Reading With Your Kids is all about encouraging parents to read with their kids, and cook with their kids, and do activities with their kids, and experience tv, movies and music together. In other words, our podcast is all about helping parents build stronger relationships with their kids.
An Act Of Justice
Award winning Children's author Vera Harris returns to the Reading With Your Kids Podcast to celebrate her latest children's book MJ & The Big Kitchen Window. Vera reminds us of why she loves writing for children. Vera also tells us about her great Aunt Lillian Richard who was an Aunt Jemima pancake ambassador. Vera tells us why she believes remembering the contributions made by her aunt and the other women who portrayed Aunt Jemima is an act of justice.
Black Boys Dance Too
Children's author, choreographer & dancer Jamal Joseph celebrates his debut picture book Black Boys Dance Too - Darnell Enters A Talent Show. Jamal shares that much of this story is based on his own life. Jamal hopes the book will inspire kids to make their dreams come true.
The Year I Flew Away
Author Marie Arnold is on the Reading With Your Kids Podcast to celebrate her Middle Grade Novel The Year I Flew Away. This magical story tells the tale of a 10 year girl who moves from Haiti to Brooklyn and discovers that the US is not the perfect place she had dreamed of. Marie also shares with us her experience of moving to the US
Anchors In The Storm
Children’s author Jessica Laurel Kane returns to Reading With Your Kids Podcast to celebrate her newest children’s book “Anchors in the Storm”. Inspired by a time of great hardship and grief in her own life, Jessica wanted to write a story that would help parents and kids explore loss together.
The Cat That Changed America
Children’s author Tony Lee Moral is on this episode of Reading With Your Kids Podcast to celebrate his book “The Cat That Changed America”. This children’s book is an adaptation of Tony Lee’s documentary of the same name. Both stories follow a mountain lion who made the brave journey across Los Angeles to find a new home in LA’s Griffin Park. It is a fascinating conversation for young nature-lovers and creative storytellers.
Griffin In The Spring
Children’s author Melissa Marie Keeping is on this episode of Reading With Your Kids Podcast to celebrate her book “Griffin In The Spring”. Her book inspired by the griffin, a creature from Greek mythology, invites the readers to a festivity of spring with all the joy and beauty that comes with it. Melissa experiences firsthand the benefits of reading through the renewed connections and excitement storytelling brings to the family.
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