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The Passover Guest: Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour 2022

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Welcome to our stop on the 2022 Sydney Taylor Book Award blog tour! Author Susan Kusel (my own former STBA committee chair) and illustrator Sean Rubin were kind enough to answer my questions about The Passover Guest (Porter/Holiday), this year’s Gold Medal winner in the Picture Book category. In this...
      

Additional ALA Awards 2022

  Alex Award [for the ten best adult books that appeal to teen audiences] Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki (Tor/Tom Doherty Associates/Macmillan) The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot by Marianne Cronin (Harper Perennial/HarperCollins) The Witch's Heart by Genevieve Gornichec, ACE (Berkley/Penguin Random House) The Lirbary of...
      

Happy Anniversary: All-of-a-Kind Family

All-of-a-Kind Family by Sydney Taylor, illustrated by Helen John, was published by Follett in 1951, the first in a series of five novels. Taylor became the namesake for an award administered by the Association of Jewish Libraries for books for young people that “authentically portray the Jewish experience.” Here, Schneider...
      

Review of From Sarah to Sydney: The Woman Behind All-of-a-Kind Family

From Sarah to Sydney: The Woman Behind All-of-a-Kind Family by June Cummins with Alexandra Dunietz Yale University Press    383 pp.    g 6/21    978-0-300-24355-0    $35.00 This long-awaited — and much ­anticipated — biography is the first ever of Sydney Taylor (1904–1978), author of the beloved All-of-a-Kind Family books about five Jewish...
      

Dancing at the Pity Party: Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour 2021

Welcome to our stop on the 2021 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour! Author Tyler Feder was kind enough to answer my questions about Dancing at the Pity Party: A Dead Mom Graphic Memoir (Dial), this year’s Gold Medal winner in the Young Adult category. Feder’s look back at her...
      

Additional ALA Awards 2021

  Alex Award [for the ten best adult books that appeal to teen audiences] Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse (Saga Press/Gallery Books/Simon) The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune (Tor Books/Tom Doherty Associates/Macmillan) The Impossible First: From Fire to Ice - Crossing Antarctica Alone by Colin O'Brady (Scribner/Simon)...
      

Someday We Will Fly: Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour

Welcome to our stop on the 2020 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour! Author Rachel DeWoskin was kind enough to answer my questions about Someday We Will Fly (Viking), this year’s Gold Medal winner in the Young Adult category. In this lushly written historical novel, Lillia and her father and...
      

Additional ALA Awards 2020

  Alex Award [for the ten best adult books that appeal to teen audiences] A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by C.A. Fletcher (Orbit/Hachette) Do You Dream of Terra-Two? by Temi Oh (Saga Press/Gallery Books/Simon) Dominicana by Angie Cruz (Flatiron/Macmillan) Gender Queer: A Memoir by...
      

All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah near Santa Monica*: 2019 AJL annual conference recap

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This year’s Association of Jewish Libraries annual conference was held June 17th through 19th in Woodland Hills, CA. That’s in the Los Angeles area, near Topanga Canyon, lots of beaches, and plenty of other beautiful scenery. As a member of the Sydney Taylor Book Award committee, I was forced to attend.It’s...
      

All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah: Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour

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Welcome to the first stop on the 2019 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour! Author Emily Jenkins and illustrator Paul O. Zelinsky were kind enough to answer my questions about All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah (Schwartz & Wade/Random), this year’s Gold Medal winner in the Younger Readers category. All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah is...
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