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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: Tour Day 1: Carla Jablonski, author of Resistance (Sydney Taylor Honor Award winner in the Older Readers Category); Leland Purvis, illustrator of [...]

2011 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour

Today begins the 2011 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour! (My post on the 2011 Sydney Taylor Book Award). As explained in the AJL Blog, People of the Books, “The Sydney Taylor Book Award will be celebrating and showcasing its 2011 gold and silver medalists with a Blog Tour, February 6-11, 2011! Interviews with winning [...]

2011 Sydney Taylor Book Awards

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The Sydney Taylor Book Award was announced January 2011. The award is presented to “outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience.” It is presented by the Association of Jewish Libraries and “encourages the publication and widespread use of quality Judaic literature.” Gold medals are presented in three categories: Younger Readers, Older Readers, [...]