LISTEN: In response to the pandemic, The Book of Life is hosting a special series, Books in the Time of Coronavirus. Authors or illustrators of new Jewish books, whose promotional events have been cancelled due to quarantine, are invited to promote their books on the podcast.
The first episode in this special series features Gila Green, author of No Entry, a novel for youth about elephant poaching in South Africa, starring a Jewish eco-heroine.
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Thanks so much to Heidi Rabinowitz for inviting me to be a part of this important series. Heidi has been the Director of the Feldman Children's Library at Congregation B'nai Israel of Boca Raton, Florida since 1998. She has served as a member and chair of the Sydney Taylor Book Award committee and a member of the Sydney Taylor Manuscript Award committee. Heidi was a founding member of the PJ Library book selection committee. She has reviewed Jewish literature for both School Library Journal and the Association of Jewish Libraries Newsletter. Heidi co-created (with Marie Cloutier) the Jewish Book Carnival, a monthly roundup of Jewish literary links from across the blogosphere, and also co-created (with Susan Kusel) the Facebook discussion group, Jewish Kidlit Mavens.