The Jewish Libraries has announced the Winners of the 2016 Sydney Taylor Book Awards! Congratulations to all of the winners!
Lesléa Newman and Amy June Bates, author and illustrator of Ketzel, the Cat who Composed, Aharon Appelfeld, Philippe Dumas and Jeffrey M. Green, author, illustrator and translator of Adam and Thomas, and Laura Amy Schlitz, author of The Hired Girl, are the 2016 winners of the Sydney Taylor Book Award.
The Sydney Taylor Book Award honors new books for children and teens that exemplify the highest literary standards while authentically portraying the Jewish experience. The award memorializes Sydney Taylor, author of the classic All-of-a-Kind Familyseries. The winners will receive their awards at the Association of Jewish Libraries Conference in Charleston, South Carolina this June.
Update: I am updating to include the link for the latest edition of the January Jewish Book Carnival, hosted by Marie – Boston Bibliophile. There are great links to browse, in various genres. Stop by and take a look!