Monthly Archive: November 2016

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 early experience as a banned books author. Chris and Tracy also speak with School Library Journal reviews director Kiera Parrot about SLJ’s 2016 Best Books list, which is now available at slj.com.

Loud in the Library’s next episode will be released on December 15 and will feature an interview with Bruce Cameron, author of A Dog’s Purpose and A Dog’s Journey.

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 reading. Plus, an original ditty thrown in for good measure.