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Ep. 008: Things Are Just So Complicated in the Superhero Universe

Teacher Librarians Chris Patrick and Tracy Chrenka present “Loud in the Library Ep. 008: Things Are Just So Complicated in the Superhero Universe” in which they speak with comics author Gene Luen Yang about his role as national ambassador for young people’s literature, his new job writing for DC Comics, and his roots in the comic book industry.

Chris and Tracy also discuss the upcoming Newbery and Caldecott awards with SLJ blogger Betsy Bird.

Loud in the Library’s next episode will be released on February 15th and will feature an interview with author and former national ambassador for young people’s literature Jon Scieszka.

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.