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What’s Up at The Yarn?

While I usually keep my Yarn talk for the Yarn site, it seems like a good time to let you know about a few recent episodes you might like.

Trying something a bit different here. Normally we talk with authors and illustrators, but in this episode we go behind the scenes of an independent bookstore with Bookbug owner Joanna Parzakonis:

How do you write a picture book story about the US/Mexico border? Mitali Perkins did that in Between Us and Abuela. In this episode she describes how she balanced the fictional and nonfictional elements of the book:

Colby talked with Donalyn Miller (The Book Whisperer) about book access during a pandemic:

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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 scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.