It’s time for The Stacks Book Club conversation about our March pick, 2020 National Book Award Finalist, Every Body Looking by Candice Iloh. We are joined by prolific YA author, Nic Stone (Dear Martin, Dear Justyce). Our conversation explores what makes a book “good” or “bad”, the complexity of finding one’s self, and the power and value in our bodies.
There are spoilers on this episode.
Be sure to listen until the end of today’s episode to find out our book club picks for BOTH April and May!
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Everything we talk about on today’s episode can be found below in the show notes. You can also find everything we talked about on Amazon.
- Every Body Looking by Candice Iloh
- Dear Martin by Nic Stone
- Dear Justyce by Nic Stone
- National Book Award
- “Rudine Sims Bishop: ‘Mother’ of multicultural children’s literature” (Robin Chenoweth, The Ohio State University)
- Lord of the Flies by William Golding
- Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
- Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White
- Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling
- Shuri Series by Nic Stone
- All the President’s Men by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward
- The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
- Elizabeth Acevedo
- Sphere by Michael Crichton
- Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
- Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
- Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
- Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
- Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson
- The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
- With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
- Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
- Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
- Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam
- Booked by Kwame Alexander
- The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
- Walter Dean Myers
- Angel and Hannah by Ishle Yi Park
- Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
- William Shakespeare
- Jason Reynolds
- Mrs. Doubtfire (Chris Columbus, 1993)
- Mara Wilson
- Sally Fields
- Blackout by Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, and Nicola Yoon
- Dhonielle Clayton
- We Need Diverse Books
- The Tristan Strong Series by Kwame Mbalia
- Let It Snow by John Green, Lauren Myracle, and Maureen Johnson
- Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
- The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
- Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson
- Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson
- When You Were Everything by Ashley Woodfolk
- Angie Thomas
- The Tradition by Jericho Brown
- Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
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