Teacher Librarians Chris Patrick and Tracy Chrenka present “All My Main Characters are Me – A Conversation with E. Lockhart” in which Chris and Tracy speak with young adult author E. Lockhart about her new book Genuine Fraud, the value of humor in books, and her research of pranks.
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Teacher Librarians Chris Patrick and Tracy Chrenka welcome October by discussing the value of scary books. They share some of their favorite books of horror and suspense, as well as discussing other young adult titles that are new and upcoming. They also spend a very small amount of time discussing gummy bears.
Teacher Librarians Chris Patrick and Tracy Chrenka present “I Love Smart Books – A Conversation with Meg Medina” in which Chris speaks with author Meg Medina about soft censorship, researching Burn, Baby, Burn, and some of her favorite reads, including those of her friends Kwame Alexander, Lamar Giles, and Ellen Oh.
Teacher Librarians Chris Patrick and Tracy Chrenka kick off Season 2 of Loud in the Library, their podcast about books and reading. They’ve changed up the format and will now be publishing 2 shorter podcasts each month. This episode shares a reading list for topsy-turvy times and highlights exciting new books soon to be released.
Teacher Librarian Mrs. Chrenka discusses 5 books in 5 minutes. Dive by Deborah Hopkinson, Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart, Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk, Snow White by Matt Phelan, and Yard War by Taylor Kitchings.
Teacher Librarians Chris Patrick and Tracy Chrenka present “Loud in the Library Ep. 012: The Power of Seeing Yourself in Stories” in which they speak with YA mystery author Lamar Giles about his research trip to Vegas for his latest book “Overturned”, his literary influences as a young man, and the thrill of meeting fellow Edgar Award nominee Stephen King.
Mrs. Chrenka discusses 5 books in 5 minutes. Books include Scar Island by Dan Gemeinhart, Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier, The Seven Most Important Things by Shelley Pearsall, Moo by Sharon Creech, and The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill. She actually goes a bit over 5 minutes. Please don’t hold it against her.
Teacher librarians Chris Patrick and Tracy Chrenka introduce listeners to their summer reading list, which includes 60 books, ranging from elementary to adult titles. Whether you’re a fan of mysteries, historical fiction, or biographies, you should be able to find a book or two on this list that suits your reading tastes. Enjoy!
60 books, ranging from elementary titles to adult titles, for your summer reading enjoyment. Brought to you by teacher librarians Chris Patrick and Tracy Chrenka.