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LISTEN TO THE PODCAST    |    BUY THE BOOK     🕮    Deborah Heiligman 's first teen novel INTENTIONS won the 2013 Sydney Taylor Book Award. It is a powerful portrayal of faith betrayed, and how one heals from such betrayal. In this podcast, Deborah speaks about her inspiration for the story, and the doubts she experienced as she brought it to life. CREDITS: Produced by: Feldman Children's Library at Congregation B'nai Israel   Supported in part by: Association of Jewish Libraries   Theme music: The Freilachmakers Klezmer String Band   Facebook:  Twitter: @bookoflifepod   Photo: Deborah Heiligman (center) at the 2013 AJL Conference in Houston, TX, with her son Benjamin and her friend, AJL member Elinor Grumet. Your feedback is appreciated! Please write to or call our voicemail number at 561-206-2473.