We look back at the highs and lows of children's literature in 2022.
Michaela Goade on BERRY SONG and Getting The Caldecott Call for WE ARE WATER PROTECTORS
The author/illustrator takes us behind the scenes of BERRY SONG and WE ARE WATER PROTECTORS.
COLBY: I learned so much writing The Commonsense Guide to Your Classroom Library with my dear friend Donalyn Miller. With winter break quickly approaching, I thought it would be fun to chat with her for The Yarn about helping kids make reading plans. I hope you enjoy listening to the episode as much as I […]
We go behind the scenes of TOO BRIGHT TO SEE.
Part two of our interview with the king of horror.
The king of GOOSEBUMPS takes us behind the scenes of his new series, STINETINGLERS.
COLBY: A couple of weeks ago, I hopped on a call with author Derrick Barnes to talk about his new book ‘Victory. Stand! Raising My Fist for Justice’. Listening to Derrick talk about his work always leave me inspired and excited to get back into my classroom to work with young readers. I hope you […]
Katherine Applegate stops by The Yarn to talk about Odder
COLBY: I had a lot of fun chatting with Katherine Applegate about her new book Odder. The interview took place a couple of weeks ago, and I wasn’t able to get my hands on a copy of the book beforehand, so this might be the only interview I have ever done for The Yarn without […]
COLBY: As soon as I finished reading Amy Sarig King’s Attack of the Black Rectangles, I knew that we had to try to get her on The Yarn podcast. I’m thankful that Amy agreed to chat with me for this episode of The Yarn. Our conversation about her book, censorship, and her hope for this […]
A special live episode with two award-winning authors.