The Tower of Life
Matthew C. Winner’s Children’s Book Podcast
Click here to listen to Matthew C. Winner’s Children’s Book Podcast Featuring Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners & Honors
Tower of Life wins Sydney Taylor Book Award & Sibert Honor
So grateful that THE TOWER OF LIFE won the 2023 Sydney Taylor Book Award and a Robert F. Sibert Honor at the ALA Youth Media Awards!
Thank you to the awards committees for this incredible honor and for ensuring that Yaffa’s story will be shared with the next generation.
Scholastic Reads Podcast for Holocaust Remembrance Day
Please listen to this podcast interview with Chana Stiefel and Scholastic editor-at-large Suzanne McCabe about THE TOWER OF LIFE for International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Mock Sydney Taylor Honor for Tower of Life
Hooray! The Tower of Life won a Mock Sydney Taylor Honor! Thanks to all who voted! See the 2023 winners here for picture books, MG, & YA!
Tower of Life Selected for ALA 2023 Rise: A Feminist Book Project
The Tower of Life was selected by the American Library Associated for its Rise: A Feminist Book Project List.
See the full list here.
Tower of Life Nerdy Book Award
The Tower of Life was selected as a Nerdy Nonfiction Winner for 2022! See the full list here.
Tower of Life Wins Inaugural Russell Freedman Nonfiction Award
The Tower of Life has been awarded the inaugural Russell Freedman Nonfiction Award for a Better World from the SCBWI Impact & Legacy Fund, along with Freedom: The Story of the Black Panther Party by Jetta Grace Martin, Joshua Bloom, and Waldo E. Martin. Here’s the story in School Library Journal and Publisher’s Weekly!
Fuse8’s 31 Days, 31 Lists: Fabulous Photography
So honored that The Tower of Life was featured on Betsy Bird’s 31 Days, 31 Lists: Fabulous Photography with a spectacular review in School Library Journal.
The Tower of Life is a Booklist Editors’ Choice for 2022
Thrilled to see that the Tower of Life is a Booklist Editors’ Choice for Youth in 2022!
Jewish Link features Chana & Larry’s new books
Great feature about Chana and Larry Stiefel in the Jewish Link.