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PODCAST 19 2020 April #2 PBs

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CINDY – Gnome by Fred Blunt

Fred Blunt’s website

The Forgetful Knight by Michelle Robinson

The Very Impatient Caterpillar by Ross Burach

Don’t Eat That by Drew Sheneman

Barnacle is Bored by Jonathan Fenske

LISA – Nothing Wee About Me! by Kim Chaffee and Laura Bobbiesi 

Kim Chafee’s Website

Imagine That: A Hoot & Olive Story by Jonathan D. Voss

I Wonder by K. A. Holt

Puppy Truck by Brian Pinkney

CINDY – Bike & Trike by Elizabeth Verdick and Brian Biggs

Elizabeth Verdick’s Website

Small Walt and Mo the Tow by Elizabeth Verdick

Brian Biggs Website

Brian Biggs on KTB

Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry

Peanut Butter and Cupcake by Terry Border

LISA – In a Garden by Tim McCanna and Aimée Sicuro

Tim reads “In a Garden” in a garden!

Tim McCanna’s website

Aimee Sicuro’s Instagram

In the Garden by Emma Giuliani

We are the Gardeners by Joanna Gaines and kids

What Grew in Larry’s Garden by Laura Alary

CINDY – The Finger and the Nose by Paula Merlan and Gomez

A Surprise for Mrs. Tortoise by Paula Merlan

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Books

No Slurping, No Burping by Lorelay Bove and Kara LaReau

Smell My Foot By Cece Bell

LISA – A Bowl Full of Peace by Caren Stelson and Akira Kusaka

Caren Stelson’s Website

Akira Kusaka talks about illustrating this book

Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story by Caren Stelson

The Day the World Went Nuclear by Bill O’Reilly

CINDY – The Truth About Wind by Hazel Hutchins, Gail Herbert and Dusan Petricic

About Hazel Hutchins

Golden Threads by Suzanne Del Rizzo and Miki Sato

CINDY – Black is a Rainbow Color by Angela Joy and Ekua Holmes

Angela Joy’s Website

Ekua Holmes Website

Ekua Holmes on KTBjr

Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o

Harrison Dwight: Ballerina and Knight by Rachael MacFarlane

LISA – The Imaginaries: Little Scraps of Larger Stories by Emily Winfield Martin 

Emily on Instagram

Emily Martin Winfield on KTB

CINDY – Big Boys Cry by Jonty Howley 

Jonty Howley on Instagram

Theo’s Mood: a Book of Feelings by Maryann Cocca-Leffler

Box of Mixed Emotions by Brittany Candau

Niko Draws a Feeling by Bob Raczka


LISA – Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou by Bethany Hegedus

Author and Illustrator discuss the book

Martin Rising: Requiem for a King by the Pinkneys

Planting Stories : The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré by Anika Aldamuy Denise

A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks by Alice Faye Duncan

CINDY – This is a Book to Read With a Worm by Jodi Wheeler-Toppen and Margaret McCartney

Jodi Wheeler-Toppen’s Website

Margaret McCartney’s Website

Magnets Push Magnets Pull by David Adler

Whose Poop is that? by Darrin Lunde

I Will Eat You! By Giada Francia

LISA – The Spirit of Springer by Amanda Abler

Amanda Abler’s Website

Amanda Abler talking about Orcas

Levi Hasting’s Website

The Seal Garden by Ian McAllister

The Boy and the Whale by Modicai Gerstein

CINDY – The Cat Man of Aleppo by Irene Latham and Karim Shamsi-Basha

Irene Latham’s Website

Dictionary for a Better World by Irene Latham and Charles Waters

Can I Touch Your Hair? Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship by Irene Latham and Charles Waters

Karim’s website

Karim received a racist note in his gym bag

Yuko’s Website

When Spring Comes to the DMZ by Uk-Bae Lee

Fish for Jimmy by Katie Yamasaki 

LISA – I Voted : Making a Choice Makes a Difference by Mark Shulman

What’s the Big Deal About Elections by Ruby Shamir

When You Grow Up to Vote by Eleanor Roosevelt and Michelle Markel

Buddy for President by Hans Wilhelm

CINDY – Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill Children by Jonah Winter

Jonah Winter on KTB

Jonah Winter’s Website

Nancy Carpenter’s Website

On Our Way to Oyster Bay by Monica Kulling

Kids at Work: Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor by Russell Freedman

Factory Girl by Barbara Greenwood

LISA – You’re Invited to a Moth Ball : A Nighttime Insect Celebration by Loree Griffin Burns

Loree Burns Website

Make your own nature book!

Scientists in the Field on KTB

KTB Reviews of Loree Burns

Moth: An Evolution Story by Isabel Thomas and Daniel Egneus

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