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Author’s Notebook | Richard Michelson, The Language of Angels

The Language of Angels: A Story about the Reinvention of Hebrew Written by Richard Michelson and illustrated by Karla Gudeon (Charlesbridge, 2017) The Whole Megillah (TWM): What got you interested in writing about the invention of modern Hebrew? I see you … Continue reading

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2017 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour | Final Stop

You’ve now come to the final stop along the 2017 Sydney Taylor Book Award blog tour, the culmination of a full week of insightful and inspiring award-winning author and illustrator interviews. Read about the blog tour and all 2017 Sydney … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Richard Michelson, Author of Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy

Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy Written by Richard Michelson and illustrated by Edel Rodriguez Knopf Books for Young Readers, 40 pages, 2016 The Whole Megillah (TWM): Since you had a personal relationship with Leonard Nimoy, were there differences in … Continue reading

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Making a Commitment to Your Writing

Although I don’t think it was premeditated, I realize I’ve made a commitment to my writing, specifically poetry. Here’s the evidence: I signed up for and participated in a Highlights Foundation workshop on Novels in Verse (which was outstanding!) I … 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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Poet’s Notebook | Rich Michelson, Northampton Poet Laureate

Award-winning poet and children’s book author Rich Michelson was featured in The Whole Megillah‘s first interview. When Rich was named the Poet Laureate for Northampton, Mass., it provided an opportunity to catch up with him about this latest accomplishment. The … Continue reading

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Book Review | Lipman Pike: America’s First Home Run King by Richard Michelson

Lipman Pike: America’s First Home Run King Written by Richard Michelson and illustrated by Zachary Pullen Sleeping Bear Press, 2011 The good things Baseball! The way Lip calculated the distance and speed needed to fetch a pair of boy’s stockings … Continue reading

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