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Book Club for Kids

Dec 21, 2016

The Book Club for Kids podcast is based in the smallest quadrant of Washington, DC - Southwest. It's a diverse neighborhood, home to Arena Stage, sunset cruise ships, and its famous fish market. The area was not treated kindly by urban renewal. Now, SW is experiencing another massive overhaul: new buildings,...

Dec 7, 2016

Who knew there was a legion of mice who help the CIA keep the world safe? Their headquarters? In the walls and basement of the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. Our readers are from the Ambassador School of Global Education, housed on the old Ambassador Hotel site in Los Angeles. Writer Heather Vogel Frederick...

Nov 22, 2016

A trio of readers from Swanson Middle School in Arlington, Virginia discuss mountain climbing, parental permission, and Dan Gemeinhart's novel "The Honest Truth." Dan talks about inspirations for the characters. Celebrity reader Christina Dale tells us about climbing Mt. Rainier. Kitty Felde is host.

Nov 2, 2016

It's our favorite question: "what's YOUR favorite book?" In this bonus episode, we hear from kids in northern Virginia and Chicago, Illinois. Get out your library cards!


Oct 26, 2016

Book Club goes to the dogs. Or rather, one particular dog: OLD YELLER, the classic tale of a Texas hound dog by Fred Gipson. The book was the pick of one Washington DC reader who loved the book so much, she wrote a letter to the late Mr. Gipson and won a national honor award in the Letters About Literature contest....