Anya and the nightingale


Anya and the nightingale

The adventure continues in this exciting sequel to ANYA AND THE DRAGON, where a dangerous monster lurks beneath the city and only Anya can keep him from taking her friends' magic -- and their lives.

The Adventure


Sydney Taylor Book Award Honor 2020


National Jewish Book Award Finalist 2020

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Pasternack’s accom­plish­ment is

con­sid­er­able. She has cre­at­ed a fic­tion­al world steeped in both his­to­ry and

fan­ta­sy, one which also con­fronts core issues of Jew­ish iden­ti­ty and female strength in the face of soci­etal


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Anya and her friends are a delightful bunch that anyone would love to go on an adventure with.



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Anya and the Nightingale is a National Jewish Book Award Finalist for Middle Grade 2020! 

Inau­gu­rat­ed in 1950, the Nation­al Jew­ish Book Awards is the longest-run­ning North Amer­i­can awards pro­gram of its kind and is rec­og­nized as the most pres­ti­gious. The Awards are intend­ed to rec­og­nize authors, and encour­age read­ing, of out­stand­ing Eng­lish-lan­guage books of Jew­ish interest.

Anya and the Nightingale received the Sydney Taylor Book Award Honor for Middle Grade published in 2020! 

The STBA is presented annually to outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience.

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Anya and the Nightingale is on the BookRiot Best Children's Books of 2020 list!