March 24, 2017

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“Vincent and Theo” | A Conversation with Deborah Heiligman

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In her stunning dual biography of the artist Vincent Van Gogh and his brother Theo, the author delivers a breathtaking portrait of their relationship.

Sydney Taylor Book Awards Honor Heiligman, Borden, Glaser

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The Association of Jewish Libraries has given its 2013 Sydney Taylor Book Awards to Hannah’s Way, by Linda Glaser; His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg, by Louise Borden; and Intentions, by Deborah Heiligman.

Review of the Day: The Boy Who Loved Math by Deborah Heiligman

The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdős By Deborah Heiligman Illustrated by LeUyen Pham Roaring Brook (an imprint of Macmillan) ISBN: 978-1-59643-307-6 Ages 6 and up On shelves June 25th Make a beeline for your local library’s children’s biography section and learn firsthand the shocking truth about picture book bios of […]

Getting it Right, Making it Fun: NYPL Panelists Talk Writing Nonfiction

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At a recent New York Public Library panel on Ethics and Nonfiction, four popular juvenile nonfiction authors discussed the challenges of writing entertaining and enlightening works for kids while adhering to the facts.