It's a Whole Spiel: Love, Latkes, and Other Jewish Stories Katherine Locke

It's a Whole Spiel: Love, Latkes, and Other Jewish Stories

Author: Katherine Locke
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Book Title
It's a Whole Spiel: Love, Latkes, and Other Jewish Stories
Author
Katherine Locke
ISBN
9780525646167
Includes a special introduction by Mayim Bialik, star of The Big Bang Theory and author of the #1 bestseller Girling Up Get ready to fall in love, experience heartbreak, and discover the true meaning of identity in this poignant collection of short stories about Jewish teens, including entries by David Levithan, Nova Ren Suma, and more A Jewish boy falls in love with a fellow counselor at summer camp. A group of Jewish friends take the trip of a lifetime. A girl meets her new boyfriend's family over Shabbat dinner. Two best friends put their friendship to the test over the course of a Friday night. A Jewish girl feels pressure to date the only Jewish boy in her grade. Hilarious pranks and disaster ensue at a crush's Hanukkah party. From stories of confronting their relationships with Judaism to rom-coms with a side of bagels and lox, It's a Whole Spiel features one story after another that says yes, we are Jewish, but we are also queer, and disabled, and creative, and political, and adventurous, and anything we want to be. You will fall in love with this insightful, funny, and romantic Jewish anthology from a collection of diverse Jewish authors.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Katherine LockePublisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young ReadersPublished: 09/17/2019ISBN: 9780525646167Pages: 320Weight: 0.95lbsSize: 8.30h x 5.30w x 1.10dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 07/01/2019Publishers Weekly 07/22/2019Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2019 pg. 93Voice of Youth Advocates 10/01/2019 - Recommended - Better Than MostBooklist 11/15/2019 pg. 47Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average
Includes a special introduction by Mayim Bialik, star of The Big Bang Theory and author of the #1 bestseller Girling Up

Get ready to fall in love, experience heartbreak, and discover the true meaning of identity in this poignant collection of short stories about Jewish teens, including entries by David Levithan, Nova Ren Suma, and more

A Jewish boy falls in love with a fellow counselor at summer camp. A group of Jewish friends take the trip of a lifetime. A girl meets her new boyfriend's family over Shabbat dinner. Two best friends put their friendship to the test over the course of a Friday night. A Jewish girl feels pressure to date the only Jewish boy in her grade. Hilarious pranks and disaster ensue at a crush's Hanukkah party.

From stories of confronting their relationships with Judaism to rom-coms with a side of bagels and lox, It's a Whole Spiel features one story after another that says yes, we are Jewish, but we are also queer, and disabled, and creative, and political, and adventurous, and anything we want to be. You will fall in love with this insightful, funny, and romantic Jewish anthology from a collection of diverse Jewish authors.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Katherine Locke
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Published: 09/17/2019
ISBN: 9780525646167
Pages: 320
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.30w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 07/01/2019
Publishers Weekly 07/22/2019
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2019 pg. 93
Voice of Youth Advocates 10/01/2019 - Recommended - Better Than Most
Booklist 11/15/2019 pg. 47
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average
Includes a special introduction by Mayim Bialik, star of The Big Bang Theory and author of the #1 bestseller Girling Up

Get ready to fall in love, experience heartbreak, and discover the true meaning of identity in this poignant collection of short stories about Jewish teens, including entries by David Levithan, Nova Ren Suma, and more

A Jewish boy falls in love with a fellow counselor at summer camp. A group of Jewish friends take the trip of a lifetime. A girl meets her new boyfriend's family over Shabbat dinner. Two best friends put their friendship to the test over the course of a Friday night. A Jewish girl feels pressure to date the only Jewish boy in her grade. Hilarious pranks and disaster ensue at a crush's Hanukkah party.

From stories of confronting their relationships with Judaism to rom-coms with a side of bagels and lox, It's a Whole Spiel features one story after another that says yes, we are Jewish, but we are also queer, and disabled, and creative, and political, and adventurous, and anything we want to be. You will fall in love with this insightful, funny, and romantic Jewish anthology from a collection of diverse Jewish authors.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Katherine Locke
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Published: 09/17/2019
ISBN: 9780525646167
Pages: 320
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.30w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 07/01/2019
Publishers Weekly 07/22/2019
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2019 pg. 93
Voice of Youth Advocates 10/01/2019 - Recommended - Better Than Most
Booklist 11/15/2019 pg. 47
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average