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Book Club for Kids

Feb 28, 2024

Looking for your next favorite book? Here are some suggestions from readers at  Watkins Elementary School on Capitol Hill:

Geronimo Stilton - Geronimo Stilton

Athletes vs Mathletes - W.C. Mack

Scare Stories to Tell in the Dark - Alvin Schwartz

Guts - Raina Telgemeier

Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Jeff Kinney

Basil and Oregano...

Feb 21, 2024

"Divergent" writer Veronica Roth talks about finding the courage to call yourself a writer...and bouncing back from failure.

Feb 14, 2024

We continue our Banned Books series, airing episodes that have been banned or challenged around the country. This week, it’s Vernica Roth’s dystopian adventure Divergent. Back in 2015, Ashland High School in Oregon banned Divergent because – according to the school’s online newspaper - the book “shows a girl...

Feb 7, 2024

What are the challenges of writing in two languages? Christina Diaz Gonzalez talks about some of the pitfalls of getting the nuances right when Spanish speaking characters are from different countries.