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Hbook Podcast 1.7 – Special Guest Hannah Gómez

Podcast the seventh, in which Siân and Roger talk with Hannah Gómez–Horn Book reviewer, member of the WNDB staff, and all around awesome person–about racial coding in books and identifying race in book reviews. Also, cats. We also talk about cats.

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And dogs. Those too.

Books we talk about
Joshua Khan, Shadow Magic
Virginia Euwer Wolff, Make Lemonade
Toni Morrison, “Recitatif”
Mary Hoffman, Amazing Grace
Maud Hart Lovelace, Betsy-Tacy and Tib
Shay Youngblood, Black Girl in Paris
Roger Sutton, Hearing Us Out
Marissa Moss, Amelia’s Notebook
Lindsay Ribar, Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies
Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games series
E. B. Lewis, Magid Fasts for Ramadan
Alexandra Horowitz, Inside of a Dog
Stan, Jan, and Mike Berenstain, The Berenstain Bears series
Brian Jacques, Redwall series
Mac Barnett and Christian Robinson, Leo: A Ghost Story

People we talk about
Justine Larbalestier
Vicky Smith

Things we talk about
We Need Diverse Books
Simmons Summer Institute (2015)
The Americans
Dumbo
Shrek
American Girl books, toys, and shops
Zootopia

Links
Reading While White
Sociological Images

 

Siân Gaetano About Siân Gaetano

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

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