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The Yarn takes listeners behind the scenes of children's literature. Each episode features an author or illustrator talking about how they create books for young readers.

The Yarn Travis Jonker and Colby Sharp

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The Yarn takes listeners behind the scenes of children's literature. Each episode features an author or illustrator talking about how they create books for young readers.

    #110 A.S. King - DIG Unraveled

    #110 A.S. King - DIG Unraveled

    Author A.S. King takes us behind the scenes of her YA novel, DIG, which recently won the 2020 Michael L. Printz Award.This episode is sponsored by Heinemann and their professional book READING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

    • 22 min
    #109 Kate DiCamillo - WINN-DIXIE Turns 20

    #109 Kate DiCamillo - WINN-DIXIE Turns 20

    Colby calls author Kate DiCamillo to talk about the 20 year legacy of her book, BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE.

    • 10 min
    #108 Colby & Travis - 2020 Preview

    #108 Colby & Travis - 2020 Preview

    Colby and Travis discuss the year ahead in children's literature.

    • 31 min
    #107 Colby & Travis - 2019 Year in Review

    #107 Colby & Travis - 2019 Year in Review

    Colby and Travis discuss the year that was in children's literature.

    • 55 min
    #106 Andrew Clements (Re-Release)

    #106 Andrew Clements (Re-Release)

    Author Andrew Clements talks about his path from teacher to writer, and takes us behind the scenes of his books THE LOSERS CLUB and FRINDLE.

    • 16 min
    #105 Alicia D. Williams - Path to Publication, Part IV: An Agent, An Auction, A Book Deal

    #105 Alicia D. Williams - Path to Publication, Part IV: An Agent, An Auction, A Book Deal

    In this episode, Alicia talks about the struggle to find her true creative calling.

    • 34 min

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