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The Children's Book Podcast

Apr 19, 2024

Dave Roman shares Unicorn Boy (First Second), a magical journey about a boy who sprouts a unicorn horn and uses his newfound powers to help those in need!

Visit Dave online at http://yaytime.com/

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Mar 15, 2024

John Schu shares Louder Than Hunger (Candlewick Press), a wrenching and transformative novel-in-verse that explores anorexia--and self-expression as an act of survival.

Visit John online at https://www.johnschu.com/

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Feb 28, 2024

Victoria J. Coe shares the Make Way for Fenway books. The little dog with a GIANT personality from Fenway and Hattie is starring in his own chapter book series! AND Fenway and the Loudmouth Bird (Make Way for Fenway #3) is a 2024 Sid Fleischman Honor Award for Humor!

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Feb 16, 2024

Laura Numeroff shares If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (HarperCollins) and Raising a Hero, a story of about a puppy with a lot to learn on his adventure of becoming someone‚Äôs life-changing friend and helper. 

Visit Laura online at https://lauranumeroff.com/

Canine Companions website

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Feb 9, 2024

Introducing the winners and honors of the Sydney Taylor Book Award (2024), presented annually by the Association of Jewish Libraries to outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience.

  • Sydney Taylor Book Award Website - link

  • 2024 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour - link