Also timely/time-sensitive: Along with the Book of Life podcast's Jewish Kidlit Mavens Facebook group, and the Jewish Book Council, the Association of Jewish Libraries is co-sponsoring #Readukkah, a Jewish Reading Challenge, during the eight days leading up to Hanukkah, December 15-22, 2019. Find out how to participate here.
Jill at Rhapsody in Books reviews A Moon for Moe and Mo by Jane Breskin Zalben and illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini, in which a Jewish and Muslim family find they have much in common and celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Ramadan together.
In No Entry, Canadian teenager, Yael Amar, signs on to an elephant conservation program and ends up coming face to face with violence, greed, and murder and the taste of a very real danger for all of us: elephant extinction.
Miriam Gil knows little about Israel. Her father won’t talk about his life there or the brother he left behind when he came to Canada. Hurt and angry when he tells her to move out to make room for his new girlfriend, she enrolls in an Israeli university. She falls in love with Guy...