Berthe Amoss was interviewed by Publishers Weekly , talking about her new book, Mischief and Malice, as well as her long and distinguished literary career.
We are saddened to hear the news that Ellen Conford has passed away .
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The Lizzie Skurnick editions of the All-of-a-Kind Family books was featured in the 12/14 edition of the Boston Globe .
Between now and Wed, if you order three of our All-of-a-Kind Family titles, you’ll get the fourth one for FREE! Plus, FREE shipping! Go here to order!
Lila Perl’s Isabel’s War, the first original book from LS Books, received a sterling review in the Wall Street Journal .
On November 5th, the Tenement Museum in New York City hosted an event to celebrate the release of the entire All of-a-Kind Family series. Joining Lizzie Skurnick was Sydney Taylor biographer June Cummins, historian Hasia Diner, and journalists Rebecca Traister and Anna Holmes. Through the magic of technology, you can watch the entire event here .
“Published posthumously, Perl’s moving WWII novel set in the Bronx traces a Jewish girl’s growing awareness of the atrocities occurring overseas. At first, 12-year-old Isabel views the war as an inconvenience, bemoaning new rationing rules and the growing shortages of luxury items. Similarly, she resents the arrival of Helga, a beautiful German refugee with “a swanlike neck, and luminous gray-green Read more…