Tag Archives: Linda Silver

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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The Best Hanukkah Present You Can Give Yourself

Best Jewish Books for Children and Teens by Linda R. Silver (Jewish Publication Society, 2010) While you’re out buying Hanukkah presents for your kids or your grandkids, don’t forget your own needs. If you write Jewish content for kids, the … Continue reading

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Librarian’s Notebook | Linda R. Silver

For August 2010, The Whole Megillah Librarian’s Notebook features an interview with Linda R. Silver. Linda is a librarian and a specialist in Jewish children’s literature.  She has written two books on the subject as well as speaking, teaching, and … Continue reading

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A History of Jewish Children’s Books—Part One

This is the first installment of a multi-part series, adapted from a talk given by Lisa Silverman, Blumenthal Library Director of the Sinai Temple, Los Angeles on May 23, 2010 at the Highlights Foundation Workshop, “Writing Jewish-themed Books for Children.” … Continue reading

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