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Jane Kohuth

headshot TENTJANE KOHUTH grew up in Brooklyn, NY, filling notebooks with poetry, journal entries, and unfinished novels. She graduated from Brandeis University with a degree in English and Creative Writing and from Harvard Divinity School with a Master’s Degree in Theological Studies. Though not all of what she’s studied makes an appearance in her work (no Biblical Hebrew yet), she finds that poetry and picture books have a lot in common. She also loves combining her interests and writing books that feature Jewish characters and themes. She has worked as a Jewish educator, a children’s room library assistant, a writing teacher, and a children’s bookseller and organizer of author events. Jane now lives and works in her house in the historic district of Holliston, Massachusetts with her husband, son, and black cat. She loves knowing that her house was built in 1871, making it the new kid on the block. 

Visit Jane online at: www.janekohuth.com

Jane’s Bookshelf:

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WHO’S GOT THE ETROG?
by Jane Kohuth, illustrated by Elissambura (Kar-Ben, 2018)

ANNE FRANK’S CHESTNUT TREE
by Jane Kohuth, illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles (Random House, 2013)
• an NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People

DUCK SOCK HOP
by Jane Kohuth, illustrated by Jane Porter (Dial, 2012)
a Bank Street College of Education’s Best Children’s Book of the Year, 2013
a Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best of Children’s Books, 2013
a New York Public Library’s Top Ten Picture Book Read-Alouds of 2012
a School Library Journal/Fuse#8 Production Blog’s list of 100 Magnificent Children’s Books of 2012

DUCKS GO VROOM
by Jane Kohuth, illustrated by Vivian Garofoli (Random House, 2011)
a Parents Magazine 20 Best Books of 2011
an American Library Association Great Early Elementary Read

ESTIE MENSCH
by Jane Kohuth, illustrated by Rosanne Litzinger (Random House, 2011)

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Bookmark Literary
Teresa Kietlinski
189 Berdan Ave #101
Wayne NJ 07470

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