Mandrakes from the Holy Land

By Aharon Megged - By Trans. Sondra Silverston - Published 2005



In 1906, Beatrice Campbell-Bennett, a young Englishwoman on the fringes of the Bloomsbury Group, travels to Palestine to paint the flowers of the Holy ...Read Review

The Year the Music Changed: The Letters of Achsa McEachern-Isaacs and Elvis Presley

By Diane Thomas - Published 2005


Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

It is 1955 when fourteen-year-old Achsa McEachern hears “That’s All Right Mama” on the radio, sung by the as-yet-unknown twenty-year-old Elvis Presley. She ...Read Review

Chains Around the Fence

By Naomi Ragen - Published 2002


This story’s setting is New York City in the 1950s. Dave Markowitz, a dreamer, sees the future as a boundless horizon of ...Read Review