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Hbook Podcast 2.2 – Fries, Elections, and Librarians

In episode two of the new season, Siân and Roger discuss politics, “rock star” librarians, and wanting fries with that.

People we talk about
K-Fai Steele
Adam Rex (thread)
Dan Santat

Diana Gabaldon (“Recent statistics from the New York Federal Reserve detailing employment outcomes by college major shows that English students have a 7.5 percent unemployment rate ― which is several percentage points higher than computer engineering, but roughly the same as earth science.”)
When Picture Book People Get Political
The American Conservative
Safety Pin Box
What Does Femme Mean? (note: if you know of more or better anythings on this subject, please let Siân know)
Casual Misogyny in Gay Men
No Fats No Fems
No Fats, No Femmes, No Asians
What Is a Womanist? (another definition here)
“Rock Star” Librarians
Reading While White
Hands Off, Hussy! Hot Men of Children’s Literature Under (Too Little?) Fire
That time Vicki Smith helped Siân chase down Kwame Alexander


Siân Gaetano About Siân Gaetano

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

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