Jewish Journal

Cindy Mindell

  • Books: Identity search comes from a familiar place

    May 8, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Nora Raleigh Baskin's fifth novel for middle-graders is her first "Jewish" book. Her books are the kind that draw young readers with the simple truth all good writers seem to share: Write what you know.

    This is something Nora Baskin's newest heroine, Caroline, knows: Her mom is...