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Why We Write and Publish Holocaust Books for Young Readers

To commemorate Yom HaShoah, The Whole Megillah sponsored a survey of writers and publishers/editors of Holocaust books for young readers. The writers include Jane Yolen, Janet Wees, Susan Lynn Meyer, Andria Rosenbaum, Nancy Churnin, Susan L. Ross, and Kathy Kacer. … Continue reading

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There Is Room for More Holocaust Stories, Even in Picture Books

In this blog post, prolific author Jane Yolen talks about her inspiration for a new picture book about a Jewish family in Paris during World War II. Reading it, I began to think about the Holocaust stories still not told. … 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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