Books R Us is a 6th grade student podcast featuring new books that others will want to read. These students are from Hopewell Elementary School in Bettendorf, IA and believe in the power of sharing great books with others to help foster A Culture of Readers.
If we were giants - episode #27
Nessie Quest (interview w/ Melissa Savage) episode #25
The Incredibly Dead Pets of Rex Dexter (interview w/AaronReynolds) - episode #24
The Incredibly Dead Pets of Rex Dexter is a hilarious new book by Aaron Reynolds. Listen to Aaron Reynolds answer questions from the BookRUs podcasters.
Pixie Pushes on (interview with Tamara Bundy) - episode #23
Hopewell podcasters discuss Tamara Bundy's newest title Pixie Pushes On. Included in the podcast are audio excerpts from their interview with the author.
The Tornado (interview with Jake Burt) - episode #26
Listen to this latest episode to hear the interview with Jake Burt, author of The Tornado, and gain insight into his incredible new book.
Rick Riordan Presents - episode #22
Rick Riordan Presents is a new imprint from Disney-Hyperion Publishing. In this podcast episode, three titles from the imprint will be featured.
The three hosts work well together. The vocabulary and repartée are their own; heavy-handed editing or direction by teachers or mentors is not apparent. They provide a detailed, wide-ranging and interesting show and obviously have a great time doing it. Great work!