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A History of Jewish Children’s Literature–Part Five

Jewish identity books Adapted from a talk given by Lisa Silverman , Library Director of the Sinai Temple, Los Angeles , May 23, 2010 at the Highlights Founders Workshop, “Writing Jewish-themed Books for Children” For those of you here who … Continue reading

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A History of Jewish Children’s Literature–Part Four

Adapted from a talk given by Lisa Silverman, Library Director of Sinai Temple, Los Angeles, May 23, 2010 at the Highlights Founders Workshop, “Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books” Genres of Jewish Children’s Literature—The Immigrant Experience Most Jewish picture books for children … Continue reading

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A History of Jewish Children’s Books—Part Three

Adapted from a talk given by Lisa Silverman, Library Director of Sinai Temple, Los Angeles, May 23, 2010 at the Highlights Founders Workshop, “Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books” Genres of Jewish Children’s Literature—Realism in Jewish Family Life The first book in … Continue reading

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A History of Jewish Children’s Books—Part Two

Sydney Taylor and the All-of-a-Kind Family Adapted from a talk given by Lisa Silverman, Library Director of Sinai Temple, Los Angeles, May 23, 2010 at the Highlights Founders Workshop, “Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books” Then we get to the most well-known, … 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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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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