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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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Honey and Me shortlisted for the 2023/24 Hackmatack Award!

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…

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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 😃!

Library Book Club Chat

I adore doing author visits and this was one was particularly fun because the kids at Henry Waldinger Memorial Library in Valley Stream, NY had already all read Honey and Me and had the best questions!

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.