Conference Proceeding: A Conversation with Roger Sutton and Leslea Newman with Previous and Current Sydney Taylor Winners

Barbara Diamond Goldin, Rich Michelson and Lesléa Newman, all of whom received the Sydney Taylor Award, will discuss their careers as creators of Jewish children’s books with Horn Book editor-in-chief Roger Sutton. Topics they will discuss include: What inspired you to become an author? What did you read as a child? What were and are your main influences? What brings you to Jewish topics? What is the role of Jewish books in the movement for more diverse children’s books? What has been your viewpoint on the need for diverse books and where Jewish books fit in to that? What are your latest projects?