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Podcast 17: 2020 March in Review

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CINDY – Hey Grandude! By Paul McCartney

McCartney Talks About Hey Grandude

With a Little Help From My Friends by John Lennon and Paul McCartney

All You Need is Love by Lennon and McCartney

Grandpa’s Noises by Thomas and Rowe

Drawn Together by Minh Lê

LISA – Everyone Counts by Judy Sierra

Judy Sierra website 

Judy Sierra reviewed by KTB

Marc Brown’s Website

Mark Brown Reviewed by KTB

Other Counting Books on KTB

The Wild Wombat by Udo Weigelt

CINDY – The Upper Case by Tara Lazar and Ross MacDonald

Tara Lazar’s Website

7 ate 9: The Untold Story by Tara Lazar

Ross MacDonald website

Hey Batta Batta Swing!

Twenty-six Pirates: An Alphabet Book by Dave Horowitz

Use Your Imagination by Nicola O’Byrne

LISA – The Ultimate Survival Guide to Bedtime Monsters by Mitch Frost

Mitch Frost Website:

Tiger vs. Nightmare by Emily Tetri

CINDY – In a Jar by Deborah Marcero

Deborah Marcero’s Website

Pine and Boof: The Lucky Leaf by Ross Burach

Dear Dragon by Josh Funk

LISA – I Found a Kitty! by Troy Cummings

Troy Cummings Website

Troy Cummings Books on KTB

Troy Cummings Books on KTB Jr.

Can I Be Your Dog? by Troy Cummings – ESSENTIAL

Hey, Dog by Tony Johnston

Maya and the Lost Cat by Caroline Magerl

CINDY – The Buddy Bench by Patty Brozo and Mike Deas

Mike Deas Website

First Grade Dropout by Audrey Vernick

We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins

LISA – Old Rock (is not boring) by Deb Pilutti

Old Rock Book Trailer

Deb Pilutti’s website:

The Secrets of Ninja School by Deb Pilutti

CINDY – The Bear Must Go On by Dev Petty

Dev Petty on KTB

Rock ‘n’ Roll Mole by Carolyn Crimi

Grin and Bear It by Leo Landry

Penguin’s Hidden Talent by Alex Latimer

LISA – The Box Turtle by Vanessa Roeder

Vanessa Roeder Website

Neither by Airlie Anderson

Baby Bird by Andrew Gibbs

CINDY – Ani’s Light by Tanu Shree Singh


CINDY – Run, Sea Turtle, Run by Stephen Swinburne

Stephen Swinburne’s Website

Safe in a Storm by Stephen Swinburne

Sea Turtle Scientist by Stephen Swinburne

LISA – How Do You Go to Sleep? By Kate McMullan

Kate McMullan’s Website

Sydney Hanson’s Website

Next to You by Lori Haskins Houran

How do you Take a Bath? By Kate McMullan

CINDY – Wanted! Criminals of the Animal Kingdom by Heather Tekavec and Susan Batori 

Heather Tekavec’s Website

Different? Same! by Heather Tekavec

Susan Batori’s Website

Beware the Mighty Bitey by Heather Pindar

Gross as a Snot Otter by Jess Keating and David DeGrand

The Ugly Five by Julia Donaldson

LISA – Save the Crash-test Dummies by Jennifer Swanson

Jennifer Swanson’s Website

Dr. E’s Super Stellar Solar System by Bethany Ehlmann

Book Trailer for Save the Crash Test Dummies

CINDY – Bringing Back the Wolves by Jude Isabella and Kim Smith

Jude Isabella’s Website

The Red Bicycle: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Bicycle by Jude Isabella

Chitchat: Celebrating the World’s Languages

Buffy the Vampire Slayer, illustrated by Kim Smith

If Polar Bears Disappeared by Lily Williams

If Elephants Disappeared by Lily Williams


LISA – Folktales for Fearless Girls by Myriam Sayalero

Myriam Sayalero Website (in Spanish!)

Dani Torrent Website

CINDY – It’s the End of the World As I Know It by Matthew Landis

Matthew Landis’ Website

The Not so Boring Letters of Private Nobody by Matthew Landis

It Takes Time Label on KTB

Like Nothing Amazing Ever Happened by Emily Blejwas

Things You Can’t Say by Jenn Bishop

LISA – Stand Up, Yumi Chung! by Jessica Kim

Jessica Kim Website

It Ain’t So Awful Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas

I Funny: A Middle School Story by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina

The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya

CINDY – Give and Take by Elly Swartz

Elly Swartz’s Website

Finding Perfect by Elly Swartz

Smart Cookie by Elly Swartz

Pieces of Me Label on KTB

All of Me by Chris Baron

Becoming Beatriz by Tami Charles

LISA – A Wolf Called Wander by Rosanne Parry

Rosanne Parry’s website

California Fish and Game info on OR-7

Link to Trailer for film about OR-7

Scary Stories for Young Foxes by Christian McKay Heidicker

The Incredible Journey

CINDY – My Video Game Ate My Homework by Dustin Hansen

Dustin Hansen’s Website

Follow That Tiny-Dactyl by Dustin Hansen

Insert Coin to Continue by John David Anderson

Glitch by Sarah Graley

Saga by Conor Kostick

LISA – When You Know What I Know by Sonja K. Solter

Sonja Solter’s Website

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo

CINDY – Tyrannosaurus Wrecks by Stuart Gibbs

Stuart Gibbs’ Website

Yours Truly by Heather Frederick

Mistletoe and Murder by Robin Stevens

LISA – Pixie Pushes On by Tamara Bundy

Tamara Bundy’s website   

Walking With Miss Millie by Tamara Bundy

The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Genevieve’s War by Patricia Reilly Giff

LISA – A Slip of a Girl by Patricia Reilly Giff

Publisher’s Biography Page for Patricia Reilly Giff

Island War by Patricia Reilly Giff

Jubilee by Patricia Reilly Giff

The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman


Saving Fable (Talespinners #1) by Scott Reintgen

The Fire Keeper (#2) by J. C. Cervantes

Sam Saves the Night by Shari Simpson

Game of Stars (#2) by Sayantani Dasgupta

Isaiah Dunn is my Hero by Kelly J. Baptist

The Colossus of Roads by Christina Uss


LISA – Noisemakers by Kazoo

Kazoo Magazine

New York Post Article

She Did It! 21 Women Who Changed the Way We Think by Emily Arnold McCully

The People Awards by Lily Muray

CINDY – Endurance: My Year in Space and How I Got There by Scott Kelly

Scott Kelly Wikipedia

Mark Kelly WIkipedia

Ten Days a Madwoman by Deborah Noyes

Best Shot in the West: The Adventures of Nat Love by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack


LISA – Canto by David Booher

David Booher’s Website

Canto Book Trailer

CINDY – The Beast Player by Nahoko Uehashi

Nahoko Uehashi’s Website

Guardian of the Darkness by Nahoko Uehashi

Samurai books on KTB

Tokoyo: The Samurai’s Daughter by Faith L. Justice

Samurai Rising by Pamela Turner

The Way of the Sword by Chris Bradford

LISA – Ember Queen by Laura Sebastian

Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson

CINDY – The Magnolia Sword by Sherry Thomas

Sherry Thomas’ Website

Reflection: A Twisted Tale by Elizabeth Lim

Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh

The Name of the Blade by Zoe Marriott

Tamora Pierce: Protector of the Small

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