Nonfiction – CYAPodcast

Category: Nonfiction

We Are Tied to Opportunity: Indi Review

12 Children Who Changed the World by Kenya McCullum

Jenny – “12 Children Who Changed the World” by Kenya McCullum

Cathie Sue – “Hot Rod Hot Dog” by Todd H. Doodler

Karl – “The Raven King” Maggie Stiefvater (Playaway edition)

Kelly – “A Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls” Jessica Spotswood, ed

Adrienne – The West Wing podcast

Sharing: Indi Reviews

So, when did sharing ever work? Never, I say. Never.

Karl: “I Hate Fairyland Volume One: Madly Ever After” by Skottie Young

Cathie Sue: “Narwhal Unicorn of the Sea” by Ben Clanton

Jenny: “We Found a Hat” by Jon Klassen

Adrienne: “Atlanta” (TV show), S1E7, “B.A.N.”

 

Whoosh!: Six Picture Book Reviews

Our six picture books reviews designed to make you want to live in a tree and drench passersby with your super-soaker and then write an article about it.

“Miss Twiggly’s Tree” by Dorothea Warren Fox
“Thunder Boy Jr” by Sherman Alexie and Yuyi Morales
“The White Cat and the Monk” by Jo Ellen Bogart and Sydney Smith
“Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber” by Sue Macy and C. F. Payne
“Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions” by Chris Barton and Don Tate
“Freedom in Congo Square” by Carole Boston Weatherford and R. Gregory Christie

Hold a Tick: Indi Reviews

Hold a tick. We’ve go indi reviews ready for you now.

Jenny – “Saved by the Boats: The Heroic Sea Evacuation of September 11” by Julie Gassman and illustrated by Steve Moors – “Dragons vs. Drones” by Wesley King

Cathie Sue – “Skunked: Calpurnia Tate: Girl Vet” and “Counting Sheep: Calpurnia Tate: Girl Vet” by Jacqueline Kelly

Kelly – “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” by Jack Thorne

Karl – Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress [image from abcnews.go.com] – “Bright April” by Marguerite De Angeli

Adrienne – “Finders Keepers” by Roy Deering – “Extraordinary Jane” by Hannah E. Harrison – “Chukfi Rabbit’s Big Bad Bellyache” by Greg Rodgers and illustrated by Leslie Stall Widener2016 Reading Roundup Double “R” Author Tour

HamCYAPodcast – Part Two

Hamilton: An American Musical

More books! Part two of our review and discussion about books that connect to the Hamilton Musical.

There are two parts to this podcast. Make sure you download and listen to both.

This is an annotated list of books discussed on the podcast. Let us know on Facebook any titles we overlooked. This list covers parts one and two of the podcast. HamCYAPodcast All The Books! [PDF]

HamCYAPodcast – Part One

 

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Big pile of books! We review and discuss as many books as we could get our happy little hands on that connect to the Hamilton Musical. So awesome, right? Yes!

There are two parts to this podcast. Make sure you download and listen to both!

This is an annotated list of books discussed on the podcast. Let us know on Facebook any titles we overlooked. This list covers parts one and two of the podcast. HamCYAPodcast All The Books! [PDF]

The Internet Combined Game of Thrones and Hamilton and It’s Perfect” by Terri Schwartz. IGN.

Ham4Ham – Videos of the cast performing on the street outside the Rodger Theatre.

My Spock” – Hamilton/Star Trek Parody on YouTube

“Astonishing Life of Octavia Nothing” by M. T. Anderson

Last Five Years” movie with a storyline similar to Angelica Schuyler

1776″ musical

The Weight of a Locomotive Train: Indi Reviews

Kelly – “Lion Hunters Series” by Elizabeth Wein. The series includes: “Winter Prince,” “Coalition of Lions,” “Sunbird,” “Lion Hunter,” and “Empty Kingdom.”

Karl – “PBS Idea Channel” on YouTube, and “Reasonably Sound with Mike Rugetta” podcast

Adrienne – “Mr. Ferris and His Wheel” by Kathryn Gibbs Davis and Gilbert Ford

The Death of the Hat: A Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objects selected by Paul B. Janeczko and illustrated by Chris Raschka

The Death of the Hat: A Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objects selected by Paul B. Janeczko and illustrated by Chris Raschka A History of the World in 100 Objects: From the Handaxe to the Credit Card by Neil MacGregor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We review “The Death of the Hat: A Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objects” by Paul B. Janeczko and illustrated by Chris Raschka.

Karl recommends “A History of the World in 100 Objects” by Neil MacGregor

The Octopus Scientists: Exploring the Mind of the Mullosk by Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen

We review “The Octopus Scientists: Exploring the Mind of the Mullosk” by Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen.

Karl’s read alike recommendations: “Moonbird” by Phillip Hoose, and “The Beak of the Finch” by Jonathan Weiner.

Shorty: Six Picture Books

 

“Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth” by Sanjay Patel and Emily Haynes
“Rude Cakes” by Rowboat Watkins
“Ask Me” by Bernard Waber and Suzy Lee
“The Bear Ate Your Sandwich” by Julia Sarcone-Roach
“It Could Always Be Worse” retold by Margot Zemach
“Trombone Shorty” by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews and Bryan Collier