Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Hanukkah Haiku - A National Jewish Book Award Finalist!

We were thrilled today to find out that Hanukkah Haiku was selected as a finalist for the 2008 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Illustrated Children's Books. There is only one other finalist for this award category, so it is very special! If you find yourself in New York City on March 15th, please join Harriet Ziefert and Karla Gudeon at the awards ceremony, which is open to the public, at the Center for Jewish History (15 West 16th Street), at 7:30pm.

Thursday, January 08, 2009

Hanukkah Haiku - A Sydney Taylor Notable Book

Hanukkah Haiku was chosen as a Sydney Taylor Notable Book for Young Readers. The Sydney Taylor Book Award is presented annually to outstanding Children's books that authentically portray the Jewish experience. Presented by the Association of Jewish Libraries since 1968, the Award encourages the publication and widespread use of quality Judaic literature.

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