Hey listeners! We here at the CYAPodcast are going to start a Picture Book Canon. Similar to Extra Hot Great’s TV Episode Canon and Slate’s Books You Must Read, ours will be a collection of the best picture books. Not only will the CYAPodcasters nominate titles, you can too! Take a listen to the recording to find out more.
“Dragons Love Tacos” by Adam Rubin
“Better Than Life” by Daniel Pennac”Readers Bill of Rights” (Book Riot, Shelf Consumed, & Book Chat Central, respectively)
“Story of Owen: Dragonslayer of Trodheim” by E.K. Johnston
“We Need Bigger Megaphones for Diversity in Kid Lit,” by Kelly Jensen. Accessed April, 29, 2014 on “Book Riot” website.
“Where Are the People of Color in Children’s Books?” by Walter Dean Myers. New York Times, March 15, 2014. Accessed April 29, 2014.
You know the cat vomit color when you see it. Individual reviews:
“Boa’s Bad Birthday” by Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross – Jenny
“What’s Your Favorite Animal” by Eric Carle and Friends – Cathie Sue
“Sacre Bleu” by Christopher Moore (audio version) – Karl
“Scraps: Notes from a Colorful Life” by Lois Ehlert
Yeah, so what if we ask stupid questions? It’s how we learn. Individual reviews:
“True Detective” HBO Show – Adrienne
(spoilers, you have been warned)
- “One Literary Reference You Must Know to Appreciate True Detective“, i09. Feb 14, 2014.
- “Her Looming Shadow Grows: The Complex Women of `True Detective`“, Grantland. Feb 24, 2014.
- “Writer Nic Pizzolatto on Thomas Ligotti and the Weird Secrets of ‘True Detective’“, Wall Street Journal. Feb 2, 2014.
- “How we got the shot: Cary Fukunaga on True Detective’s tracking shot“, The Guardian. Mar 17, 2014.
“Some Bugs” by Angela DiTerlizzi and Brendan Wenzel – Jenny
“Rooting for You” by Susan Hood and Matthew Cordell – Cathie Sue
“Good Neighbors” by Holly Black and Ted Naifeh – Karl
“The Bone Season” by Samantha Shannon
“Seraphina” by Rachel Hartman
Abhorsen series by Garth Nix
Graceling Realm series by Kristin Cashore
“Killer of Enemies” by Joseph Bruchac
Raven Boys series by Maggie Stiefvater
“Burning Sky” by Sherry Thomas
“White Space” by Ilsa Bick
“5th Wave” by Rick Yancey
“Sekret” by Lindsay Smith
Our mom’s and dad’s would be so proud. Our individual reviews of…
“Adventures of Superhero Girl” by Faith Erin Hicks
“Fangirl” by Rainbow Rowell (This was Karl’s pick, you can read Adrienne’s review here)
“Landline” by Rainbow Rowell
“Frozen” the movie
“Ball” by Mary Sullivan (compatible with “Banana!” by Ed Vere)