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
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 Widener – 2016 Reading Roundup Double “R” Author Tour
We review “When Everything Feels Like the Movies” by debut and winner of the Canadian Governor General’s Award for Children’s Literature author, Raziel Reed. Interview with “The National” available on YouTube
“B.U.G.” by Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple
Karl made a klezmer music playlist for B.U.G. in GrooveShark – http://grooveshark.com/playlist/Klezmer+For+B+U+G/88347562
Upcoming podcast: “Panic” by Sharon Draper
How Lamar’s Bad Prank Won A Bubba-Sized Trophy by Crystal Allen
Roll Call Question:
What is your literary boggart?
Radical Change: As public libraries reinvent themselves, are we losing our leaders? by Margaret Tice. Library Journal. July 1, 2011
New York Public Library Scavenger Hunt
Find the Future: NYPL game site
Ken Scholes – author of Lamentation, Canticle and Antiphon
Stay out of the heat and have air conditioner reads.
Minions – get some
Karl’s recommendation: Peter’s Evil Overlord list
Flesh & Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and It’s Legacy by Albert Martin
6 children’s books
City of Fallen Angels and the entire TMI series by Cassandra Clare
Polly Shulman (author website)
Joshua C. Cohen (book website)
Roll Call Question
What author would you most like to meet?
Extended Leverage Resources
When She Hollers by Cynthia Voight
Brick (movie, Wikipedia entry, currently Netflix Instant)
The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson