompted you to write The Tattered Prayer Book? Ellen Bari (EB): When my daughter was picture book age, there were almost no books about the Holocaust for young children. I felt there needed to be … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | David Adler

Author David A. Adler has written more than 200 books. I first met David at the annual Jewish Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Conference and was impressed with his overall knowledge and skill. I had been reading his picture book … Continue reading

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