May is Jewish American Heritage Month!
To celebrate, Lynn Library has created a display featuring materials to honor Jewish Americans.
Jewish American and Holocaust Literature edited by Alan L. Berge and Gloria L. Cronin
Judaism in America by Marc Lee Raphael
American Judaism: a history by Jonathan D. Sarna
Jews in American life and thought by Stephen J. Whitfield
Chutzpah by Alan M. Dershowitz
Exiles on Main Street: Jewish American Writers and American Literary Culture by Julian Levinson
Films on display include:
The Jewish Americans
They came for good: a history of the Jews in the United States
Visit the online site: Jewish American Heritage Month to learn more.
Award winning Children’s Books on display!
Lynn Library has acquired award winning books improving its children’s literature collection. They include:
My people by Langston Hughes with photographs by Charles R. Smith Jr, winter of the Coretta Scott King Award
The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney, winner of the Caldecott Medal
Red Sings from the Treetops, a year in colors by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, winner of the Caldecott Honor Medal
All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon and Marla Frazee, winner of the Caldecott Honor Medal
Going Bovine by Libba Bray, winner of the Printz Award for excellence in Young Adult Literature
Punkzilla by Adam Rapp, Honor Book winner of the Printz Award for excellence in Young Adult Literature
Tales of the Madman Underground by John Barnes, Honor Book winner of the Printz Award for excellence in Young Adult Literature
Charles and Emma: Darwins’ leap of faith by Deborah Heiligman, National Book Award Finalist
Where the Mountain meets the Moon by Grace Lin, Newberry Honor Book Award
Return to Sender by Julia Alvarez, winner of the Pura Belpré Award