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Hbook Podcast 1.14 – Special Guest Megan Dowd Lambert

Note! Roger and Siân will be at the Horn Book booth at the Hubbub Festival on Saturday, June 4th from 9 am to 11 am. Come visit us!

And now, your regularly scheduled programming…

Podcast the fourteenth in which Siân and Roger talk with author, professor, mother, and generally awesome woman Megan Dowd Lambert.

Megan’s books
Reading Picture Books with Children: How to Shake Up Storytime and Get Kids Talking about What They See
Real Sisters Pretend with Nicole Tadgell
A Crow of His Own with David Hyde Costello

Megan at the Horn Book
Megan’s article for Embrace Race
Megan’s second article for Embrace Race

Books we talk about
Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
Colleen McCullough, The Thorn Birds
Eleanor Farjeon, Elsie Piddock Skips in Her Sleep
Eric Carle, Ten Little Rubber Ducks
Mo Willems, Knuffle Bunny
Ezra Jack Keats, The Snowy Day
Beverly Cleary, Ramona series
Laura Vaccaro Seeger, Bully
Simms Taback, There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

People we talk about
Simmons Awards: Stacy Collins, Daniela Escobar Monroy
Julie Roach

Things we talk about
BGHB info
Summer Reading List
Roger’s Facebook
Embrace Race
Real Talk: What I’ve Learned About Race & Motherhood From Having a Son Who Can ‘Pass’ as White (article Siân talks about)
We Need Diverse Books (twitter)
Roger’s trip to Bank Street
Eric Carle Museum

Megan wants you to know about
Simmons College Scholarship with Lee & Low
Anne of Green Gables House
Ezra Jack Keats Foundation
Eric Carle Museum Whole Book Approach Course

This week’s listener submission: Lesley Burnap
Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake, BFG
Phil Bildner, A Whole New Ballgame
Kevin Henkes, The Year of Billy Miller
Grace Lin, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Katherine Applegate, The One and Only Ivan
Kathi Appelt, The True Blue Scouts of Sugarman Swamp

Siân Gaetano About Siân Gaetano

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

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