Penny Schwartz


Caleb Jacoby Hunt Takes Off at Jewish Maimonides School in Boston Suburb

By Penny Schwartz

Caleb Jacoby Hunt Takes Off at Jewish Maimonides School in Boston Suburb
At the Maimonides School, it was all hands on deck as students and faculty mobilized to locate one of their own: Caleb Jacoby, 16, an 11th-grader and the son of Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby who has been missing since Monday afternoon.Read More


Illuminating the Calendar’s Joys, From Nisan to Adar

By Penny Schwartz

Ilene Cooper knows children’s books. As the children’s book editor at Booklist — the review journal of the American Library Association — her eyes graze the roughly 5,000 colorful mini-tomes that cross her desk each year as their writers gnaw their nails, hoping for positive reviews.Cooper empathizes: She’s an author herself, with moreRead More



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