Monthly Archives: May 2011

May You Be Who You Are

Haley Tanner‘s debut novel, Vaclav and Lena, is now available. She will be blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning‘s Author Blog.

The day my first novel, Vaclav and Lena, was published, I didn’t do anything wild or anything flashy.  Continue reading here.

Campy Lizards, or, A Look Back to My Literary Beginnings

Earlier this week, C. Alexander London wrote about being an accidental adventurer and sequels and the Torah.
In honor of the end of Book Expo America 2011, and appearing on a blog aimed at the People of the Book, I am presenting the full, unedited text of the first book I ever wrote: Lawrence and Luther Lizard Go to Camp. Continue reading here.

BEA 2011

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We have a lot of NETWORK author updates for you…but that will come next week. For now…a glimpse at BEA 2011:

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Awesome Book Trailer Alert

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<<Grin>>

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Book Cover of the Week: FARM 54

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Published today by Ponent Mon: Galit and Gilad Seliktar’s FARM 54…view it here.

 

The Never Ending Book

On Monday, C. Alexander London wrote about being an accidental adventurer. He will be blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning‘s Author Blog.
By far the question I am asked most often by my young readers is, as well as by teachers and librarians: “When does the next Accidental Adventures book come out?” Continue reading here.

The Wandering Jew and The Yeti

C. Alexander London is the author of We Are Not Eaten By Yaks: An Accidental Adventure, and the forthcoming sequel, We Dine With Cannibals. As Charles London, his grown-up alter ego, he wrote One Day The Soldiers Came: Voices of Children in War and Far From Zion: In Search of a Global Jewish Community.  He will be blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning‘s Author Blog.
It’s odd that a middle grade novel called We Are Not Eaten By Yaks about two eleven year old couch potatoes and their adventures should have its origins in a personal quest for Jewish meaning, but if I had not been for the scattering of the Jewish people, I never would have been in Rangoon to celebrate the High Holidays with a few of the last Jews in Burma, and I never would have written it. Continue reading here.