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Book Club for Kids

Jun 30, 2021

Geoff Rodkey is both a successful screenwriter and writer of books for kids. Including "We're Not From Here." He talks about the difference between writing screenplays and novels, about science fiction, and about creating non-binary characters. Kitty Felde is host.

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Jun 23, 2021

Earth is doomed, so a band of survivors is looking for a friendly planet to save them. But our earthling reputation isn't so great. Will they be allowed to stay? Readers from Maury Elementary School discuss Geoff Rodkey's We're Not From Here. Our celebrity readers is Mat Kaplan, host of Planetary Radio. Kitty Felde is...

Jun 16, 2021

We get book suggestions from readers at the Nantucket Book Festival.

Jun 9, 2021

Pets play such an important part in our lives and the loss of an animal creates a hole in our hearts. The Newbery Honor award winning classic Old Yeller by Fred Gipson does the same thing. We hear from a trio of fifth graders from Lafayette Elementary School in Washington, DC who talk about their own pets. Actor and...

Jun 2, 2021

How long does it take to publish a book? Newbery award winning writer Meg Medina says most of her time is spent rewriting and rewriting.

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