Charlesbridge Children's Books Blog — Yolanda Scott

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Reading Picture Books with Children One Year Later

by Megan Dowd Lambert

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This week marks the one-year anniversary of the publication of my book introducing the Whole Book Approach, Reading Picture Books with Children: How to Shake Up Storytime and Get Kids Talking about What They See, which I wrote in association with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. The book’s great success has been gratifying, humbling, and very exciting, and I rounded out its first year in the world with a talk at the Book Fest @ Bank Street that applied the Whole Book Approach to books by many of the other speakers who presented there including: Raúl Colón,...

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Walking a Bridge between Two Worlds: An Interview with Nancy Bo Flood

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An excerpt from the CBC Diversity blog post on October 5, 2016: Nancy Bo Flood, author of more than fifteen books, sat down with her editor, Yolanda Scott, to discuss Soldier Sister, Fly Home, out from Charlesbridge in August 2016.     YS: You often mention “walking a bridge between two worlds or cultures,” and you’ve said that’s what Tess does in the Soldier Sister, Fly Home. What do you mean? NBF: Soldier Sister, Fly Home is about walking the bridge between two worlds, Navajo and Anglo, and also the bridge between three generations: one’s own, one’s parents’, and one’s...

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