Cynsational News & Links


to Rosie’s Little Book World: Your guide on the internet to the best modern girl litterature (or chick-lit, if you will) for recommending my recent interview with Sarah Dessen.

to Carrie Jones and A Fuse #8 Production for recommending my author/illustrator interviews of 2006.

to Blogging Baby for recommending the Great Hanukkah Books for Kids List.

to the Ann Arbor District Library for recommending my interview with authors Brad Barkely and Heather Hepler.

More News & Links

From Page to Screen: Gary Winick’s “Charlotte’s Web” by Melinda R. Cordell from The Horn Book.

Read an excerpt of Ironside by Holly Black at Holly Black, No Longer Dry Like A Martini. Read a Cynsations interview with Holly.

Gail Giles at The YA Novel and Me chimes in on Surrender by Sonya Hartnett (Candlewick, 2006)(excerpt) and The Love Curse of the Rumbaughs by Jack Gantos (FSG, 2006)(audio excerpt). Read a Cynsations interview with Gail.

Walter M. Mayes (AKA Walter the Giant) lists his upcoming seminar cities and dates. Walter is presenting “The Best YA Books of the Decade.”

Watch the trailer for The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies (Houghton Mifflin, 2006). See also “blowups” (arguments); Burp! Recipe of the Week; send a postcard; solve this week’s math problem; and check out the Biz of the Week (how kids are making money).

See Sara Ryan’s literary kitty! Also check out her first and second podcasts.

Mo Willems Doodles: Sketches, Works-in-Progress, Blobs.