Tag Archives: Susan Goldman Rubin

Mid-Week Field Notes–January 12, 2022

Some very quick things: I’ve been accepted into the Kenyon Review writing session for teachers and adjuncts later this month. I’m thrilled to be writing with other educators under the auspices of a literary journal I revere. The Sepia Chronicles … Continue reading

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Book Review | Jean Laffite: The Pirate Who Saved America

Jean Laffite: The Pirate Who Saved America Written by Susan Goldman Rubin Illustrated by Jeff Himmelman Abrams, 2012 The good stuff Ahoy, matey – a Jewish pirate! Historical context – Rubin points out the motivation behind the piracy and privateering … Continue reading

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Mazel Tov to YALSA Nonfiction Winner & Finalists

The Whole Megillah congratulates author Steve Sheinkin for his Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults win for The Notorious Benedict Arnold. Mazel tov also to authors we’ve interviewed whose books made the … Continue reading

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Association of Jewish Libraries Announces 2012 Sydney Taylor Book Awards

Sydney Taylor Book Awards for 2012 Book Awards Younger Readers — Chanukah Lights, by Michael J. Rosen (author) and Robert Sabuda (artist) (Candlewick Press) Older Readers — Music Was It: Young Leonard Bernstein by Susan Goldman Rubin (Charlesbridge) Read the The … Continue reading

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Two-in-One | A Conversation with Music Was IT Author Susan Goldman Rubin & Charlesbridge Senior Editor Emily Mitchell

Earlier this year, Charlesbridge published a great new biography of Leonard Bernstein, written by Susan Goldman Rubin. The Whole Megillah got Susan and Charlesbridge senior editor Emily Mitchell together to talk about this great book (which I couldn’t put down) … Continue reading

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