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It’s Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen. And it was the choice of a group of 7th graders from Newport Middle School in Maryland. Writer Victoria Aveyard talks about the difference between writing books and writing screenplays. Our celebrity reader, NPR’s Renee Montagne, brings to life our lightning girl Mare who is decidedly not excited about becoming a princess. Kitty Felde is host. www.bookclubforkids.org
On this kid lit podcast episode of Read Out Loud, T.E. McMorrow reads aloud THE NUTCRACKER IN HARLEM. ABOUT THE BOOK Written by T.E. McMorrow and illustrated by James Ransome. This jazz-inspired reinvention of The Nutcracker is a worthy tribute to the dreamlike wonder and magic of the Christmas season. In this original retelling, set in New York City during the height of the Harlem Renaissance, one little girl finds her voice as a musician thanks to her enchanting adventures with a magical toy. ...more
Happy Thanksgiving from Buttons & Figs! On this WWW episode your challenge is to figure out which word doesn't belong. Play four rounds of Thanksgiving Thesaurus by listening to a list of words that mean similar things, in other words, synonyms...but one of the words in the list doesn't belong. And of course, there is a trick round, just because. Have a Happy, Joyful, Peaceful, Merry, Jubilant Thanksgiving. be safe. be kind. be playful. visit www.buttonsandfigs.com and look for more W...more
Hippo attacks rarely end well, but for Jason being swallowed by one is a doorway to a new land! Now, rather than being digested, he’s meeting strange new creatures and living his best fantasy life. Beyonders: A World Without Heroes, by Brandon Mull, reviewed by Chaska, age 12/13. Check out Miss Lynn’s podcast, The Good Words Podcast at https://misslynn.com/good-words-podcast. We also encourage you to try Newsy Jacuzzi at https://www.newsyjacuzzi.com/. It’s so...more
One Sentence Summary Anderson starts with the one sentence recap of how our trio of protagonists are studying and then come across something that surprises them. What Do the Tiny Potters Think? Addison and Anderson relate to this because both of them have been busy with studying for the standardized tests at their schools when they recorded this episode. Addison and Anderson discuss the value, or lack thereof, of homework and the importance of recess. When Harry, Hermione, and Ron visit Hagrid&...more