middlegrade

IN CELEBRATION OF JEWISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH, Interview on the Scholastic OOM Blog

IN CELEBRATION OF JEWISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH, I spoke with Scholastic about Honey and Me, friendship, and Jewish joy in Children’s literature as an antidote to antisemistism. Honey & Me Celebrates Friendship May 2, 2024 This post was written by Brooks Jewell, Director, Scholastic Internal Communications. In her author’s note, Meira Drazin, author of Honey and Me,…

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Super fun visit with Years 3 & 4

I had the BEST time doing an author visit and writing workshops with Years 3 and 4 at the very special Naima JPS. The students were engaged, enthusiastic and a dream to work with. To be honest, I was super nervous beforehand because I didn’t want to let down or embarrass a certain Y3 student…

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School Library Journal feature

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 😃!

Author Q&A on Deborah Kalb’s interview blog

Insightful questions about Honey and Me in this interview with Deborah Kalb (December 15, 2022): https://deborahkalbbooks.blogspot.com/2022/12/q-with-meira-drazin.html    

Interview on From the Mixed-Up Files… of middle-grade authors

Honored to be interviewed as an author on the children’s books blog I write for (and have conducted many author interviews on!) October 27, 2022: https://fromthemixedupfiles.com/interview-with-meira-drazin-author-of-honey-and-me/

Author Spotlight on Kidlit411

A lovely first “author interview” and giveaway on Kidlit411 blog (October 28, 2022): http://www.kidlit411.com/2022/10/author-spotlight-meira-drazin.html.  

Guest Post on Purim for SCBWI-British Isles Magazine

I’m thrilled to share an essay I wrote for the Representation column of SCBWI-BI’s Words & Pictures magazine: it’s about the Jewish holiday of Purim, depicting the holiday in Honey and Me, antisemitism, Jewish joy, and school visits. REPRESENTATION Purim 6 MINUTE READ Purim is a Jewish holiday commemorating the saving of Jewish people in…

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