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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
• Subject and Genre Gaps in the Jewish Children’s Library
• Extending the Market for Jewish Children’s Books
• The Multicultural Curriculum and Books of Jewish Interest
• From the Publishers’ Perspective
At the Convention, a reception was held on the occasion of
the 50th anniversary of the Jewish Book Annual and its editor,
Dr. Jacob Kabakoff.
CHILDREN’S WRITING CONTEST
The Jewish Book Council sponsored a writing contest in co­
operation with
Shofar
magazine for children of grades one
through eight. The children were asked to write essays on the
theme, “Explore Your Jewish World.” The essays received by
the Council were judged by Ellen Cole, librarian at the Library
of Congregation B’nai Jehudah, Kansas City, MO. The winning
essays were published in
Shofar
magazine.
JEWISH BOOK WORLD AND JEWISH BOOKS IN REVIEW
Jewish Book World,
the Council’s quarterly newsletter, contin­
ued to demonstrate advertising revenue growth and its editorial
content maintained a high quality under the new editor of Amy
Gottlieb.
Jewish Books in Review
reached a wide audience through
distribution by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency and added new
reviewers to its roster.