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#1 Travis and Colby (S1 E1)

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Travis: The problem: there are a whole bunch of episodes of The Yarn that are nowhere to be found on The Yarn blog. You see the issue here, right? Today we start to fix that. Let’s begin at the beginning, with the very first episode. Over time we’ll give all the past episodes a proper home […]

Announcement Time! Which Book Will We Follow for Season 2 of The Yarn?

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Travis: When Colby and I began The Yarn, we wanted a show that was a mix of Netflix (release a bunch of episodes at once, or close), Serial (have a bunch of episodes focused on one topic), and Beyoncé (release them unannounced). Season 1 was all of these things. Since then, the show has evolved […]

#27 Kate DiCamillo – Raymie Nightingale Unraveled (Pt. 2)

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Colby: In June we interviewed Kate DiCamillo in front of a live audience at the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. It was magical. Stick around to the very end of the episode to listen to the first chapter of the Raymie Nightingale audio book provided by Listening Library.   If you missed Part 1 of […]

#26 Kate DiCamillo – Raymie Nightingale Unraveled (Pt. 1)

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Travis: In June we interviewed Kate DiCamillo in front of a live audience at the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. We talked to Kate about a lot of different things, so it made sense to break the episode into two parts. Today is the first part – look for part two on Wednesday. Click […]

(Audio) Book Trailer Premiere: Finding Perfect

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Colby: You’ve seen book trailers. You know that kids love them. My students often beg me to show their favorite trailers over and over again. Debut author Elly Swartz is trying something new: an audio book trailer. Here at The Yarn we are big fans of audio. I think Elly’s audio trailer is magnificent. Hopefully, […]

Coming Soon(ish) on The Yarn

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Travis: Here are some of the authors and illustrators you’ll be hearing from in future episodes of The Yarn. And more to come . . .

#25 Dav Pilkey – Captain Underpants: The Series

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Travis: Testing, testing. Hey there. This is the first post on the brand-new blog for The Yarn. We are now officially under the School Library Journal banner. Colby and I are happy to be here. On today’s episode: Dav Pilkey. This was our most unusual interview yet due to the venue: a moving vehicle. This […]

The Yarn is Coming Soon!

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