CYAPodcast – Page 22 – Read. Eat. Sleep. Repeat.

Ready Player One or, GAME OVER, MAN! GAME OVER!

“Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline (author website)

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Cathie Sue
Emily
Jenny
Karl
Adrienne
Guest: Scott Freeman

Upcoming:
“Never Fall Down” by Patricia McCormick

6 PB Reviews:

  • “Z is for Moose” by Kelly Bingham, illus by Paul O. Zelinsky
  • “Chloe and the Lion” by Mac Barnett, illus by Adam Rex
  • “The Wind That Wanted to Rest” by Sheldon Oberman, Neil Waldman and Peninnah Schram
  • “Boy + Bot” by Ame Dyckman, illus by Dan Yaccarino
  • “Yes, Yes Yaul” by Jef Czekaj
  • “Let’s Go Baby-O” by Janet and Andrew McLean

 

Oni Press Graphic Novels

“The Avalon Chronicles: Once in a Blue Moon”, volume one by Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir and Emma Viecele.

“Rascal Raccoon’s Raging Revenge!” by Brendan Hay and Justin Wagner

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Cathie Sue
Emily
Jenny
Karl
Adrienne
Guest: Scott Freeman

Upcoming:
“Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline
“Never Fall Down” by Patricia McCormick

 

Sequoyah Goes Lesesne

Dr. Teri Lesesne

Dr. Teri Lesesne

Dr. Teri Lesesne (rhymes with “insane”) visited with the 2014 Sequoyah Reading Teams for orientation Friday, May 4, 2012. In this meeting Dr. Lesesne was interviewed in the style of James Lipton’s “Inside the Actor’s Studio”. Armed with purple note cards, a microphone and an audience we covered topics from her favorite books as a child, what she learned on her first teaching job, the origin of “Professor Nana”, and her favorite curse word.

Dr. Lesesne speaks to the Sequoyah Reading Teams

Dr. Lesesne is a professor at Sam Houston State University in Austin, TX. She teaches classes in literature for children and young adult in the Department of Library Science. We were honored to have her and to share this interview with you.

2012 6 Picture Books Review: Round One

The Prince's New Pet by Brian Anderson

The Prince’s New Pet” by Brian Anderson (book website)

Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett

“Extra Yarn” by Mac Barnett, illus by Jon Klassen (author website, illus website)

Cow's to the Rescue by John Himmelman

“Cow’s to the Rescue” by John Himmelman (author website)

I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen

“I Want My Hat Back” by Jon Klassen (author website)

Seven Fathers retold by Ashley Ramsden

“Seven Fathers” retold by Ashley Ramsden, illus by Ed Young (publisher website, illus website)

A Dog is a Dog by Steven Shaskan

“A Dog is a Dog” by Stephen Shaskan (author website)

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Emily
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Karl
Adrienne

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making or, Welcome to Your Life

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne Valente

“The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making” by Catherynne Valente (author’s website)

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Adrienne

6 Picture Books Coming Up for Review

Here is a list of the six picture books coming up for review:

“The Prince’s New Pet” by Brian Anderson

“Extra Yarn” by Mac Barnett, illus by Jon Klassen

“Cow’s to the Rescue” by John Himmelman

“I Want My Hat Back” by Jon Klassen

“Seven Fathers” retold by Ashley Ramsden, illus by Ed Young

“A Dog is a Dog” by Stephen Shaskan