The Quest for Excellence in Jewish Children's Literature

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Cheryl Banks
Lisa Silverman


When book selectors, book award judges, and reviewers seek to identify excellence in Jewish children's literature, they must look beyond the accepted criteria for literary and artistic quality. This article discusses that criteria and focuses on the special elements that contribute to excellence in the Jewish content of books for children and teens.


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Banks, Cheryl, and Lisa Silverman. 2006. “The Quest for Excellence in Jewish Children’s Literature”. Judaica Librarianship 12 (1), 69-78.
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