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"Far Above Rubies" author Cynthia Polansky is a cross-genre writer whose versatility is enjoyed by a wide variety of readers. Based on the true story of a Dutch woman who voluntarily accompanied her 6 stepdaughters to Auschwitz, historical novel "Far Above Rubies" is excellent companion reading for young adults studying WWII, the Holocaust, and/or reading "Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl." Cynt... More
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11/18/2010Welcome to Cynthia's Revamped Blog (0 Comments )
True to my cross-genre roots (is that an oxymoron?  roots are stationary), Crossing Polansky:  the Blog About Everything has retired to that great archive in the cybersky.  As mentioned in the last post, I give you Stands With a... Read the rest of this post
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As I watched Julie and Julia for the third time, I braced myself for the Cinderella ending:  when frustrated writer Julie Powell hits the big time with her blog on working her way through Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French... Read the rest of this post
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1. Far Above Rubies (Paperback)
    Author: Cynthia Polansky
    Publisher: Martin & Lawrence Press
Young Adults 04/07/2009
57 Reviews  
2. Remote Control (Paperback)
    Author: Cynthia Polansky
    Publisher: Echelon Press Publishing
Adult 12/07/2007
24 Reviews  
3. The American Pit Bull Terrier (Terra-Nova) (Hardcover)
    Author: Cynthia Polansky
    Publisher: TFH Publications
All Ages 09/01/2005
4 Reviews  
4. Chicken Soup for the Volunteer's Soul: Stories to Celebrate the Spirit o...
    Author: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Arline McGraw Oberst, John Boal, Laura Lagana, Tom Lagana
    Publisher: HCI
N/A 07/15/2002
40 Reviews  
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1. The Secret of Yahweh! (Paperback)
    Author: LeFerna Arnold-Walch
    Illustrator: LeFerna Arnold-Walch
    Publisher: Mary's Lamb, Inc.
Young Adults 8/29/2008
Cynthia said: Sounds like a cute book, LeFerna! I confess to ignorance: why is the term "Yahweh" used? I see it a lot, but was never clear on its meaning or reference.
12 Reviews  
2. Boxers (Animal Planet� Pet Care Library) (Hardcover)
    Author: Cynthia Polansky
    Publisher: TFH Publications
All Ages 3/14/2008
2 Reviews  
3. Remote Control (Paperback)
    Author: Cynthia Polansky
    Publisher: Echelon Press Publishing
Adult 3/14/2008
24 Reviews  
4. Far Above Rubies (Paperback)
    Author: Cynthia Polansky
    Publisher: Martin & Lawrence Press
Young Adults 3/13/2008
57 Reviews  
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Comment by J.D. (Jan) Holiday on 7/13/2010 at 2:32 PM:
Hi Cynthia,
Got you note. Yes I did do my own pictures. Thanks!
Comment by Dawn Davies on 9/27/2009 at 10:36 AM:
Hi Cynthia, i feel the same about the usa too, fabulous land you have, yes we have history, but dont we all make history with every breath we take hehe great to meet you,dawn,bristol,uk
Comment by Carolyn Watson-Dubisch on 9/26/2009 at 11:50 AM:
Wow! Your book sounds so intense (far above rubies)... I'll have to take a look! :)
Comment by Phyllis Sdoia-Satz on 10/29/2008 at 8:38 AM:
Thank you for yuour invitation, Cynthia. I look forward to hearing from you. Please look at the books we have and tell us what you think.
Phyllis Satz
Comment by Retinna Bell on 10/27/2008 at 8:27 PM:
Wow. I accepted your friendship before actually reading your profile. I'm honored! You're a working author with numerous titles under your belt! Awesome!
Comment by shannon phillips on 7/21/2008 at 12:53 AM:
Hi Cynthia, it was great chatting with you at BEA, hope to cross paths again in the future!

Naomi Carrington
Bliss Literary Agency
Comment by Sue Corbin-Browne on 7/5/2008 at 9:56 PM:
Well, I finally finished "Far Above Rubies" and I have to tell you how much I loved it. Even though the subject matter is incredibly sad, you did a beautiful job of showing readers that the Holocaust happened to real people with hopes and dreams, strengths and faults.
Comment by Amy Bowllan on 5/1/2008 at 7:51 AM:
Hi Cynthia,

Thanks for the response about your favorite teacher. They should all be remembered. I hope you don't mind that I posted your response in the comment section of my blog.
Comment by Sue Corbin-Browne on 3/25/2008 at 8:22 PM:
Yes, please send me a brochure! I just ordered a copy of the book from Amazon and it's shipped already. I have spring break next week and I can't wait to read it!
Comment by Deb Gallagher on 3/24/2008 at 12:38 PM:
I see that you are a "former" Gallagher!!!

I write and illustrate picture books for young children. I am looking for a smalll independent publisher. have you any suggestions?

Comment by ayesha christmas on 3/17/2008 at 6:30 PM:
thanks for your invite,I would love to accept. your book sounds so interesting. Children at my school have recently read The underground reporters about a group of jewish children who published a childrens newspaper 'klepy' in czchecoslavakia during the war. they have contacted one of the survivors ... more
Comment by Catherine Balkin on 3/16/2008 at 8:04 PM:
Good luck with your book, Cynthia. And I'd be delighted to have you as a friend.
Comment by Heather Barron on 3/14/2008 at 10:01 AM:
Thanks so much! I will look for it! It sounds great!
Comment by Glenda Byars on 3/13/2008 at 11:14 PM:
Wow! Cynthia, your book sounds just wonderful! Can I get a copy? I'm very new to this Jacketflap community. I'm going to send your info to our Teen Department head, Tammi Brooks, at the Gadsden Public LIbrary in Gadsden, Alabama. Would LOVE to be your friend! Is the main character anything like... more
Comment by Pat Burns on 3/13/2008 at 10:22 PM:
Thanks for asking me to be your friend. I love the connections from JackFlap.
I hope you’ll check out our children’s book festival
This is our 5th year!
All my best,
Pat Burns
Cofounder Orange County Children’s Book Festival more

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