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Ep. 006: Betsy was a Salty Girl

Teacher Librarians Chris Patrick and Tracy Chrenka present “Loud in the Library Ep. 006: Betsy was a Salty Girl” in which they speak with YA author Ruta Sepetys about her hometown of Detroit, the importance of historical fiction, and her…
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Bonus Episode: a Conversation with Kate DiCamillo

Teacher Librarians Chris Patrick and Tracy Chrenka present Loud in the Library’s “Bonus Episode: A Conversation with Kate DiCamillo” in which they speak with Newbery Medal winner Kate DiCamillo about downhill skiiing, snowshoes, the impact of Beverly Cleary, and what she’s currently…
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Ep. 005: Cooler and Less Health Foody

Teacher Librarians Chris Patrick and Tracy Chrenka present “Loud in the Library Ep. 005: Cooler and Less Health Foody” in which they speak with YA author Steve Sheinkin about his nonfiction titles, the research process, and his upcoming book about…
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Ep. 004: Weird is Where it’s At

Teacher Librarians Chris Patrick and Tracy Chrenka present “Loud in the Library Ep. 004: “Weird Is Where it’s At”, in which they speak with YA author A.S. King about her published and upcoming books, surrealism, and her admiration for teenagers….
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Ep. 003: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Teacher Librarians Chris Patrick and Tracy Chrenka present “Loud in the Library Ep. 003: Two Sides of the Same Coin”, in which they speak with Michigan author Tobin Buhk about true crime, research, the writing process, and his website “Dark Corners of History.” During…
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Ep. 002: Gushing with Fanboy Juice

Teacher Librarians Chris Patrick and Tracy Chrenka present “Loud in the Library Ep. 002: Gushing with Fanboy Juice”, in which they speak with YA author Andrew Smith about the upcoming film adaptation of his novel Grasshopper Jungle, censorship, and the…
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Ep. 001: Norman Rockwell, Leonard da Vinci, and the Breck Girl

Teacher Librarians Tracy Chrenka and Chris Patrick welcome author/illustrator Floyd Cooper to their podcast “Loud in the Library.” Mr. Cooper talks about his craft and his upcoming visit to Grand Rapids. Tracy and Chris also discuss books they’ve read, books…
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Why Not Talk to Invisible People?

An introduction to the upcoming podcast Loud in the Library by teacher librarians Chris Patrick and Tracy Chrenka in which we attempt to promote literacy and share our love of books and reading. http://media.blubrry.com/loudinthelibrary/p/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/255842005-user-928162047-loud-in-the-library-why-not-talk-to-invisible-people.mp3Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Email |…
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