Book Talk – CYAPodcast

Category: Book Talk

No Intro: Indi Reviews

And, we jump right in with our indi reviews!

 

Karl – “Science Verse” by Jon Scieskza and Lane Smith

Jenny – “Mr. Squirrel and the Moon” by Sebastian Mechenmoser

Adrienne – John Green’s “Eighteen Books You Probably Haven’t Read” on YouTube,

Six Sci-fi Short Stories

 

Life on Mars edited by Jonathan Strahan

  • “Goodnight moons”
  • “Wahahla”

Welcome to Bordertown edited by Holly Black and Ellen Kushner

  • “Shannon’s Law”
  • “A Tangle of Green Men”

Can I See Your I.D.?: True Stories of False Identities by Chris Barton,illustrated by Paul Hoppe

  • “Cherokee Author”
  • “Black Man, White Man”

Flesh & Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire & Its Legacy

Flesh & Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy by Albert Marrin (Random House website)

Roll call question from Rummanah Aasi: What are your reading pet peeves?

Topic: “Non-white heroes the kiss of death in the marketplace,” by Gerritson, Tess. Murderati. 2011, May, 17.

Recommendations

Cathie Sue
To Twinkle: Lola & the Boy Next Door and Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins
Texas Gothic by Rosemary Clement Moore
Page by Paige by Laura Lee Gulledge
Garden Trug

Karl
Lost by Jacqueline Davies
Turntable.fm
Christine Lavin and her song “Air Conditioner(YouTube)
Lies My Teacher Told Me by James Loewen

Jenny
Queen of Sheba
Psalms of Isaac series by Ken Scholes
Wayne CoyneThe Womb

Emily
Game of Thrones on HBO
Roadside Assistance
Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead by Joe Cross (Documentary)

Adrienne
So You Think You Can Dance update
50 Documentaries to See Before You Die on Current TV hosted by Morgan Spurlock
Feed by M.T. Anderson (audio version)

 Upcoming

6 children’s books

  •      If rocks could sing  by Leslie McGuirk
  •     Press Here by Herve Tullet
  •     Perfect Square by Michael Hall
  •     A Suitcase Surprise for Mommy  by Cat Cora
  •     This Plus That : Life’s Little Equations by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
  •     Shout! Shout It Out! by Denise Fleming

City of Fallen Angels and the entire TMI series by Cassandra Clare
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

One Crazy Summer

Extended Resources

Rita Williams-Garcia Author’s website
Sally Wern Comport Illustrator’s website;  cover art , Jacket Knack interview
Black Panthers Wikipedia entry
1964 Brown University Scholarly Technology Group
Huey Newton
Gwendolyn Brooks “We Real Cool” Wikipedia entry
Brenda and the Tabulations “Dry Your Eyes”
Bobby Hutton Wikipedia entry
Reverend King The King  Center website
Bobby Kennedy Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights
Merriam Webster Wikipedia entry
Cassius Clay/Muhammad Ali
Mr. Bubble Bath Wikipedia entry
Eldridge Cleaver Wikipedia entry
H. Rap Brown Wikipedia entry
Ho Chi Minh Wikipedia entry

Related Book
Countdown by Deborah Wiles

Topic
Series Update (PDF)
How to do a booktalk
Nancy Keane, booktalks website
Google search results: How to do a book talk

Recommendations

Emily
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson
Yotsuba&! by Kiyohiko Azuma

Cathie Sue
Marvel iPhone App; DC iPhone App
#dearpublisher Twitter hashtag

Adrienne
Clean House Style Network
Finding My Place by Traci L. Jones