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2013 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners Reveal Their Darkest Secrets During Blog Tour

Announcing the 2013 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners Blog Tour Beginning February 11, the Gold and Silver recipients of the 2013 Sydney Taylor Book Award participate in a wide-ranging tour of blogs. Please visit these sites and find out more … Continue reading

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2013 Sydney Taylor Book Awards Announced at Mid-winter Association of Jewish Libraries

At the Mid-winter meeting of the Association of Jewish Libraries today, Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee chair Aimee Lurie announced the 2013 winners. Read the press release and see the list of winners. Throughout the year, The Whole Megillah provides … Continue reading

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Hanukkah Read Up | Association of Jewish Libraries List of Children’s Hanukkah Books

Hanukkah Read Up! The Association of Jewish Libraries has created “Hanukkah Read Up!,” a list of Hanukkah books for children recommended by the Sydney Taylor Book Award committee. The colorful two-page flyer is  available on the AJL website. All the … 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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The Collaboration between Author and Illustrator | Resistance by Carla Jablonski and Leland Purvis

The Whole Megillah speaks with Resistance author Carla Jablonski and illustrator Leland Purvis about their collaboration to produce this Sydney Taylor Honor book for older readers. The Whole Megillah (TWM): Carla, what brought you to write a graphic novel? Carla … Continue reading

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Author and Publicist Collaboration | The Story of Hereville

Mary Ann Zissimos is Publicist, Abrams Books for Young Readers | Amulet. She and author/illustrator Barry Deutsch worked together to promote Hereville. The Whole Megillah decided to find out more about the inhouse publicist and author collaboration. The Whole Megillah … Continue reading

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Editor’s Notebook: Leah Larson, YM Books

Leah Larson is the founder and publisher of Yaldah magazine, now in its sixth year. The quarterly publication has subscribers worldwide, an editorial board of talented girls, a small staff, and is available in select Barnes & Noble bookstores. All the … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2011 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour

Mark your calendars from February 6-11 to visit your favorite blogs and read interviews with this year’s Sydney Taylor Book Award and Honor Award recipients! The Whole Megillah will be hosting a wrap-up roundtable with all the winners on February … Continue reading

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Report on the 12th Annual Jewish Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Conference

Anyone who doubted that the annual Jewish Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators conference in New York City would continue its longstanding tradition of excellence as sponsorship and venue moved from the 92nd Street Y to the Jewish Book Council (JBC) … Continue reading

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Announcing the Twelfth Annual Jewish Children’s Writers & Illustrators Conference

The Jewish Book Council has announced the Twelfth Annual Jewish Children’s Writers & Illustrators Conference to be held on Sunday, November 21, at the Center for Jewish History in New York City. Many of you may have known this conference … Continue reading

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