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HBook Podcast 1.5 – “Boy Books”

Podcast the fifth, in which Siân and Roger talk about “boy books,” physical therapy, and Tibetan Eye Charts (and Siân misremembers The Case of the Sad Puppies)

Books we talk about
Jesse Andrews, The Haters
Lindsay Ribar, Rocks Fall Everyone Dies
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter series
R. L. Stine, Goosebumps series
Sonali Dev, The Bollywood Bride
Megan McDonald, Judy Moody series and Stink series
Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter
Philip Pullman, Dark Materials series
Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl
Lee Child, Jack Reacher series

People we talk about
Marc Aronson
Betty Carter
John Scieszka
John Green
Andrew Smith (Curious Case of Andrew Smith)
Debbie Taylor
Tom Barron (T. A. Barron), Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

Things we talk about
Siân mentions the Ivory Billed Woodpecker and here’s a cool book starring them. Kind of… John Corey Whaley, Where Things Come Back
2007 Girls and Boys issue of the Horn Book Magazine
Guinness Book of World Records
30 Rock (woot!)
Five questions for T. A. Barron
Do Teens Read Seriously Anymore?
Lee and Low stats
i09
Great piece about the sad and rabid puppies (and much better clarification than Siân’s misremembered history)
The Hugo Awards

Do the Tibetan Eye Chart thing!

 

Siân Gaetano About Siân Gaetano

Siân Gaetano is assistant editor for The Horn Book, Inc. Follow her on Twitter @KidLitChick.

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