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KidLit Drink Night Podcast - Ep.13 - KidLit Holiday Gift Guide - Dec2016
December 17, 2016 Amy Kurtz Skelding

It’s December! You need to buy presents! The KLDN Superfriends are here to help. In this big episode, we’ve called on a dozen of our favorite authors to bring you the KidLit Holiday Gift Guide: a variety of book recommendations for kids of all ages. You’ll hear from these kidlit rockstars themselves on the best bets for gift books this year. And as always, we drink a drink and discuss what we’re crushing on. Come celebrate with us! The authors and their book recommendations are as follows. Brooks Benjamin: SWING SIDEWAYS by Nancy Turner Steveson. Jacqueline K. Ogburn: THUNDER BOY JR. by Sherman Alexie, illustrated by Yuyi Morales; and HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS by Dr. Seuss. Beth Revis: STAR WARS Young Adult Audio Books by Claudia Gray and EK Johnson. Stacy McAnulty: THE BEAR AND THE PIANO written and illustrated by David Lichfield; and THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM Chapter Book Series by Troy Cummings. Linda Ashman: THE CHRISTMAS CROCODILE by Bonny Becker, illustrated by David Small. Ronald L. Smith: THE BORRIBLES Trilogy by Michael de Larrabeiti. Monika Schroeder: WISH by Barbara O’Connor. JJ Johnson: GEORGE AND MARTHA Series by James Marshall and TOMORROW Series by John Marsden. Kate Beasley: PENGUIN PROBLEMS by Jory John, illustrated by Lane Smith. Henry Neff: THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS Audio Book, written by Kenneth Grahame, performed by Ralph Cosham. Kelly Starling Lyons: THE ALL-I'LL-EVER-WANT CHRISTMAS DOLL by Patricia McKissack, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. Stacie Ramey: UNNATURAL DEEDS by Cyn Balog. [Note: some audio in the latter half of the podcast experienced interference by Nargles. Apologies.]

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