Jeff Gottesfeld

Jeff Gottesfeld Howard Jeffrey Gottesfeld (born 1956) is an American novelist, playwright, and screen and television writer.

Under the pseudonym of Zoey Dean (which he shared with his former wife Cherie Bennett), Gottesfeld co-wrote ''How to Teach Filthy Rich Girls'' which was developed into the series ''Privileged''.

He is also an award-winning children’s literature author. His titles include ''Twenty-One Steps: Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier'' (illustrated by Matt Tavares), listed on the ''The Wall Street Journal'' and ''Kirkus'' ''Reviews''’ best books for children lists and the ''School Library Journal''’s outstanding non-fiction children’s book list. ''The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank's Window'' (illustrated by Peter McCarty) won the Association of Jewish Libraries’ Sidney Taylor Award for notable title, and was named on the Chicago Public Library’s Best Children’s Book list, and ''The New York Times''’ Best Illustrated Children’s Books. ''No Steps Behind: Beate Sirota Gordon's Battle for Women's Rights in Japan'' was named the Freeman Book Award’s best picture book. ''Food for Hope: How John van Hengel Invented Food Banks for the Hungry'' (illustrated by Michelle Laurentia Agatha) won the Independent Publishers Association’s Bronze Medal, Children’s Picture Book (All Ages) and the Christopher Award. The Association of Jewish Libraries named ''The Christmas Mitzvah'' (illustrated by Michelle Laurentia Agatha), its Honor Book silver medal winner for the Sydney Taylor Book Award.

In addition, his play ''World’s Strongest Librarian'' won the American Alliance for Theatre and Education’s Distinguished Play Award. Provided by Wikipedia
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    The Christmas mitzvah / by Gottesfeld, Jeff

    Published 2021
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    The tree in the courtyard : looking through Anne Frank's window / by Gottesfeld, Jeff

    Published 2016
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