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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.

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    • Education for Kids
    • 4.4, 242 Ratings

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.

    One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams Garcia

    One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams Garcia

    The fight for racial equality didn't start with Black Lives Matter. This week, we visit a Black Panther summer camp in Rita Williams-Garcia's novel "One Crazy Summer." Readers from Washington, DC's Jefferson Academy discuss the novel and host Kitty Felde speaks with the author.

    • 19 min
    A Conversation with Writer Jewell Parker Rhodes

    A Conversation with Writer Jewell Parker Rhodes

    Jewell Parker Rhodes, winner of the American Book Award, talks about the difficulty of writing "Ghost Boys" and about her own reading journey with host Kitty Felde.

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    • 6 min
    Episode 108 - Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes

    Episode 108 - Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes

    How do we talk about police violence targeting African-Americans? This group of eighth graders from Columbia Heights Educational Campus/Lincoln Middle School in Washington, DC discuss “Ghost Boys” by Jewell Parker Rhodes. Actor Jonathan Del Palmer Rhodes is celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is host.

    NOTE: this discussion contains a discussion about violence, Emmett Till, and police violence.

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    • 26 min
    Summer Reading Suggestions from Readers at the LA Public Library

    Summer Reading Suggestions from Readers at the LA Public Library

    Libraries across the world are kicking off their summer reading programs -  many of them remotely. Which means finding ebooks or ordering online and picking up hard copies at the library curbside pickup spot. But which books to pick? It’s so much harder when you can’t see a book on the shelf. We have some suggestions from readers at the LA Public Library.

    You can be on the show, too. Check out the website for info: 

    www.bookclubforkids.org

    • 7 min
    Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

    Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

    Would you like to live forever? That's the question our readers from Basis DC Charter School ponder as they discuss Natalie Babbitt's classic tale "Tuck Everlasting" with host Kitty Felde. Actress Denise Krueger is celebrity reader. The late writer talks about her own view of life and death. There is free curriculum at the website:

    bookclubforkids.org

    • 16 min
    Summer Reading Kickoff 2020

    Summer Reading Kickoff 2020

    On this episode, kids from coast to coast share their favorites.

    You can be on the show, too. It's easy:

    - find the voice memo or recording app on a smartphone
    - set the level somewhere in the middle
    - introduce her/himself as:

    Hi, my name is - (first name only)
    I'm from (what city, school, or library)
    The book I’m reading this summer is -
    Tell us why you like it. (NOT the plot)

    Email audio files to: bookclubforkidspodcast@gmail.com 

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
242 Ratings

242 Ratings

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I mean yeah?!

Well I listen to this in bed and it is NOT calm!

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Love it!!!

I love your podcast. But I’d also love it if u were more specific on the titles!!! Love it tho

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No😡

This is terrible, I’m an advanced reader I read a lot. But this gives away spoilers it’s just not a podcast I would listen to.

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