Roll Credits: Episode 8 of The Yarn – Jennifer Holm (Plus Our Secret Sponsor Revealed)
S1 E8 – Jennifer Holm
This is it, folks – the final episode of Season 1 of The Yarn. Jennifer Holm and Matthew Holm go in-depth on Sunny Side Up, a book that hit close to home for the author and illustrator.
There’s one person who deserves a special mention here. The person who sponsored the entire first season of The Yarn…
Your support made everything possible, Donalyn – thank you.
It’s been a wonderful eight days.
Thanks to you, we managed to hold the #1 spot on iTunes in the Literature podcast category for a brief (brieeeeef) moment:
Thank you for listening and sharing.
If you’re interested in helping us make a second season of The Yarn (or just like t-shirts), you can give to the cause at our Kickstarter:
What is it like to write about real experiences – experiences that had a damaging effect? At the 7:09 mark, Jennifer and Matthew start talking about the difficult decision to share elements of their real childhood in the book, and the results of that decision.
Share your thoughts on Twitter using the hashtag #TheYarn
Or, if you prefer, here’s Season 1 (every episode) in playlist form:
Season 1: Sunny Side Up
Aug. 17: Episode 1: Introduction/”This Season on The Yarn”
Aug. 18: Episode 2: Raina Telgemeier (graphic novelist)
Aug. 19: Episode 3: David Levithan (editor/author)
Aug. 20: Episode 4: Phil Falco (cover designer/art director)
Aug. 21: Episode 5: David Saylor (founder/publisher of Graphix imprint)
Aug. 22: Episode 6: Lark Pien (cartoonist/colorist)
Aug. 23: Episode 7: Matthew Holm (illustrator)
Aug. 24: Episode 8: Jennifer Holm (author)
Filed under: The Yarn
About Travis Jonker
Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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