Biography – CYAPodcast

Category: Biography

Anything Can Happen: Indi Reviews

Words of truth: “Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me … Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”

 

Emily – “Displacement: A Travelogue” by Lucy Kninsley
Kelly – “All Our Worlds: Diverse Fantastic Fiction” website by Kate Diamond
Jenny – “Words with Wings” by Nikki Grimes
Cathie Sue – “Whose Tools?” by Toni Buzzeo and Jim Datz
Adrienne – “Bill Withers: The Soul Man Who Walked Away” by Andy Greene, Rolling Stone, April 14, 2015, and
15 Best Moments at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 Induction.”

Mania Picture Books

 

“Hi, Koo!: A Year of Seasons” by Jon J. Muth

“Hot Rod Hamster Monster Truck Mania!: by Cynthia Lord

“Go! Go! Go! Stop!” By Charise Mericle Harper

“The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend” by Dan Santat

“Hello My Name is Ruby” by Phillip Stead

“The Right Word : Roget and His Thesaurus” by Jennifer Bryant

SPB: Six Picture Books – Fall 2014

We review these six picture books:

A Fish Named Glub by Dan Bar-El and Josee BiSaillon
When the Wind Blew by Alison Jackson and Doris Barrette
Professor Whiskerton presents Steampunk ABC by Lisa Falkenstern
A Puddle Pug by Kim Norman and Keika Yamaguchi
The Scraps Book: Notes From A Colorful Life by Lois Ehlert
Have you seen my dragon by Steve Light

Rebuild Yourself: Indi Reviews

“Hard is trying to rebuild yourself, piece by piece, with no instruction book, and no clue as to where all the important bits are supposed to go.”

Karl – “Don’t Pigeonhole Me!” by Mo Willems
Jenny – “Red Shirts” by John Scalzi
Emily – “Andre the Giant: Life and Legend” by Box Brown
Adrienne – “What Do You Think of Ted Williams Now?” by Richard Ben Cramer.

Bad Girls: Sirens, Jezebels, Murderesses, Thieves & Other Female Villains by Jane Yolen

Bad Girls by Jane Yolen

“Bad Girls” by Jane Yolen

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Cathie Sue
Emily
Jenny
Karl
Adrienne

Upcoming:

“Cats of Tanglewood Forest” by Charles de Lint

Six Biography Picture Books

“Chuck Close: Face Book” by Chuck Close
“Barnum’s Bones: How Barnum Brown Discovered the Most Famous Dinosaur in the World” by Tracy Fern
“A Boy called Dickens” by Deborah Hopkinson
“Minette’s Feast: The Delicious Story of Julia Child” by Susanna Reich
“The Watcher: Jane Goodalls Life with the Chimps” by Jeanette Winter (this book not reviewed for podcast)
“Me ….Jane” by Patrick McDonnell
“Noah Webster and His Words” by Jeri Ferris

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Cathie Sue
Emily
Jenny
Karl
Adrienne

Upcoming:
“A Confusion of Princes” by Garth Nix
“Raven Boys” by Maggie Stiefvater