17: The Hero and the Crown



In this episode, we discuss the 1985 Newbery Medal winner The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley. And we share a special announcement: We have changed the name of our podcast! Team Friendship Reads the Newberys is now Reading the Newberys: A Team Friendship Podcast. As usual, we each share all the book related things about which we are currently excited. We also talk about our recent opportunity to meet Kate DiCamillo! Grab a cup of tea and some jelly beans (or a steak if you are Paleo) and listen to another one of our crazy conversations!

Links Related to this Episode:

Amazon link to purchase The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley – https://amzn.to/2KKFWgY

Amazon link to purchase The Doldrums by Nicholas Gannon – https://amzn.to/2kg1oiL

Amazon link to purchase Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo – https://amzn.to/2IDJYXQ

Amazon link to purchase Chasing Utopia by Nikki Giovanni – https://amzn.to/2rYSoBK

Amazon link to purchase A Bear Called Paddington (audiobook) by Michael Bond, narrated by Stephen Fry – https://amzn.to/2kibK1f

Amazon link to purchase It’s Your Universe by Ashley Eckstein – https://amzn.to/2s3pTmz

Ashley Eckstein’s book tour schedule – https://blog.heruniverse.com/keeping-up-with-ashley/?cm_sp=Homepage-_-Hero1-_-BookTour

Amazon link to purchase Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer – https://amzn.to/2s0IeAI

Amazon link to purchase Turtles All the Way Down by John Green – https://amzn.to/2IBTElt

Little Women mini-series on PBS – http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/shows/little-women/

Find all kinds of book news here – https://bookriot.com/ 

“The Kids Are All Right” newsletter from Book Riot (May 13, 2018) – http://link.bookriot.com/view/5aceccc1f543e642653b1be17uj7h.36u/c1ff761d

Sign up for this newsletter all about children’s books “The Kids Are All Right” written by Karina Yan Glaser, author of The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street – https://bookriot.com/newsletter/the-kids-are-all-right/

Links related to Robin McKinley –




The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11594337-the-one-and-only-ivan?from_search=true

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