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Explode in an Hour: Indi Reviews

You better cook it right, or the finished soup really will explode in an hour. Good luck! Now, our Indi Reviews.

Kelly – “Things I Can’t Explain” by Mitchell Kriegman, writer of “Clarissa Explains It All” TV show, Nickelodeon, 1991-1994

Karl goes 40 days without Facebook for Lent, he learns tatting, the wonders of Coursera, and promotes his new podcast “In the Praise of Good Friends

Jenny – “Rain Reign” by Ann M. Martin, listed on the OLA 2017 Children’s Sequoyah Masterlist

Adrienne – When Slack and Litsy update their iPhone/iPad apps their notice to consumers is very entertaining

 

All Kinds of War: Indi Reviews

 

“There are all kinds of war” our individual reviews.

Kelly – “The Last Dragon” by Jane Yolen and Rebecca Guay
Karl – “A Tan and Sandy Silence” by John D. MacDonald, including two more Travis McGee booksJenny – “Night Gardener ” by Terry Fan and Eric Fan
Adrienne – “Bird & Diz” by Gary Golio and Ed Young

Too Smitten to Listen: Indi Reviews

Karl – “Goblins! : a survival guide and fiasco in four parts” by Brian Froud, Ari Berk, and Wendy Froud

Kelly – “Super Mutant Magic Academy” by Jillian Tamaki, webcomic of the graphic novel

Jenny – “Confessions of an Imaginary Friend” by Michelle Cuevas

Adrienne – “NerdCon,” and Robin Brenner’s article in School Library Journal, “Once Upon A Time in Minneapolis: A Librarian Attends NerdCon

Show Way: 6 Picture Books Reviews

“Home” by Carson Ellis, ,
Home by Carson Ellis,” American Indians in Children’s Literature – Debbie Reese
Home Sweet Home by Carson Ellis,” Kirkus Review, by Julie Danielson with Carson Ellis interview

Wolfie the Bunny” by Ame Dyckman and Zachariah O’Hora

Party Croc: A Folktale from Zimbabwe” by Margaret Read McDonald, Derek Sullivan

Rosie Revere Engineer” by Andrea Beaty, David Roberts,  YouTube video

Sam and Dave Dig A Hole” by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen

Show Way” by Jacqueline Woodson

Cousins is Cousins: Indi Reviews

Jenny: “Night Animals” by Gianna Marino
Karl: “Armada” by Ernest Cline
Adrienne: “As If: The Oral History of Clueless As Told By Amy Heckerling, the Cast, and the Crew” by Jen Chaney

Tougher. Stronger. Fearless. Indi Reviews

“Hang in there, and repeat after me. Tougher. Stronger. Fearless.”

Joy Graffitti (Cathie Sue): 8: An Animal Alphabet by Elisha Cooper
Pussycat Meat (Jenny): Elvis and the Underdogs by Jenny Lee
Jett Banshee (Adrienne): “Here’s Where to Start Reading the Works of Brandon Sanderson” by Martin Cahill, May 11, 2015. Read about Brandon Sanderson here.