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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

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

Overly Sarcastic: Indi Reviews

“It’s my party, and I’ll be overly sarcastic if I want to.”

Jenny – “Local Girl Swept Away” by Ellen Wittlinger
Kelly – “How Little Lori Visited Times Square” by Amos Vobel and Maurice Sendak
Karl – “The Chaos” by Nalo Hopkinson – also mentioned, “Shadowshaper” by D. J. Older, “Brown Girl in the Ring” by Hopkinson
Adrienne – “And I Darken” by Kiersten White

When Everything Feels Like the Movies by Raziel Reid

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

Karl’s read alike recommendation: “Sprout” by Dale Peck

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

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

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

Nothing Is Impossible: Indi Reviews

In which we did nothing so that we could be impossible. Our indi reviews.

Karl – “Beautiful Music for Ugly Children” by Kristin Cronn-Mills
Jenny – “Get the Scoop on Animal Poop” by Dawn Cusick
Adrienne – Maze Runner movie review
Emma – “Shh! We Have a Plan” by Chris Haughton

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/.