Let Your Hair Down: Max Said “Yes!” (The Woodstock Story)

Friday, July 10, 2009.

Max Said Author: Abigail Yasgur & Joseph Lipner
Illustrator: Barbara Mendes (on JOMB)
Published: 2009 Change The Universe Press
ISBN: 9780615211442

Exuberant, edge-to-edge illustrations and simple rhyme salute a generous dairy farmer who took a chance on four kids, their dream and the prospect of peace.

You can watch Max Yasgur addressing the crowd at Woodstock, 1969, here.

August 15-17 2009 marks the 40th anniversary of Woodstock. How will you celebrate?

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4 Comments »

Comment by jama

July 10, 2009 @ 8:15 am

40th Anniversary this year? Wow. Loved hearing your thoughts about this book — even though I now feel older than ever (I wanted to attend Woodstock, but it was too far from home, i.e., Hawaii). Will definitely put this on my must-read list. Thanks!

Comment by Laura S

July 10, 2009 @ 2:23 pm

This looks great! I can’t wait to get it. We visit the Catskills every summer and love going into Woodstock, but my kids don’t know its history.

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July 12, 2009 @ 10:45 pm

[...] Posted by  Heidi Estrin to The AJL Convention Blog Our “Social Media” speaker, Mark Blevis, hosts a podcast about children’s literature called Just One More Book. If you take a look at his website, you’ll see that he’s posted a message especially for us! It’s entitled “A little Book List: For 2009 AJL Convention Wannabes” and it provides links to past podcast episodes of Just One More Book that feature Jewish books. Visit http://www.justonemorebook.com/2009/07/07/a-little-book-list-for-2009-ajl-convention-wannabes/ to learn more. Also, AJL’s own Abigail Yasgur has scored an interview on Just One More Book about her new children’s book Max Said “Yes!” (The Woodstock Story). You can hear Abigail at http://www.justonemorebook.com/2009/07/10/max-said-yes-the-woodstock-story/. [...]

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July 13, 2009 @ 7:32 am

[...] Amanda from the Just One More Book Kidlit Podcast has posted about Max Said Yes!: The Woodstock Story. You can listen to a discussion about the book here. [...]

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