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March 22, 2021
Elizabeth Cover

Elizabeth Started All the Trouble Play

This year, in honor of the 100th anniversary of women winning their fight for the right to vote, the League of Women Voters in Fresno, California […]
August 24, 2015

READER’s THEATER

As part of the California Young Reader Medal program, educators in California have made my book into a play, and I think it’s great. And I […]
November 19, 2014

Doreen Rappaport speaks on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Last April I appeared at the Great Neck Public Library on Long Island and Michal Hoschander Malen, a librarian and editor of reference books and children’s […]
February 27, 2014
Sierra Vista

TRYING TO CATCH UP WITH ALL OF YOU

Wow, it’s been such an extremely busy but exciting time since I last communicated with you.  It’s way too long since I put up a post […]
April 2, 2013

CELEBRATE WOMEN’S HISTORY ALL YEAR LONG

HONORING THE FUTURE WOMEN OF THE WORLD WITH WOMEN OF THE PAST I was honored this month to be interviewed about my books about women by […]
April 1, 2013

MEET BANK STREET’S AWARD WINNING AUTHORS

Beyond Courage was privileged to win the Flora Stieglitz Strauss award for Non-fiction given out by the Bank Street Children’s Book Committee. I was away during […]
April 1, 2013

TWO AUTHORS LOOK AT THE LIFE OF HELEN KELLER

I don’t know if you’ve read Deborah Hopkinton’s wonderful new book, Annie and Helen, illustrated by Raul Colon, and published by Schwartz & Wade. I always […]
February 11, 2013
2013 Blog Tour

OOPS, I’M FLOATING IN CYBERSPACE

The Cyberspace Sydney Taylor Blog Tour for the authors who won awards this year from the Association of Jewish Libraries starts today. Here’s the direct link […]
February 8, 2013
firstbook

THE NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE

On Saturday, January 19, 2013, the wonderful organization of First Book that supplies books for thousands of children was part of the National Day of Service […]