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Behind the Scenes of ALL THIRTEEN with Double Newbery Honor Winner Christina Soontornvat

On Monday, Christina Soontornvat took home TWO Newbery Honors – a feat that has only happened one other time (Meindert Dejong in 1954).

One of those books – All Thirteen: The Incredible Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team – is the focus of the latest episode of The Yarn podcast.

Colby Sharp interviews Christina Soontornvat all about the book that barely has enough space to fit all the shiny stickers.

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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.