HBook Podcast 1.1 - Social Medias

Podcast the First in which Roger and Siân talk about the Twitters, the recalling of A Birthday Cake for George Washington, and Roger's gourmet Chex mix.


Scholastic's recall announcement

Andrea Davis Pinkney's statement

Ramin Ganeshram's statement

Vicky Smith's opinion piece

Opinion piece links:

Roger Sutton

Links from Debbie Reese

Page by page breakdown from Freeman Ng

Mitali Perkins

Edi Campbele

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas

Zellie Imani

Charles Pulliam-Moore

Books we talked about:
J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series
A Mystery Book
Jon Ronson, So You've Been Publicly Shamed
Ramin Ganeshram and Vanessa Brantley-Newton, A Birthday Cake for George Washington
Stephenie Meyer, Twilight
Maggie Stiefvater, Scorpio Races
Pauline Reage, The Story of O
E. L. James, Fifty Shades of Gray
Mario Puzo, The Godfather
Jacqueline Susann, Valley of the Dolls

Authors we talked about:
Maureen Johnson
Rainbow Rowell

And a giant thank you to Eric Dykstra, Dave Mazzarelli, and Matt Cameron.
Siân Gaetano
Siân Gaetano
Siân Gaetano is assistant editor for The Horn Book, Inc. Follow her on Twitter @KidLitChick.

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