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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
174
The Life and Works of Peretz
Transmigration of a Melody by Peretz
Jewish Bookplates
300 Years of American Jewish Literature
LIBRARY CITATIONS
During the past two years citations were presented to the fol-
lowing libraries which met the minimum criteria for a Jewish
library established by the Council: Jewish Public Library, Mont-
real, Canada; Joseph Herbach Memorial Library, B’nai B’rith
Women of District 3, Hillel Foundation, State College, Pa.; Tem-
pie Beth-El, Little Neck, N.Y.; Isidore Hershfield Memorial
Library, Jewish Community Center, Washington, D.C.; Temple
Emanuel, Worcester, Mass.; Parent Teachers Association, Temple
Ahavath Sholom, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Temple Israel, New Rochelle,
N.Y.; Esther Fishkin Memorial Library, Rego Park Jewish Center,
Rego Park, L.I., N.Y.; Horace J. Wolf Memorial Library, Jewish
Young Men’s and Women’s Association, Rochester, N.Y.; and
Temple Israel, Dayton, Ohio.
ISAAC SIEGEL MEMORIAL JUVENILE AWARD
The Isaac Siegel Memorial Juvenile Award consisting of $250
and a citation for the best Jewish juvenile published in English in
the United States was awarded in 1953 to Mrs. Lillian S. Freehof
for her books
Star Light Stories
and
Stories of King David.
In 1954,
the award was given to Deborah Pessin for her
The Jewish People:
Book Three.
The judges were Dr. Samuel Dinin, Los Angeles; Dr.
A. P. Gannes, Philadelphia; Miss Fanny Goldstein, Boston; and
Dr. Louis L. Kaplan, Baltimore.
HARRY AND ETHEL DAROFF MEMORIAL FICTION AWARD
The Harry and Ethel Daroff Memorial Fiction Award also con-
sisting of $250 and a citation was given in 1953 to Michael Blank-
fort for his novel
The Juggler.
The recipient in 1954 was Charles
AngofF for his work
In the Morning Light.
The judges were: Dr.
Mortimer J. Cohen, Philadelphia; Dr. Louis I. Newman, New
York; and Leo W. Schwarz, New York.