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Join educators Alejandra and Jocelyn as they dive into the world of diverse literature that can be used in classrooms to create more inclusive, welcoming classroom environments. Each podcast features exciting books that include topics such as race, gender, immigration, and so much more. All books can be utilized in a classroom in fun and exciting ways.


Alejandra and Jocelyn have done extensive research on how to create a space for critical dialogue within their classrooms but using children’s literature as a the key to unlocking a whole new level of learning.

The Book Boat The Book Boat

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    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Join educators Alejandra and Jocelyn as they dive into the world of diverse literature that can be used in classrooms to create more inclusive, welcoming classroom environments. Each podcast features exciting books that include topics such as race, gender, immigration, and so much more. All books can be utilized in a classroom in fun and exciting ways.


Alejandra and Jocelyn have done extensive research on how to create a space for critical dialogue within their classrooms but using children’s literature as a the key to unlocking a whole new level of learning.

    Season 2 Finale!

    Season 2 Finale!

    That is a wrap for Season 2! In this episode we feature two books on the AAPI community and we reflect back on our first year teaching. Make sure to tune in to hear the good,bad and everything in between about doing distance learning. Also hear what we have planned for season 3! Make sure to stay connected with us on our social media to hear all the exciting news coming!

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    Watch the video of this episode:

    https://youtu.be/eUB4bqNWK2w

    Purchase any of the books mentioned:

    Eyes That Kiss in the Corners: https://www.amazon.com/Eyes-That-Kiss-Corners-Joanna/dp/0062915622/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1FPLEG2EHYGFB&dchild=1&keywords=eyes+that+kiss+in+the+corners&qid=1621377573&sprefix=eyes+that+kiss%2Caps%2C228&sr=8-1

    I Dream of POPO: https://www.amazon.com/I-Dream-Popo-Livia-Blackburne/dp/1250249317/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=I+dream+of+popo&qid=1621377608&sr=8-1


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    • 45 min
    Kevin and David

    Kevin and David

    Drum roll please!!!! Yes we have more extra special guests! This time around we have two members from our cohort at SJSU: David and Kevin who are current 5th and 3rd grade teachers. We get to hear all about their masters research project and they even share what their current favorite books are! Make sure to tune in!
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    Watch the video of this episode:
    https://youtu.be/y7OZftb_ekk
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    Dean Juno: https://www.amazon.com/Dear-Juno-Picture-Puffins-Soyung/dp/0142300179/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=dear+juno&qid=1618278040&sr=8-1
    Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race: https://www.amazon.com/Hidden-Figures-Story-Black-Women/dp/0062742469/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=hidden+figures+in+the+space+race&qid=1618278266&sr=8-2

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    • 42 min
    Families

    Families

    Join Alejandra and Jocelyn as they dive into the topic of gender norms and different family structures. On this week's episode they talk about diversity amongst families and how some families go against the gender norms. They bring in some exciting books that tackle these topics in such a fun and loving way! 



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    • 29 min
    Ruby Finds a Worry with Veronica!

    Ruby Finds a Worry with Veronica!

    Emotions big and small and we are ready to talk about them! We have a very special guest our good friend Veronica Minor! Veronica shares her experience in the credential program and student teaching. She also talks about her masters project and how her childhood experiences helped shape her research project. We also share two books from Tom Percival’s Big Bright Feelings series.

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    Purchase any of the books mentioned:

    Ruby Finds a Worry: https://www.amazon.com/Ruby-Finds-Worry-Tom-Percival/dp/1547602376

    Meesha Makes Friends: https://www.amazon.com/Meesha-Makes-Friends-Bright-Feelings-ebook/dp/B0851GXK5V


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    • 33 min
    Earth Day!

    Earth Day!

    It’s almost EARTH DAY! Get to hear host Jocelyn and Alejandra catch up, listen to their views on testing and how excited we all are about microphones!. Then let's talk about an issue we can all get behind taking care of our Earth! Hear some of their Earth Day book picks and how we can inspire and motivate students and grown ups to take care of our planet. There is no Planet B!

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    Purchase any of the books mentioned:

    Old Enough to Save the Planet: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1419749145/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    Water Protectors:  https://www.amazon.com/Are-Water-Protectors-Carole-Lindstrom/dp/1250203554/ref=zg_bs_3099_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=KF3YQ3NNGTSZ81BMTS1D


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    • 31 min
    Pop Culture Books!

    Pop Culture Books!

    Pop culture and books? You might not think it's a good fit but we found the books and are excited to share! One book is based on a popular  sitcom show and another a royal couple and their pup. Get read for an exciting and fun episode where we bring pop culture into the classroom!
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    The Duchess and Guy: A Rescue to Royalty Puppy Love Story: https://www.hmhbooks.com/shop/books/the-duchess-and-guy/9780358023043
    The Office: A Day at Dunder Mifflin Elementary:
    https://www.lbyr.com/titles/robb-pearlman/the-office-a-day-at-dunder-mifflin-elementary/9780316428392/

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    • 35 min

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