Wow, how cool! Honey and Me has been shortlisted in the English language fiction category of The Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award–a literary program designed for young readers and based in Atlantic Canada. Each year, thousands of children in grades four to six read from the selection of outstanding Canadian books and vote for their…
I am so honored that Honey and Me was featured in the May/June 2023 issue of The Horn Book Magazine in a special article by Sadaf Siddique and Heidi Rabinowitz on “We Need Diverse Muslim and Jewish Books: An Update.” You can see the whole article here: The Horn Book
Thank you to Marlaina Cockcroft for this amazing article in School Library Journal about recent Jewish-themed books that show a diversity of characters and genres and for highlighting Honey and Me …and me 😃!
So exciting to find out that Honey and Me was selected as one of the 2023 Notable Social Studies Trade Books Award Winners! The NOTABLE SOCIAL STUDIES LIST is “an annual reading list of exceptional books for use in social studies classrooms, selected by social studies educators.”
I absolutely loved doing an author visit and writing workshop with Years 5 and 6 at Naima JPS. They were enthusiastic, engaged, creative and super fun!
In the early fall of 2016 I happened upon a goldmine of a blog for Jewish writing, including a list of awards and contests. I was astonished to find one for unpublished Jewish children’s novels and with the deadline only a few days away, I applied… and several months later found out that I’d won,…
Click IMG_0496 for a video of the award announcement! Press release of all the 2023 ALA Youth Media Award winners here.