Sandy Eisenberg Sasso
Sandy Eisenberg Sasso is the author of several nationally acclaimed children's books, including God's Paintbrush, In God's Name and Who is My Neighbor. Publisher's Weekly selected two of her books, But God Remembered and Noah's Wife; The Story of Na'amah as Best Books of the Year. Abuelita's Secret Matzahs is the winner of the 2005 Sugarman Family Children's Book Award and the 2006 Best Books of Indiana Award. A book for adults, Midrash: Reading the Bible with Question Marks, has been issued in paperback in 2013. She is the 2004 recipient of the Helen Keating Ott Award for Outstanding Contribution to Children's Literature. The Shemah in the Mezuzah won the 2012 National Jewish Book Award for Best Illustrated Children's Book. She co-edited the Winter 2014 CCAR Journal entitled, A Symposium on Sacred Teaching and Spiritual Learning and received an Indiana Author's Award in 2019. Sasso has co-authored a series of children's books on New Testament parables with Amy-Jill Levine. She is currently the Director of the Religion, Spirituality and the Arts Initiative, IUPUI Arts and Humanities. A Very Big Problem and Judy Led the Way were recently published. Just released: The Raven and the Dove, the Big Fish, and the Stubborn Donkey: Animals in the BibleRead more Read less
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