Thursday, February 26, 2009

Sonia Levitin's Return

Sonia Levitin, author of over 40 books for children and teens, has turned her Sydney Taylor Book Award-winning 1987 novel The Return into a a musical stage play. RETURN chronicles an Ethiopian Jewish girl's walk to freedom in Israel via Operation Moses. In this interview from The Book of Life podcast, Sonia describes the metamorphosis from book to play.

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P.S. Sonia Levitin also received the Sydney Taylor Book Award for Strange Relations in 2008, and two Sydney Taylor Honor Awards, for The Singing Mountain in 1998 and for Silver Days in 1989.

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