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Firebird: 6 Picture Book Reviews

“Firebird: Ballerina Misty Copeland Shows a Young Girl How To Dance Like the Firebird” by Misty Copeland and Christopher Myers
“Earmuffs for Everyone! How Chester Greenwood Became Knows as the Inventor of Earmuffs” by Meghan McCarthy
“A Fine Dessert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat” by Emily Jenkins and Sophie Blackall
“You Are (Not) Small” by Anna Kang and Christopher Weyant
“The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage” by Selina Alko and Sean Qualls
“Viva Frida!” by Yuyi Morales and Tim O’Meara

You can find more information about each book on our CYA Podcast WorldCat list page!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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,

My Shining Dishonesty: Indi Reviews

Karl – “A Great and Terrible Beauty” by Libba Bray

Jenny – “Gustave” by Remy Simard and Pierre Pratt

Adrienne – “Katytastic” video booktuber of YA books

Kiss the Horse: Indi Reviews

We are so much better than kissing a horse. Less whiskers. Our indi reviews.

Karl – “1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus” by Charles C. Mann
Jenny – “Wild Things” by Clay Carmichael
Adrienne – Rory Gilmore’s reading list

Next Big Thing in YA

The podcast groups was asked by retired librarian now current YA author Patrick Jones what we thought the next big thing will be for young adult literature. Well, we had a lot to say. Take a listen or watch the video. It’s all good stuff!

http://youtu.be/2B3XQUj6DFw

Look Up: Indi Reviews

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s….a Indi Reviews!! Yay!

Cathie Sue – “Toby” by Stacy Nyikos and Shawn Sisneros
Jenny – “Queen of the Tearling” by Erika Johansen
Adrienne – “Ordinary People” by Judith Guest
Karl – “Anne of Green Gables” by Lucy Laud Montgomery

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

PB Canon: Click Clack Moo, Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin

 

Click Clack Moo Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin

Click Clack Moo Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin

Our first submission to the Picture Book Canon, “Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type” by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin. Interested in submitting your favorite picture book? You can read how to here, http://yalitlovers.oklibshare.org/picture-book-canon/.

Getting What You Want: Indi Reviews

“Getting what you want is just as difficult as not getting what you want. Because then you have to figure out what to do with it instead of figuring out what to do without it. ”

Emily – “We Were Liars” by E. Lockhart
Jenny – “Paperboy” by Vince Vawter
Karl – “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan
Adrienne – This week’s best of Game of Thrones recaps collected by Vulture Magazine.