Marcy and Jennie talk with K.G. Campbell, illustrator of Kate DiCamillo's Newbery-winning book Flora and Ulysses (and lots more), about books, ghosts, and how to cast a jellyfish in Hollywood. Full show notes at www.newberytart.com
Jennie and Marcy talk with award-winning author Meg Medina about her literary experiences, the perils of Florida fauna, how to sound murdery when you're really a nice person, and the best way to drink coffee. Full show notes at www.newberytart.com
Jennie and Marcy discuss 2014 Newbery honor book Paperboy by Vince Vawter. Also discussed: imaginary flying hamburgers, the kindergartener perspective on rocket explosions, and the failings of homemade lemonade.
Jennie and Marcy talk with Alison Green of the popular blog and podcast, Ask A Manager, about her new book, and ask her advice on the workplace difficulties in A Wrinkle in Time. Full show notes available at www.newberytart.com.
Marcy and Jennie discuss 2014 Newbery Honor-winning book The Year of Billy Miller, by Kevin Henkes. They also contemplate the perils of family vacations, the relative merits of brunch cocktails, and really big rabbits.
Marcy and Jennie start off Season 2 with Amy Timberlake's 2014 Newbery Honor-winning book, One Came Home. They discuss the darker side of Bert and Ernie, chicken menopause, Calamity Jane, and the proper apparel for shooting at counterfeiters. Full show notes available at www.newberytart.com
Jennie, Marcy, and 2018 Newbery Medal winner Erin Entrada Kelly discuss Hogwarts houses, the relative merits of guinea pigs versus hedgehogs, Filipino snacks, and what to wear while you're winning the Newbery. Full show notes available at www.newberytart.com.
Jennie and Marcy discuss 1984 Newbery Medal winner Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary, as well as some very specific synesthesia, witchy trees, and why a Salty Dog is the perfect cocktail for this book.
Marcy and Jennie discuss 1984 Newbery Honor book Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare, the relative merits of cornbread toppings, and the conflicts of Native American representation in children's literature. Full show notes are available on our website at www.newberytart.com.
Marcy and Jennie discuss 1984 Newbery Honor book The Wish Giver by Bill Brittain. Full show notes (including a recipe for The Watery Pineapple, information on the National Enquirer, and recommendations for further reading) available at www.newberytart.com. Jug-a-rum!
Jennie and Marcy talk about Kathryn Lasky’s Newbery honor book Sugaring Time, as well as Julie Andrews, badly behaved horses, nonfiction literature for children, and maple syrup cocktails. Detailed show notes are available at www.newberytart.com.