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HBook Podcast 1.13 – Special Guest Vicky Smith

Podcast the thirteenth in which Siân and Roger chat with Vicky Smith, Children’s and Teen Editor at Kirkus Reviews, about Unmaking the White Default, ALA awards, and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Books we talk about
Kenneth Oppel and Jon Klassen, The Nest
John Bellairs, The House with the Clock in Its Walls
Steve Sheinkin, Most Dangerous
Evan McGorman, Life in the French Foreign Legion
Marc AronsonRace: A History Beyond Black and White
Virginia Euwer Wolff, Make Lemonade
Barbara McClintock, Emma and Julia
JonArno Lawson and Sydney Smith, Sidewalk Flowers
Mo Willems’s Pigeon books

People we talk about
Victoria Stapleton
Ethel Heins
Mildred Batchelder (award)
Kathleen T. Horning
Zora Neale Hurston
Ellen Oh
Linda Sue Park (twitter)
Travis Jonker
Hannah Gómez

Things we talk about
Thornton’s Fenway Bar and Grille
Horn Book 2016 Summer Reading List
Beau Geste (film with Gary Cooper)
Laura Ingalls Wilder Award
ALA Archives
Disney World
HBook Podcast with Hannah Gómez
Cooperative Children’s Book Center
Horn Book Pinterest
The Yarn Podcast

Siân Gaetano About Siân Gaetano

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

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