PB&J EP1: Archaa Shrivastav, Content Director – Little Feminist Book Club

Picture Bookstagang Podcast: Picture Books and Justice

Show Notes PB&J Episode 1


PB&J: Interview with Archaa Shrivastav

Episode summary: 

Corrie chats with e Little Feminist Education Director Archaa Shrivastav! They talk about Archaa’s experience as an educator, and what brought her to LIttle Feminist.  And get into talking about some of the wonderful books she has been finding and featuring in Little Femenist.

Topics discussed in this episode: 

-Topic 1 Archaa’s background in Education [1:20]

-Topic 2 What kind of books get chosen for Little Femenist [8:06]

-Topic 3 Archaa’s Favourite Illustrators [12:21]

-Topic 4  Problems with the Publishing Industry [16:22]

-Topic 5  Great new YA series to watch [26:19]

-Topic 6  Topics in future episodes [22:53]

Books mentioned in this episode:

“Monsoon Afternoon” by the Indian American Author Kashmira Sheth and Yoshiko Jaeggi

“My Abuelita” Yuyi Morales

“When Aiden Becomes a Brother”  Kyle Lukoff and Kaylani Juanita

“Magnificent Homespun Brown” by Samara Cole Doyon and Kaylani Juanita

“The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just” by Mélina Mangal and Luisa Uribe 

“Your name is a Song” Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow and Luisa Uribe 

“Rain” Linda Ashman and Christian Robinson

“Rocket says look up” by Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola 

“My footprints” Bao Phi and Basia Tran 

“Go Show the World” Wab Kinew and Joe Morse

”The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali” by Sabina Khan 

“The Body is not an Apology”  by Sonya Renee Taylor

“Girls Resist!” by KaeLyn Rich

“Dress Coded “ by Carrie Firestone

Episode transcript: For a transcript of this audio recording head over to https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/

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