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News about the the Book Meshuggenahs and their books.

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 Laurie Wallmark (illustrated by Robert Neubecker)

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

April 2020 Gittel’s Journey An Ellis Island Story by Lesléa Newman, illustrated by Amy June Bates, wins the Christopher Award.

January 2020Gittel’s Journey An Ellis Island Story by Lesléa Newman, illustrated by Amy June Bates, wins the 2019 National Jewish Book Award for Children’s Literature