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.
#135 Tae Keller - WHEN YOU TRAP A TIGER Unraveled
Tae Keller takes us behind the scenes of her Newbery Medal winning book, WHEN YOU TRAP A TIGER.
#134 Gary Paulsen
Gary Paulsen talks about his life and career, the impact of HATCHET, and his latest book, GONE TO THE WOODS.
#133 Christina Soontornvat - ALL THIRTEEN Unraveled
Christina Soontornvat takes us behind the scenes of her Newbery Honor winning book, ALL THIRTEEN: THE INCREDIBLE CAVE RESCUE OF THE THAI BOYS' SOCCER TEAM
#132 Colby & Travis - 2021 Preview
Colby and Travis look ahead to the new year in children's books.
#131 Colby & Travis - 2020 Year in Review
Colby and Travis discuss the year that was in children's literature.
#130 Mike Curato - FLAMER Unraveled
Mike Curato takes us behind the scenes of his debut YA graphic novel, FLAMER.
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I love how after interviews people then comes to class then tells us what they talked about how it went.
One of my favorite podcasts
Colby and Travis are the best at what they do.
A must listen to for KidLit readers
As a teacher-librarian The Yarn deepens my love for kidlit. I feel like I learn so much more about the books themselves, their authors and illustrators. Listen to this podcast - @StacyFord77