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Podcast 8: 2020 April in Review




CINDY – Underwear! by Jenn Harney 

Vegetables in Underwear by Jared Chapman

Underneath it All: A History of Women’s Underwear by Amber J Keyser

LISA Because by Mo Willems 

Hillary Purrington, Composer

The Philharmonic Gets Dressed by Karla Kuskin and Marc Simont

CINDY – Anya’s Secret Society by Yevgenia Nayberg 

Author Website

The World is Not a Rectangle by Jeanette Winter

My Storee by Paul Russell 

LISA Sumo Kitty by David Biedrzycki 

Author Website

Suno Kitty Trailer

CINDY – The Silence Slips in by Alison Hughes 

Author Website

Illustrator Website

The Cold Little Voice by Alison Hughes

The Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood

Enough is Enough! by Barney Saltzberg

Red Sings From the Treetops by Joyce Sidman

Zero is the Leaves on the Tree by Betsy Franco

LISA The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld

Author Website

After the Fall : How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Dan Santat

CINDY – When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree by Jamie L. B. Deenihan 

Jamie Deenihan’s Website

Lorraine Rocha on Instagram –

The Marvelous Thing that came from a Spring by Gilbert Ford

How to Babysit a Grandma by Jean Reagan

LISA Sunday Shopping by Sally Derby 

Sunday Shopping Book Trailer

CINDY – Forky in Craft Buddy Day by Drew Daywalt 

Toys in Space by Mini Grey

Toys Meet Snow by Emily Jenkins

Teddy & Co. by Cynthia Voigt

LISA Reach Higher by Amanda Lucidon

Amanda Lucidon’s Website

CINDY – Tiger Days: A Book of Feelings by M.H. Clark 

My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood by Tameka Fryer Brown

LISA Elvis is King by Jonah Winter 

Elvis is King Book Trailer

My Name is James Madison Hemings by Jonah Winter

Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx by Jonah Winter

Ruth Bader Ginsberg: The case of R.B.G vs Inequality by Jonah Winter

Mickey Mantle: The Commerce Comet by Jonah Winter

You Never Heard of Casey Stengel?! by Jonah Winter

Lillian’s Right to Vote by Jonah Winter – ADVISABLE

Red Nose Studio

CINDY – Honeysmoke by Monique Fields 

Yesenia Moises’ Website

The Other Half of My Heart by Sundee T. Frazier

LISA Gloria Takes a Stand by Jessica M. Rinker 

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes her Mark by Debbie Levy


CINDY – Can I Touch Your Hair? Poems by Irene Latham and Charles Waters

Irene Latham’s Website:

Selina Alko’s Website


LISA When Plants Attack by Rebecca E. Hirsch 

Rebecca Hirsch’s Website

The Monarchs are Missing by Rebecca Hirsch

De-Extinction by Rebecca Hirsch

CINDY – Seashells: More Than a Home 

Melissa Stewart’ Website:

Sarah Brannen’s Website:

Shell, Beak, Tusk by Bridget Heos

Different? Same! by Heather Tekavec – ESSENTIAL

LISA Stinky Science by Edward Kay

Mike Shiell’s Website:


CINDY – Apprentice Needed by Obert Skye

LISA – Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus By Dusti Bowling 

Toe Talk interview with Dusti

Dusti Bowling’s Website:

CINDY – Secrets of a Fangirl by Erin Dionne 

Erin Dionne’s Website

Notes from an Accidental Band Geek by Erin Dionne

Fandom by Francesca Davis DiPiazza

The Game Masters of Garden Place by Denis Markell

LISA – Song For a Whale by Lynne Kelly 

Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess by Shari Green

El Deafo by Cece Bell

Lynne Kelly video

CINDY – The Clockwork Ghost by Laura Ruby 

The Shadow Cipher by Laura Ruby

LISA – To Night Owl From Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer 

Counting Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

To Night Owl book trailer

CINDY – Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly 

Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Splintered by A.G. Howard

LISA – Rewind by Carolyn O’Doherty

Christopher Killer by Alane Ferguson

Unleashed by Carolyn O’Doherty

CINDY – Mirror, Mirror by Jen Calonita 

A Whole New World by Liz Braswell

Once Upon a Dream by Liz Braswell

Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

LISA – Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan 

Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

What Momma Left Me by Renee Watson

This Side of Home by Renee Watson

CINDY – We were Beautiful by Heather Hepler 

Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe by Preston Norton

Untwine by Edwidge Danticat

After by Kristin Harmel

LISA – Come Find Me by Megan Miranda 

Fragments of the Lost by Megan Miranda

The Safest Lies by Megan Miranda

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