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JEW ISH BOOK ANNUAL
D oub leday , V ik ing P engu in , L o th ro p , Lee & S h e p a rd , an d
H a rp e r & Row, as well as th e Jew ish pub lish ing hou ses , B e h rm a n
H ou se , Jew ish Pub lica tion Society o f Am e rica , M eso rah
Pub lications , a n d K ar-B en Books w ere r e p r e s e n te d . T h e gues t
sp e ak e r was M ilton Meltzer, a u th o r o f m o re th a n 30 books fo r
c h i ld re n an d adu lts . His talk was en ti tled , “E thn ic Roots: Why I
W rite Books fo r Jew ish C h i ld re n .” O th e r p ane lis ts in c luded :
J o h n B riggs , J r . , p re s id e n t o f H o liday H ou se ; R u th B. F rische r ,
d ir e c to r o f lib ra ry services, Sinai T em p le , Los A nge les; David
A d le r , c h i ld r e n ’s books ed i to r , Jew ish Pub lica tion Society; an d
S teph en Blitz, m a rk e ting d ir e c to r , M eso rah Pub lica tions . T h e
p ane l d iscussion was m o d e r a te d by D ebo rah B rod ie , sen io r ch il­
d r e n ’s e d i to r a t V ik ing P engu in . B lu G re e n b e rg , Council
p re s id e n t , w elcom ed the m o re th a n 75 pa r t ic ip an ts .
L IB R A R Y C ITAT IONS
A t th e N a tion a l Jew ish Book Aw ards C e rem ony , D r. L eon a rd
Gold , ch a irm an , L ib rary an d Pub lica tions C omm it tee , p re s en ted
citations to th e follow ing lib ra ries which m e t th e c r i te r ia es tab ­
lished by th e Council:
A d u lt L ib ra ry C o n g reg a tion
M ishkan Is rae l
H am d en , C onn ec ticu t
T em p le B e th Sho lom L ib rary
M iami Beach, F lo r ida
T em p le B e th Sho lom L ib ra ry
Saraso ta , F lo r ida
J o s e p h T au ss ig M em o ria l L ib ra ry
Em anu e l C ong reg a tio n
Chicago, Illinois
T em p le Sho lom L ib ra ry
Chicago , Illinois
A rno ld
8c
M arie Schw artz L ib ra ry
T em p le B e th El
G re a t Neck, New York