Tuesday, August 01, 2006

The Book of Life Tells Stories, August 2006


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SHOW NOTES:

This episode of The Book of Life, a show about Jewish people and the books we read, celebrates the power of storytelling.
We'll hear from:

* Simms Taback, author/illustrator of the beloved classic Joseph Had a Little Overcoat and the new sensation Kibitzers and Fools
* Karen Golden, storyteller, about her CD's Tales & Scales and Pass It On
* Sharon Elswit, librarian at Rodeph Sholom and author of the award-winning Jewish Story Finder
* Gali Cooks, director of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation's literacy project, The PJ Library

Background music is provided by The Freilachmakers Klezmer String Band.

All books and CD's mentioned on the show may be borrowed from the Feldman Children's Library at Congregation B'nai Israel. Browse our online catalog to reserve books, post a review, or just to look around!