Adina Rishe Gewirtz

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Yesterday someone asked me if my characters were modeled on specific people. Sometimes they are, but I’ve found that to be a sticky wicket, as they say, because people don’t often understand the difference between fiction and life. Lately this has come up a lot. My wonderful agent, Ashley Grayson, often sends food-for-thought emails to the writers he...

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Blue Window by Adina Rishe Gewirtz
"Blue Window is a marvelous work of literary fantasy that explores the wavering line between good and evil, the power of anger and the strength of all children to make a difference.
When five siblings slip through a window into an unfamiliar world,..." Read more of this review »
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"Every once in a great while, a children’s book appears that has the requisite magic to enthrall its young readers and the philosophical depth and richness to teach them profound lessons about how to undermine the corruption of a damaged world. Blu..." Read more of this review »
More of Adina 's books…
“But when you're in second grade, you don't yet know the meaning of impossible”
Adina Rishe Gewirtz, Zebra Forest

“Rew looked like he had put his face up to the sky in a rainstorm of freckles”
Adina Rishe Gewirtz, Zebra Forest

“After the woman left, Gran, staring out back at the Zebra Forest, said to me, 'I'm a liar, I'll admit. But I pride myself on being a really good liar. That's part of my educational philosophy, too, Annie B. Mark that down. Lesson one: If you're going to do something, make sure to do it with excellence.”
Adina Rishe Gewirtz, Zebra Forest

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