Interview with Amy Wachspress: The Call To Shakabaz

Saturday, January 13, 2007.

The Call to ShakabzIn honour of Martin Luther King Day on Monday January 15, 2007, Amy Wachspress will be launching The Call to Shakabaz, an innovative, non-violent fantasy which is set in an African American cultural context.

Mark speaks with author and activist Amy Wachspress about this ambitious book, the importance of exercising our creativity and her seven daily practices that can change the world.

Participate in the conversation by leaving a comment on this interview, or send an email to justonemorebook@gmail.com.

Soul Force and Spice Cake: The Call to Shakabaz

Wednesday, April 11, 2007.

The Call To ShakabazAuthor: Amy Wachspress
Published: 2007 Woza Books
ISBN: 0978835026

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Colour, music, scents and sentiment spill out of this pictureless fantasy novel and sweep us into a story of suspense, self-discovery and nonviolent resistance. Our girls laughed, swooned, quaked and cheered — then happily chirped “Satyagraha!”.

Other books mentioned: The Meanest Doll in the World

Check out our interview with author Amy Wachspress here.

Thank You for Joining the Conversation

Thursday, February 1, 2007.

Raise-a-ReaderOn January 1st, Inspired by gifter.org, we announced that we would donate CDN$1 of personal funds to the Raise-a-Reader Foundation for each non-nasty/non-spam comment left on a Just One More Book! post during the month of January 2007.

As a result, we are donating CDN$60 to Raise-a-Reader!

Thank you very much to everyone who participated: Jamila Gavin, Vivian of CLIP Podcast, Mitali Perkins, Chris, Donald Seeley, Emily, Charles Cadenhead, Franki, Jules, Dan J, Daniel and Jill, Amy Wachspress, Praba, Dan Bar-el, Whitney Hoffman, Heather Jopling, Peter A. Mello, AndyCast Andy, Heidi Estrin and Nico .

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Thanks!

Friday, October 13, 2006.

Thank you to everyone who has and continues to support the Just One More Book! podcast by including us in their own projects:

Podcasts

Blogs

Authors & Illustrators

Publishers

Libraries

Schools/Universities

Media

Other

And many thanks to you for including Just One More Book in your day!

Andrea & Mark

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Listener Submitted Reviews #13

Saturday, June 2, 2007.

In this episode, we read two listener submitted suggestions, play two Listener Submitted Reviews and a Guest Review:

and announce the winner of our draw for an autographed copy of The Call to Shakabaz.

Many thanks to Ms K, John, James and Spencer for participating in JOMB.

We’d love to hear your thoughts on a favourite children’s book. Send your review as an MP3 file in email to justonemorebook@gmail.com, phone it in to our listener feedback line (206-350-6487), leave a two-minute MyChingo, or send your text review in email.

Listener Submitted Reviews #12

Saturday, May 19, 2007.

In this episode, we play two Listener Submitted Reviews:

Many thanks to Sage and Bayla for participating in JOMB, to Karen and Gwen for leaving us audio comments and to those of you who have sent us feedback via email and have spread the JOMB word in your own circles. We really appreciate your support.

Listeners who submit reviews before May 30, 2007 will be entered in a draw to win an autographed copy of The Call to Shakabaz.

If you would like to share your thoughts on a favourite children’s book, please send your review as an MP3 file in email to justonemorebook@gmail.com, phone it in to our listener feedback line (206-350-6487), or send your text review in email.

Listener Submitted Reviews #11

Saturday, April 14, 2007.

In this episode, a very nice audio comment from illustrator Andy J. Smith, member of PictureBookArtists.org, and two Listener Submitted Reviews:

Many thanks to Livia, Andy and Jillian for participating in JOMB and to those of you who have sent us feedback via email and have spread the JOMB word in your own circles. We really appreciate your support.

Listeners who submit reviews before May 30, 2007 will be entered in a draw to win an autographed copy of The Call to Shakabaz.

If you would like to share your thoughts on a favourite children’s book, please send your review (five-minutes or less) as an MP3 file in email to justonemorebook@gmail.com, phone it in to our listener feedback line (206-350-6487), leave a two-minute MyChingo, or send your text review in email.

 
 

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