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Hbook Podcast 1.15 – BGHB Awards!

Podcast the fifteenth in which Siân and Roger talk about the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winners (woot!).

Do You Know??
Tweet your answer for Roger’s Extra Special Trivia Questions to Siân: What two books have won the Newbery Medal, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and the National Book Award? What two authors have won the BGHB award three times?

Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards Announced

The (super fancy) video announcement starring Roger and Linda Pizzuti Henry (videographer: Bryan Sih; not pictured, er…video’d?…the awesome Katrina Hedeen)

Books we talk about
Peter Brown, Mr. Tiger Goes Wild
Roxane Orgill and Francis Vallejo, Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph
Laura Amy Schlitz, The Hired Girl
Frances Hardinge, The Lie Tree
Laurie R. King, The Beekeeper’s Apprentice
Stephenie Meyer, Twilight
Steve Sheinkin, Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War
Sonia Manzano, Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx
Sherman Alexie and Yuyi Morales, Thunderboy Jr.
Rebecca Kai Dotlich and Fred Koehler, One Day, The End: Short, Very Short, Shorter-Than-Ever Stories
M. T. Anderson, Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad
Carole Boston Weatherford and Ekua Holmes, Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
Mike Austin, Fire Engine No. 9
Rebecca Stead, Goodbye Stranger and When You Reach Me
Meredith Russo, If I Was Your Girl
Stephen Savage, Where’s Walrus? (it’s in Chinese)

Where's Walrus Chinese

People we talk about
Deborah Stevenson
Joyce Sidman
Anita Silvey
Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare Autograph

Things we talk about
Scott O’Dell Award
2015 Mind the Gap Awards
Talks with Roger with Frances Hardinge
The Hay Festival
Boston Book Festival
Leningrad Symphony
Song Siân keeps thinking of (Janet Jackson)
Hubbub Fest
Parent blog

This week’s submission from Jennifer Sniadecki from Indiana
Don Brown, Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans 
Matthew Burgess and Kris Di Giacomo, Enormous Smallness: A Story of E. E. Cummings 
Lindsay Mattick and Sophie Blackall, Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear 

Siân Gaetano About Siân Gaetano

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

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