Category: iPhone App

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

 

Put a Pin In It: Indi Reviews

Karl: “100 Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy: From the Marx Brothers to ?The Simpsons, Richard Pryor to Amy Schumer: 100 bits, sketches, and one-liners that changed humor forever” by

Kelly: “The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Power” by Ryan North and Erica Henderson

Adrienne: “60 teenagers reveal what they think is cool – and what isn’t – in 2016” by Maya Kosoff

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”

Red Glove or, The Devil Inside

Red Glove by Holly Black

Red Glove by Holly Black (author’s website)

Roll Call Question:
What children/young adult blogs do you read?

American Indian’s in Children’s Literature
Bookshelves of Doom
MotherReader

Topic:
Oklahoma 2011 Sequoyah Winners and 2012 Masterlists

Recommendations:

Cathie Sue
Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross
Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier
Mermaids are the new trend, here, here and here.
Ripple by Mandy Hubbard
Green Money by Not Holly Black

Emily
Dr. Who (BBC)
IPhone Nike +GPS app

Karl
Echo Bazaar (online game)
Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly and playlist
Weeding your collection (see Space Between Trees entry)

Adrienne
List of best written and acted TV Shows

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

Incarceron or A Tale of Two Prisons

Incarceron by Catherine Fisher

Subscribe/Listen in iTunes

Incarceron by Catherine Fisher book review mp3

Extended Resources

Catherine Fisher Official Website – sequel Sapphique due in December 28, 2010

Fox has the film rights to make Incarceron a movie – from ComingSoon.net

Washington Post review
Ferretbrain review

Moirae Witches – Wikipedia entry

Topics
Bullying

Summer Series Books (text file)

Recommendations

Cathie Sue: “We Hear the Dead” by Diane Salerni and “Revolver” by Sedgewick

Emily: “Will Grayson, Will Grayson” by John Green and David Levithan

Adrienne: iBookShelf App by Josh Pressnall $1.99 plus $.99 for scan feature.

Reading List

  • “The Wager” by Donna Jo Napoli
  • Heist Society” by Ally Carter
  • “One Crazy Summer” by Rita Williams-Garcia