100 episodes

The place where young readers meet to talk about books. The show includes a celebrity reader and an interview with the author. The host is award winning public radio journalist Kitty Felde. Book Club won the California Library Association Technology Award and the DC Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Humanitites. Named one of the top 10 podcasts for kids by THE TIMES of London.

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The place where young readers meet to talk about books. The show includes a celebrity reader and an interview with the author. The host is award winning public radio journalist Kitty Felde. Book Club won the California Library Association Technology Award and the DC Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Humanitites. Named one of the top 10 podcasts for kids by THE TIMES of London.

    Bonus Episode - A Conversation with Writer Tricia Springstubb

    Bonus Episode - A Conversation with Writer Tricia Springstubb

    Tricia Springstubb is the writer of the "Cody and the Mysteries of the Universe" series and other books. She tells Kitty Felde about finding Cody's voice and the difference between writing middle grade novels and picture books.

    • 6 min
    Episode 102 - Cody and the Mysteries of the Universe by Tricia Springstubb

    Episode 102 - Cody and the Mysteries of the Universe by Tricia Springstubb

    Writers are often confused when editors talk about “voice” in children’s literature. The title character in “Cody and the Mysteries of the Universe” has one of the most unique voices in print. Readers from Randle Highlands Elementary School in Washington, D.C. discuss the book with host Kitty Felde and ask questions of writer Tricia Springstubb. Actress Peggy Miley is celebrity reader.

    • 20 min
    Favorite Books from Brooklyn and the LA Public Library Maker Faire

    Favorite Books from Brooklyn and the LA Public Library Maker Faire

    It's our favorite question: what's your favorite book? We get lots of answers from our readers who called in to us or talked to us at the Los Angeles Public Library's Mini Maker Faire. Kitty Felde is host.

    • 8 min
    The Book Thief - Markus Zusak

    The Book Thief - Markus Zusak

    Students from Stuart-Hobson Middle School in Washington, DC talk about "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak. The conversation covers everything from death to Nazis to books. Actress Melanie MacQueen (Robotech) is celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is host. Markus Zusak interview is courtesy of the Australian bookstore Booktopia. 

    Spoiler Alert: plot points are discussed in this episode.

    Find out how you can be on the show at our website:

    www.bookclubforkids.org

    • 19 min
    Favorite Books from the British International School in Houston

    Favorite Books from the British International School in Houston

    We get some terrific book suggestions from kids from around the world - from Scotland to Singapore, England to Ecuador, Mexico to Australia. Readers from the British International School in Houston share their favorites with host Kitty Felde.

    Get reading tips or find out how you can be on the show at our website: bookclubforkids.org.

    • 4 min
    Episode 100 The Storm Runner

    Episode 100 The Storm Runner

    It’s our 100th episode!

    To celebrate, we travel up to the Bay Area Book Festival to tape a live show celebrating “The Storm Runner” by J. C. Cervantes. This fantasy tale with Mayan mythology is a “Rick Riordan Presents” novel. Public radio journalist Erika Quilar from KQED is celebrity reader. Our readers are 6th graders at Albany Middle School in Northern California and they quiz our author. Kitty Felde is host.

    • 19 min

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