I Love Answering Questions!

Yes, I do!

And with the publication of Gracie Brings Back Bubbe’s Smile, I’ve had a chance to answer lots of questions for blog interviews. Recently I enjoyed answering the thought-provoking questions posed by Barbara Bietz for the blog Jewish Books For Kids…and More!

When the interview was published, I was pleased to read Barbara’s description of my book as a “heartwarming intergenerational story.”

Here’s an excerpt of the interview:

“In her age-appropriate way, Gracie helps Bubbe heal after the loss of her husband. What do you hope young readers take away from Gracie’s story?

 In reading about an adult and child both missing a loved one, I hope young readers will see that it’s important to acknowledge feelings of loss. And when Gracie helps Bubbe gradually emerge from her grief as she teaches Gracie Yiddish words, I hope readers will see that it’s possible to experience joy and even laughter again, through love and sharing of culture.”

Sometimes I answer questions in person. I look happy to answer, right?

And sometimes I answer questions over Zoom, during an author visit. I look more serious, but I was happy to answer!

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