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Mid-Week Notes

Three quick things: The Jewish Book Council has just announced its 2019 winners. I agree with some choices, like Michael Dobbs’s Unwanted and, of course, Lesléa Newman’s Gittel’s Journey. But another book that won I thought lacked any authenticity. Sigh. … Continue reading

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Read and Post a Review for 2016’s Readukkah

From Heidi Rabinowitz: The Association of Jewish Libraries and the Jewish Book Council present the second annual reading challenge for Jewish readers of all ages, #Readukkah! To participate, all you have to do is read one #JewLit book and post your review to the event discussion board on … Continue reading

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June 2016 Jewish Book Carnival

The Whole Megillah is pleased to once again host the monthly Jewish Book Carnival! Here are this month’s links: From Shiloh Musings, Batya Medad reviews Witness to History by Sybil Kaplan. Medad calls it an amazing book of modern Israeli history … Continue reading

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January 2015 Jewish Book Carnival

The Whole Megillah is pleased to once again host the monthly Jewish Book Carnival! Here are this month’s links: The Fig Tree Books blog reflects on diversity within American Jewish literature. On My Machberet, Erika Dreifus looks back on her year in Jewish books. … Continue reading

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April 2014 Jewish Book Carnival

The Whole Megillah once again hosts the monthly Jewish Book Carnival! Here are this month’s links: On My Machberet, Erika Dreifus hosts Molly Antopol, author of the story collection The UnAmericans, for a Q&A. On the Jewish Book Council’s “The Prosen People,” … Continue reading

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Fourteenth Annual Jewish Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Conference

Registration is now open for the Fourteenth Annual Jewish Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Conference! Where: Jewish Book Council, 520 Eighth Avenue, 4th Floor, NYC When: Sunday, November 18 This conference is a staple for Jewish children’s writers. For more … Continue reading

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2011 National Jewish Book Awards

This week the Jewish Book Council announced the winners of the 2011 National Jewish Book Awards. Children’s books received recognition in two categories: Louis Posner Memorial Award for Illustrated Children’s Books Children’s and Young Adult Literature Mazel tov to the … Continue reading

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December 2011 Jewish Book Carnival

The Whole Megillah is proud to once again host the monthly Jewish Book Carnival! Let’s start off with exciting news from the Jewish Book Council — it has recently launched a new website and now offers readers the opportunity to … Continue reading

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New Consultant Added to 13th Annual Jewish Children’s Writers & Illustrators Conference

New Consultant Added! Margery Cuyler, Publisher at Marshall Cavendish/Shofar Books Registration is now open for the 13th Annual Jewish Children’s Writers & Illustrators Conference Register here Thirteenth Annual Jewish Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Conference Sponsored by the Jewish Book … 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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