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Book Club for Kids

Feb 22, 2017


If you heard last week’s show SPY SCHOOL, you heard part of a conversation with writer Stuart Gibbs. What you didn’t hear was the wildlife encounter in the middle of that conversation that stopped us in the middle of our tracks. Stuart Gibbs shows off his knowledge of the groundhog family. And we talk about how a...

Feb 14, 2017

Is there really a secret school in Washington, DC to train kids to become spies? We ask the experts in this episode: kids from Key Elementary in our nation's capital and the man whose job description includes overseeing the activities and budget of the CIA, California Congressman Eric Swalwell. Author "Spy Kids"...

Feb 1, 2017

How do we treat those who are different? What does it take to be kind? Kids from DC's Jefferson Academy discuss RJ Palacio's "Wonder" with host Kitty Felde. The writer tells the story about the sidewalk incident that inspired the book. Our celebrity reader is WNYC's "On the Media" cohost Bob Garfield.