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Podcast 16 2020 February in Review

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CINDY – Where Lily Isn’t by Julie Paschkis and Margaret Chodos-Irvine

Julie Paschkis’s Website

Paschkis on KTB

Building on Nature: The Life of Antoni Gaudi

Chodos-Irvine website

The End of Something Wonderful by Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic

The Funeral by Matt James

LISA – ¡Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market by Raúl the Third

Raul the Third author site

Lowriders in Space by Cathy Camper

Vamos! Let’s go Eat!

CINDY – The Paper Kingdom by Helena Ku Rhee and Pascal Campion

Helena Ku Rhee’s website

Pascal Campion Instagram

Pascal Campion FAQ

A Different Pond by Bao Phi

LISA – When Spring Comes to the DMZ by Uk-Bae Lee

Uk Bae Lee Bio

Plough Publishing posted a read aloud

Tiny Feet Between the Mountains by Hanna Cha 

CINDY – I Wonder by K. A. Holt

Kari Anne Holt website

Holt on Twitter

What If…by Samantha Berger

LISA – Sofia Valdez, Future Prez by Andrea Beaty

Questioneers Series

Andrea Beaty Website

Andrea Beaty talks about and Reads Sofia Valdez

CINDY – Layla’s Luck by Jo Rooks

Jo Rooks website

Jo Rooks on Instagram

Jo Rooks on KTB

Once Upon a Garden website

The Book of Mistakes by Corinna Luyken

The Inventor’s Secret: What Thomas Edison Told Henry Ford

The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires


LISA – Facts vs. Opinions vs. Robots by Michael Rex

Book Trailer for Facts vs Opinion vs Robots

Michael Rex Author Website

Eats Shoots and Leaves

Winnie & Waldorf by Kati Hites

CINDY – On Our Nature Walk by Dr. Jillian Roberts and Jane Heinrichs

and Under Our Clothes: Our First Talk About Our Bodies Roberts and Jane Heinrichs

Publisher’s webpage

Jane Heinrichs’ website

LISA – – Under Pressure: The Science of Stress by Tanya Lloyd Kyi and Marie-Eve Tremblay 

Tanya Lloyd Kyi website

Me and Banksy

Deep Breaths : Sometimes all you have to do is chill! by Carol Thompson

Mad, Mad Bear! by Kimberly Gee

I’m Stretched by Julia Cook

CINDY – Honey Bee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera by Candace Fleming and Eric Rohmann

Candace Fleming website

Rohmann Website

Rohmann Youtube

Fleming and Rohmann on KTB

LISA – The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander Author Website

Undefeated Book trailer from HMH

Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry and Vashti Harrison

What is Given from the Heart by Patricia McKissack

CINDY – Bear Goes Sugaring by Maxwell Eaton III

The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Evil Penguin Plan by Maxwell Eaton III

The Truth About Bears by Maxwell Eaton

Little House in the Big Woods

LISA – Stamped : Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

Jason Reynolds Website

Stamped From the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi

My Year in the Middle by Lila Quintero Weaver

Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes

This book is Antiracist: by Tiffany Jewel

CINDY – Born to Fly by Steve Sheinkin

Steve Sheinkin Website

Lincoln’s Grave Robbers by Steve Sheinkin

The Port Chicago 50 Disaster by Steve Sheinkin


LISA – Dewdrop by Katie O’Neill

Katie O’Neill’s Website

Aquicorn Cove by Katie O’Neill


CINDY – The Runaway Princess by Johan Troianowski

Princess in Black Books

LISA – Stargazing by Jen Wang (Graphic Novel)

Jen Wang Author Website

Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol 

Smile by Raina Telgemeier

Real Friends by Shannon Hale

The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

CINDY – Doodleville by Chad Sell

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Inkling by Kenneth Oppel

The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell

Chad Sell on Instagram

Chad Sell’s website

LISA – Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai

The Front Desk by Kelly Yang

Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan 

The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossen 

CINDY – Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

CINDY – Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Jessica Townsend on Twitter

LISA – Scary Stories for Young Foxes by Christian McKay Heidicker 

Christian McKay Heidicker’s Website

Attack of the 50 Foot Wallflower by Christian McKay Heidicker

A Wolf Called Wander by Rosanne Parry

CINDY – Count Me In by Varsha Bajaj

Varsha Bajaj’s website

Rob Buyea on KTB


CINDY – Hearts Unbroken by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Author’s Website

Cynthia’s blog

Stamped : Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

Yellow Line by Sylvia Olsen (Orca)

They Call Me Güero: A Border Kid’s Poems by David Bowles

LISA – The Future Will Be BS Free by Will McIntosh

Eye of Minds by James Dashner

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Watchdog by Will McIntosh

Burning Midnight by Will McIntosh

CINDY – Go With the Flow by Lily Williams and Karen Schneemann

Lily Williams website

Lily Williams on KTB

Go With the Flow on Twitter

The Mean Magenta website

Ban This Book by Alan Gratz

Brutal by Michael Harmon

Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe by Preston Norton

LISA – The Cruelty by Scott Bergstrom

Orphan, Monster, Spy by Matt Killeen 

Specialist Series by Shannon Greenland

CINDY – The Rest of the Story by Sarah Dessen

Sarah Dessen on KTB

The Way Light Bends by Cordelia Jensen

Trusting You and Other Lies by Nicole Williams

Once Was Lost by Sara Zarr

LISA – Undercover Thief by H. T. King

Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation by Stuart Gibbs

Gallagher Girls Series 

H.T. Kings website 

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