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Sydney Taylor Blog Tour Round Up

Last week was the 2011 Sydney Taylor Blog Tour. The blog of the Association of Jewish Libraries, People of the Books, has daily round ups of the tour with quotes and links to the blog tour stops:

ST 300x300 Sydney Taylor Blog Tour Round UpTour Day 1: Carla Jablonski, author of Resistance (Sydney Taylor Honor Award winner in the Older Readers Category); Leland Purvis, illustrator of Resistance (Sydney Taylor Honor Award winner in the Older Readers Category); and Sarah Gershman, author of Modeh Ani: A Good Morning Book (Sydney Taylor Honor Award winner in the Younger Readers Category).

Tour Day 2: Linda Glaser, author of Emma’s Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty (Sydney Taylor Honor Award winner in the Younger Readers Category); Claire Nivola, illustrator of Emma’s Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty (Sydney Taylor Honor Award winner in the Younger Readers Category); Evelyn Krieger, author of One Is Not a Lonely Number (Sydney Taylor Honor Award winner in the Older Readers Category)

Tour Day 3Barbara Diamond Goldin, author of Cakes and Miracles: A Purim Tale (Sydney Taylor Honor Award winner in the Younger Readers Category); Jaime Zollars, illustrator of Cakes and Miracles: A Purim Tale (Sydney Taylor Honor Award winner in the Younger Readers Category); Susan Lynn Meyer, author of Black Radishes (Sydney Taylor Honor Award winner in the Older Readers Category)

Tour Day 4Howard Schwartz, author of Gathering Sparks (Sydney Taylor Book Award winner in the Younger Readers Category); Barry Deutsch, author and illustrator of Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword (Sydney Taylor Book Award winner in the Older Readers Category); Dana Reinhardt, author of The Things a Brother Knows (Sydney Taylor Book Award winner in the Teen Readers Category) (here).

Tour Day 5Kristina Swarner, illustrator of Gathering Sparks (Sydney Taylor Book Award winner in the Younger Readers Category) and illustrator of Modeh Ani: A Good Morning Book
(Sydney Taylor Honor Award winner in the Younger Readers Category); Sarah Darer Littman, author of Life, After (Sydney Taylor Honor Award winner in the Teen Readers Category); Eishes Chayil, author of Hush (Sydney Taylor Honor Award winner in the Teen Readers Category)

Tour Day 6Morris Gleitzman, author of Once (Sydney Taylor Honor Award winner in the Teen Readers Category); and Sydney Taylor Award Winners – Wrap-Up. The wrap up includes a bunch of the Award and Honor authors talking — very interesting and a lot of fun!

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About Elizabeth Burns

Looking for a place to talk about young adult books? Pull up a chair, have a cup of tea, and let's chat. I am a New Jersey librarian. My opinions do not reflect those of my employer, SLJ, YALSA, or anyone else. On Twitter I'm @LizB; my email is lizzy.burns@gmail.com.

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