Eve Tal


Eve grew up in the United States, but now lives on Kibbutz in Israel. She obtained her undergraduate degree in English and Literature from Oberlin College, and her MFA from Hollins University. She is both a published author of children's books and an independent scholar presenting papers and publishing journal articles about children's literature. Her published books include two award winning novels for young readers, Cursing Columbus and Double Crossing. As an independent scholar, she explores the issues that touch her deeply and responds to them with passion. Foremost among these issues is the representation of the Holocaust in children’s literature, both English-language and Hebrew. She has also written and presented papers on the topics of folktales, fantasy, and the representation of disabilities in children's literature.

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A Truth to Tell, Novels About the Holocaust for Young Readers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 48,820. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011 by Look Again Press. Categories: Essay » Literature
Exploring the historical treatment of the subject and literary devices authors use to effectively convey difficult truths, Eve Tal examines the ways in which the Holocaust is portrayed in selected English-Language and Hebrew fiction for young readers.

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