Conference Proceeding: Jewish Picture Books: Activities, Songs, and a Behind-the-Scenes-Look

Jacqueline Jules is the award-winning author of twenty books for Jewish children, including The Hardest Word, Once Upon a Shabbos, Good-night Sh’ma, Sarah Laughs, and Never Say a Mean Word Again. She is also a former synagogue librarian, religious school teacher, and Tot Shabbat leader. In this presentation, the author will share how her picture books grew out of needs she saw as a Jewish educator. Ms. Jules will also provide extension activities for her books including songs, crafts, writing prompts, and discussion questions. Please join her for a lively session designed to enhance lesson planning and programming in your library. Hand-outs provided.