Interview with Janet Wong

Tuesday, May 15, 2007.

Janet WongThis episode of Just One More Book! is part of our showcase coverage of the International Reading Association‘s 52nd annual conference.

Mark speaks with Janet Wong about the concept behind her book The Dumpster Diver, how she incorporates her own life in her books, and her participating in the meet the author series of books. As a treat, Janet reads one of her poems.

Books mentioned:

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Interview with Marie-Louise Gay

Tuesday, May 15, 2007.

Marie-Louise GayThis episode of Just One More Book! is part of our showcase coverage of the International Reading Association‘s 52nd annual conference.

Mark speaks with author/illustrator Marie-Louise Gay about words as images, images as words and illustrations as part of literacy.

Books mentioned:

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Interview with Paul Yee

Tuesday, May 15, 2007.

Paul YeeThis episode of Just One More Book! is part of our showcase coverage of the International Reading Association‘s 52nd annual conference.

Mark speaks with author Paul Yee about reality and supernatural in storytelling.

Books mentioned:

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Interviews with Elizabeth Mann, Helaine Becker and Gerald Purnell

Tuesday, May 15, 2007.

This episode of Just One More Book! is part of our showcase coverage of the International Reading Association‘s 52nd annual conference.

Elizabeth Mann Helaine Becker Gerald Purnell
Mark speaks with:

  • Author and publisher Elizabeth Mann shares the Mikaya Press secrets of making non-fiction fascinating for children

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Interviews with Margaret Quinlin, Jill Richardson, Will DeLamater and Beth Eaton

Tuesday, May 15, 2007.

This episode of Just One More Book! is part of our showcase coverage of the International Reading Association‘s 52nd annual conference.

Margaret Quinlan Jill Richardson Will DeLamater and Beth Eaton
Mark speaks with:

  • Margaret Quinlin of Peachtree Publishers shares the rewards and challenges of being an independent publisher.

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Interview with Mo Willems

Monday, May 14, 2007.

Mo WillemsThis episode of Just One More Book! is part of our showcase coverage of the International Reading Association‘s 52nd annual conference.

Mark speaks with author/illustrator Mo Willems about his writing process and ability to write interactive books, Knuffle Bunny Too, and doctoring real life for his books.

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Be sure to check out the complete list of Fiction Picture Book Finalists for The 2007 Cybils Awards here.

Interviews with Denise Chapman, Karen Wang and Alessandra Balzer

Monday, May 14, 2007.

This episode of Just One More Book! is part of our showcase coverage of the International Reading Association‘s 52nd annual conference.

Denise Chapman Karen Wong Alessandra Balzer
Mark speaks with:

  • Denise Chapman, a middle school teacher from Pensacola, Florida who uses picture books in her classroom;
  • Scholastic.com producer Karen Wang about their summer buzz program to promote summer reading among children; and,
  • Book editor, Alessandra Balzer on her work with author Mo Willems.

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Interview with Tony Stead

Sunday, May 13, 2007.

Tony SteadThis episode of Just One More Book! is part of our showcase coverage of the International Reading Association‘s 52nd annual conference.

Are non-fiction books a part of your child’s regular reading diet?

Mark speaks with educator and researcher Tony Stead about the importance of reading non-fiction and procedural-based books.

Books by Tony Stead:

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Interview with David Booth

Sunday, May 13, 2007.

David BoothThis episode of Just One More Book! is part of our showcase coverage of the International Reading Association‘s 52nd annual conference.

How can you interest your child in reading if it’s not something he or she is naturally drawn to?

Mark speaks with David Booth, Professor Emeritus in education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto and one of the leading experts on literacy in Canada, about engaging the reluctant reader.

Books by David Booth for teachers and parents:

Books by David Booth (for children and adults):

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Arrived for IRA2007 conference

Sunday, May 13, 2007.

Mark in Toronto cabI am in Toronto for the International Reading Association‘s (IRA) 52nd annual conference. Over the next few days I’ll be interviewing authors, illustrators, publishers, editors and educators as part of the coverage of this event for the Just One More Book podcast.

I will tag all conference related coverage (podcasts, photos, and blog posts) with IRA2007. I will start publishing podcasts later tonight.

If you’re at IRA2007 and want to hook up, consult the contact page at JustOneMoreBook.com.

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