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.
Favorite Books from Nantucket
We get book suggestions from readers at the Nantucket Book Festival.
Old Yeller by Fred Gipson
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 dancer Michael McKinley is celebrity reader. Dog expert Mia Cobb from Australia joins us. Kitty Felde is host.
A Conversation with Meg Medina
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.
More conversations with writers at our website www.bookclubforkids.org.
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina
Book Club for Kids goes to Hooray For Books! bookstore in Alexandria, Virginia to talk about Meg Medina's novel about bullying and mother-daughter relationships Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass. Our celebrity reader is National Public Radio Arts Correspondent Mandalit Del Barco. Writer Meg Medina discusses the writing process with a pair of aspiring writers, Lila and Julia. Kitty Felde is the host.
A Conversation with Writer Rob Buyea
We continue the conversation with writer Rob Buyea about how his experiences as a classroom teacher influenced his writing of "Because of Mr. Terupt." Kitty Felde is host.
Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea
Were you lucky enough to have one special teacher who changed your life? Our book is about one of them. "Because of Mr. Terupt" by Rob Buyea. Readers from Harmony Township Elementary School in New Jersey talk about their own teachers - and about learning in this socially distanced/hybrid/covid school year. They also interview author Rob Buyea. Actor Garrett M. Brown is celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is host.
Reading tips, book suggestions, and more at our website www.bookclubforkids.org
I love this podcast, can you please do The Giver?
We never know what the books are about
Please read the books
Kind of boring, I would like it if you read the books. Also, I haven’t read the books on the show. Please do books that kids 7 - 10 years old read.