Monday, April 15, 2019

The Length of a String

The Length of a String won a 2019 Sydney Taylor Honor Award in the Older Readers Category. It's a middle grade novel about Imani, an adopted black Jewish girl who wants to learn about her birth parents. When she inherits a Holocaust-era diary from her Jewish great-grandmother, she begins to see family in a whole new way. I spoke to author Elissa Brent Weissman by Skype.





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1 comment:

Heidi Rabinowitz said...

In the interview, Elissa mentions the New York Times Machine. You can find it here: https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/browser