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Whistle: A New Gotham City Hero

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST     |    READ THE TRANSCRIPT     |    BUY THE BOOK     🕮    In December 2018 I interviewed Emily Jenkins about her picture book All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah . Now Emily's back, in the guise of E. Lockhart, the pen name she uses for her young adult fiction, to talk about her graphic novel Whistle: A New Gotham City Hero , featuring a Jewish teen superhero with enhanced canine superpowers and a Great Dane sidekick named Lebowitz. This episode is sponsored by Every Child a Reader in association with the Children's Book Council, in honor of Children's Book Week, November 8-14, 2021. This year's theme is "Reading is a Superpower!" Take the Superpower Challenge ! Learn all about it HERE . Sponsorship also comes from the Association of Jewish Libraries, and I'm happy to announce that The Book of Life now has an AJL "sister podcast," Nice Jewish Books , a show about Jewish fiction for adults, hosted by my friend and fellow librari