This year’s list features culinary espionage, dragons, and a purse shaped like a french-fry takeout box
Rokhl’s Golden City: The revolution that belatedly gave birth to children’s books in Yiddish
It’s Halloween. Kids want to be scared. And there is a gaping, bloody hole in the canon.
Kids’ books, cartoons, and music videos keep the mameloshn alive in an unexpected place
Enough with the children’s books about Anne Frank!
Trying to make children’s books more authentic and less stereotype-ridden isn’t censorship
Using literature to help your spawn feel less left out
From biblical tales to Holocaust stories, these books make perfect Hanukkah gifts—with a dash of magic and a bit of jazz
The Association of Jewish Libraries has suggestions in the wake of Pittsburgh
An adorably illustrated new children’s book means well but fumbles the details
Russell Freedman wrote for children but never condescended to them. His final book is a fitting tribute to this social-justice-minded writer.
After the illustrators escaped the Nazis, Lewitt-Him brought their Eastern European sensibility to London, where they designed everything from propaganda posters to stamps
Emma Lazarus, Elena Kagan, Gloria Steinem and others need not apply
‘The Number on My Great-Grandpa’s Arm’ uses animation to elevate a documentary about a survivor and his 10-year-old great-grandson
What do librarians think are the best Jewish children’s books of 2017? Let’s find out!
Physics for babies, settler horses, and other terrible ideas, poorly executed
Let the last-minute Hanukkah shopping commence!
Dave Eggers’s new children’s book looks at Lady Liberty from a whole new angle
How to teach children about the Jewish State without cheerleading for Israel
A new crop of books introduces young readers to people who fled their homes—in earlier decades, and today
Kay Thompson, creator of the legendary children’s book character, had lots of secrets—including her Jewish roots
‘Strange Fruit’ brings the story behind a song about racism and lynching to a new audience: kids
The legendary author will receive a prize in May from the American Academy of Arts and Letters
Author Meryl G. Gordon recently spoke about her Keshet award-winning book ‘The Flower Girl Wore Celery’ in Boston
A new picture book about Ruth Bader Ginsburg explains how a young girl who objected to injustice grew up to become the first Jewish woman on the Supreme Court