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I hopped on Zoom with Ben Zhu to talk about his debut picture book: DESSERT ISLAND.
COLBY: I had an amazing time chatting with Rebekah Lowell for The Yarn. Her book ‘The Road to After’ is one that I am going to be thinking about for a long time. I hope this interview adds to the experience for those that have read the book, AND I hope it encourages others to […]
Grant Snider takes us behind the scenes of his upcoming book, ONE BOY WATCHING
Comics creator Aron Nels Steinke takes us behind the scenes of Mr. Wolf's Class
COLBY: I had a blast chatting with Lisa Fipps about Starfish, receiving the call from the Printz Committee, and a whole lot more. Check out the episode below to listen to our full conversation. If the embedded player doesn’t work, click here to listen. Check out my Starfish book talk! Subscribe below to catch every episode […]
Betsy Bird takes us behind the scenes of her first middle grade novel, LONG ROAD TO THE CIRCUS.
COLBY: Gary Paulsen’s Hatchet was that “one book” for me as a child. It continues to rock the world of so many readers in my classroom, and I am forever grateful to Gary and his work. Learning of his passing a couple of weeks ago was really hard. Travis and I talked about rerunning my […]
A conversation with R.J. Palacio about her latest book, PONY.
Erin and Philip Stead share the joys and challenges of returning to the world of Amos.
COLBY: When I learned that Sara Pennypacker was revisiting the world of Pax and Peter in the book Pax, Journey Home I knew that I had to talk to her for The Yarn. Pax blew me away, and the thought of being able to find out what happened next made my heart so happy. In […]