Not your parents' Jackie Robinson biography. Meet the men behind the "myth-breaking" book CALL HIM JACK and hear why it's possible to write a heroic bio with nuance.
Newbery Honor winner Sheila Turnage joins us today to give us a bit of history of Hatteras Island in North Carolina and the destruction caused by the German U-Boats that inspired her latest book ISLAND OF SPIES.
Though it's a mere 19-years-old (one full year too early for our usual considerations) in light of the marvelousness of Ashley Bryan we tackle what is arguably his best known book.
As smart as it is funny, this is the Mother Goose book we didn’t know we’d been waiting for all this time.
Today we're talking with author Suma Subramaniam about M.S. Subbulakshmi and the the complex process involved in simplifying a complicated life
Actor and activist Tyler Merritt speaks about a moment that happened to him when he was ten-years-old and has inspired his autobiographical picture book A Door Made for Me.
If you're going to interview a kid on your blog, make it a memorable kid. Today we talk with child author Estela Juarez about how her mom's deportation led to speaking out against injustice.
"You do not want to mess with a pig". We return to Olivia today and a book in which she dresses like Moira Rose, drugs the occasional elephant, and pulls on a pair of pants when appropriate.
After all these many years Jules Danielson hangs up the towel and the blog Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast reaches the end of its days.
Here's a person you should probably meet. We discuss translating puns, how to avoid gendering characters, shifts in public perceptions of translation here in the States, and what happens when your same-sex family board books are simultaneously attacked by the governments of Hungary and Russia.