Chai-lights

News about the the Book Meshuggenahs and their books.

January 2021 – Meshuggenah wins Sydney Taylor Book Notable Award
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2021/01/2021-sydney-taylor-book-award-winners-announced
Notable Book – Polio Pioneer: Dr. Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine by Linda Elovitz Marshall

July 2020 Publishers Weekly Spring 2021 Sneak Peek includes books by Chana Stiefel and Lisa Rose.

July 2020 – First Annual Chai-ku contest winners announced.
Read the article in Forward.
See the slide show in Tablet (scroll down to the bottom right).

June 2020 – TWO! Meshuggenahs win the 2019 Crystal Kite Award.
Hedy Lamarr’s Double Life by Laurie Wallmark (illustrated by Yevgenia Nayberg)
Just Like Rube Goldberg by Sarah Aronson (illustrated by Robert Neubecker)

May 2020Hedy Lamarr’s Double Life by Laurie Wallmark, illustrated by Katy Wu, is a 2019 Cook Prize Honor Book.

January 2016 Farmer Kobi’s Hanukkah Match by Karen Rostoker-Gruber, illustrated by CB Decker is a 2015 National Jewish Book Award Finalist