Literature

New Books in Children's Literature

New Books Network

Discussions with authors and scholars of children’s books.

Episodes

Steve Sheinkin, “The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights” (Roaring Brook, 2014)
55:14
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 55:14
Steve Sheinkin, “The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights” (Roaring Brook, 2014)

Noel Brown, “The Children’s Film: Genre, Nation and Narrative” (Wallflower Press, 2017)
23:18
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 23:18
Noel Brown, “The Children’s Film: Genre, Nation and Narrative” (Wallflower Press, 2017)

A Discussion with Leigh Hobbs, Australia’s Children’s Laureate
22:51
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 22:51
A Discussion with Leigh Hobbs, Australia’s Children’s Laureate

Interview with Aksel Koie, CEO of Step in Books
21:30
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 21:30
Interview with Aksel Koie, CEO of Step in Books

An Interview with Suzanne Gibbs Taylor of Gibbs Smith: BabyLit
12:14
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 12:14
An Interview with Suzanne Gibbs Taylor of Gibbs Smith: BabyLit

Linda Ragsdale on “Alphabetter” (Flowerpot Press, 2016) and The Peace Dragon Project
30:30
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 30:30
Linda Ragsdale on “Alphabetter” (Flowerpot Press, 2016) and The Peace Dragon Project

Discussion with George White, President of Up With Paper/Jumping Jack Press (Bologna Book Fair, 2017)
12:57
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 12:57
Discussion with George White, President of Up With Paper/Jumping Jack Press (Bologna Book Fair, 2017)

Matteo Faglia, “Pop-Up Show: The Magic Inside Books” (Bologna Children’s Book Fair Exhibition, 2017)
21:27
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 21:27
Matteo Faglia, “Pop-Up Show: The Magic Inside Books” (Bologna Children’s Book Fair Exhibition, 2017)

Donna Freitas, “The Happiness Effect: How Social Media is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost” (Oxford UP, 2017)
22:29
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 22:29
Donna Freitas, “The Happiness Effect: How Social Media is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost” (Oxford UP, 2017)

Sherilyn Connelly, “Ponyville Confidential: The History and Culture of My Little Pony, 1981-2016” (McFarland, 2017)
59:48
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 59:48
Sherilyn Connelly, “Ponyville Confidential: The History and Culture of My Little Pony, 1981-2016” (McFarland, 2017)

Deborah Hopkinson “Steamboat School” (Jump At the Sun, 2016)
24:58
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 24:58
Deborah Hopkinson “Steamboat School” (Jump At the Sun, 2016)

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, “Growing Each Other Up: When Our Children Become Our Teachers”(U. Chicago Press, 2016)
30:46
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 30:46
Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, “Growing Each Other Up: When Our Children Become Our Teachers”(U. Chicago Press, 2016)

Heather Shumaker, “It’s OK to Go Up the Slide: Renegade Rules for Raising Confident and Creative Kids” (TarcherPerigee, 2016)
34:28
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 34:28
Heather Shumaker, “It’s OK to Go Up the Slide: Renegade Rules for Raising Confident and Creative Kids” (TarcherPerigee, 2016)

Melissa Sweet, “Some Writer! The Story of E.B. White” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016
45:42
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 45:42
Melissa Sweet, “Some Writer! The Story of E.B. White” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016

Carroll Pursell, “From Playgrounds to PlayStation: The Interaction of Technology and Play” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2015)
48:31
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 48:31
Carroll Pursell, “From Playgrounds to PlayStation: The Interaction of Technology and Play” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2015)

Susan Verde, “The Water Princess” (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2016)
30:15
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 30:15
Susan Verde, “The Water Princess” (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2016)

Michelle Markel, “Hillary Rodham Clinton: Some Girls Are Born to Lead/Brave Girl” (Balzer + Bray, 2016,2013)
37:43
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 37:43
Michelle Markel, “Hillary Rodham Clinton: Some Girls Are Born to Lead/Brave Girl” (Balzer + Bray, 2016,2013)

Pamela S. Turner, “Crow Smarts/Samurai Rising” (HMH/Charlesbridge, 2016)
21:48
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 21:48
Pamela S. Turner, “Crow Smarts/Samurai Rising” (HMH/Charlesbridge, 2016)

Jonathan Todres and Sarah Higinbotham, “Human Rights in Children’s Literature: Imagination and the Narrative of the Law” (Oxford UP, 2016)
42:08
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 42:08
Jonathan Todres and Sarah Higinbotham, “Human Rights in Children’s Literature: Imagination and the Narrative of the Law” (Oxford UP, 2016)

Debbie Levy, “I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark” (Simon and Schuster, 2016)
41:04
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 41:04
Debbie Levy, “I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark” (Simon and Schuster, 2016)

Laura Gehl, “Peep and Egg: I’m Not Trick-or-Treating” (Farrar, Strus, and Giroux, 2016)
30:19
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 30:19
Laura Gehl, “Peep and Egg: I’m Not Trick-or-Treating” (Farrar, Strus, and Giroux, 2016)

Loki Mulholland, et.al. “She Stood for Freedom: The Untold Story of a Civil Rights Hero, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland” (Shadow Mountain, 2016)
41:56
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 41:56
Loki Mulholland, et.al. “She Stood for Freedom: The Untold Story of a Civil Rights Hero, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland” (Shadow Mountain, 2016)

Patti Wheeler and Keith Hemstreet, “Travels with Gannon and Wyatt: Hawaii” (Greenleaf Book Group, 2016)
41:24
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 41:24
Patti Wheeler and Keith Hemstreet, “Travels with Gannon and Wyatt: Hawaii” (Greenleaf Book Group, 2016)

Bridgette R. Alexander, “Southern Gothic: A Celine Caldwell Mystery” (Paris 1865 Press, 2016)
45:30
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 45:30
Bridgette R. Alexander, “Southern Gothic: A Celine Caldwell Mystery” (Paris 1865 Press, 2016)

Jodi Eichler-Levine, “Suffer the Little Children: Uses of the Past in Jewish and African American Children’s Literature” (NYU Press, 2013)
28:12
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 28:12
Jodi Eichler-Levine, “Suffer the Little Children: Uses of the Past in Jewish and African American Children’s Literature” (NYU Press, 2013)

Paula T. Connolly, “Slavery in American Children’s Literature, 1790-2010” (U of Iowa Press, 2013)
51:17
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 51:17
Paula T. Connolly, “Slavery in American Children’s Literature, 1790-2010” (U of Iowa Press, 2013)

Chuck Adler, “Wizards, Aliens, and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction” (Princeton UP, 2014)
1:34:10
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 1:34:10
Chuck Adler, “Wizards, Aliens, and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction” (Princeton UP, 2014)

The NBS Summer Seminar: Sports Books for Children
51:05
2017-10-07 19:49:48 UTC 51:05
The NBS Summer Seminar: Sports Books for Children