Click IMG_0496 for a video of the award announcement! Press release of all the 2023 ALA Youth Media Award winners here.
Five lucky people can win a copy of Honey and Me! Teaching Books and Scholastic are giving away five copies. Teachers–and anyone else who loves cozy, funny coming-of-age novels for 9-12 year olds–can all enter to win. US addresses only though. Deadline is January 26th. Contests & Giveaways | January 2023
When I first wanted to write books for children I went down to Books of Wonder in NYC and spoke to a bookseller there about what new books kids were reading and loving (and came home with a huge haul to read and study.) Last Thursday I went down to see my own book on the…
This was a most special event that I am still on a high from. On the third night of Chanukah, the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/Rae Kushner Yehiva High School (a Modern Orthodox day school in NJ)’s PTA (KPAC) sponsored an author visit where I spoke to parents and students about my journey to becoming an…
The most unflattering photos of me at the BEST event 😭. Also, I’m not sure why I’m looking down as I actually spoke off the cuff — I think the second photo must be from when I was reading a short excerpt from Honey and Me. In any case, I had the most wonderful time…
Thank you Laura and all the staff at Scattered Books in Chappaqua, NY for supporting Honey and Me in a wonderful pre-holiday book signing. Special treat to see a friend who used to live in London and now lives in New York come in with her daughter 💜
Along with some stellar stories I can’t wait to read, and many authors I so admire, Honey and Me is included in The Best Jewish Children’s Books of 2022.
“A warm-hearted and intelligent coming-of-age story.”
…And Best Middle Grade Friendship Stories of 2022! Yay Kirkus Reviews!