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The Book of Life is an interview-format podcast about Jewish kidlit, mostly, with occasional coverage of Jewish YA/adult books, music, film and web, established in December 2005. Host: Heidi Rabinowitz Sponsors: Feldman Children's Library at Congregation B'nai Israel of Boca Raton, Florida & the Association of Jewish Libraries
 
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These Books Made Me

Prince George's County Memorial Library System

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These Books Made Me is a podcast about the literary heroines who shaped us and is a product of the Prince George's County Memorial Library System podcast network. Stay in touch with us via Twitter @PGCMLS with #TheseBooksMadeMe or by email at TheseBooksMadeMe@pgcmls.info. For recommended readalikes and deep dives into topics related to each episode, visit our blog at pgcmls.medium.com.
 
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.
 
If you're looking for a podcast, but can't find the right one, I have some good news, your search is now done. There are poems and stories and songs that are great. It's perfect for children, ages two until eight. The poems are sweet and all filled with laughter. The stories end well. Happily ever after. So be sure to subscribe and begin to explore. And please don’t forget, there’ll always be more. | Musings and other Nonsense is a children's podcast of whimsical stories, poems and songs. It ...
 
Why did Hagrid bring Harry to Surrey, or Hermione get a cat in her third year? Why are Ron and Dumbledore oddly similar? And why was there all that camping in the seventh book? Quantum Harry, the Podcast looks at the unifying theme of the HP series, shedding new light on JK Rowling's narrative choices and forever changing the way you read Harry Potter.
 
Author Katie Davis hosts Brain Burps About Books as a "fly on the wall" show. It's all about the craft and business of publishing, now including all genres––not just children's books. Interviews with experts cover publishing, creating, promoting, and writing them. Are you an aspiring writer who'd like to know the inside scoop on how others got their books published? Kid's books? Indie books? Non-fiction? Or are you already published and want to hear how to make your book trailer? Maybe you'r ...
 
"I want to publish a book." Let's talk about the ins and outs of modern publishing. The rules have changed. Options are everywhere. Come for random rants about publishing, questions answered, interviews held. Your host is Sean Buvala, publisher at The Small-Tooth-Dog Publishing Group. Also includes raw audio from FBLive events that Sean records every Monday at authoryes.com
 
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On the StoryMakers podcast, multi-award-winning author and illustrator duo, Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome offer us a window into a child’s experience of the Great Migration in OVERGROUND RAILROAD, and then introduce us to the characters and history behind the second book in the FINDING LANGSTON TRILOGY, LEAVING LYMON. About OVERGROUND RAILRO…
 
Ibi Zoboi is the New York Times bestselling author of National Book Award Finalist American Street, Pride, My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich and co-author with prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of Punching the Air. She joins us to talk about her first work of non-fiction Star Child: A Biographical Constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler.…
 
Celebrate the 100th episode of 3 Point Perspective with Jake Parker, Lee White, and Will Terry as they answer audience questions live. From daily art practices to the business of illustration, this episode is jam-packed with resources, advice, and wisdom. Sign up for SVSLearn's 30 Day Trial: https://courses.svslearn.com/bundles/30-days-free 3 Point…
 
Jen is in conversation with Jen Campbell a Sunday Times bestselling author and award-winning poet. She is the author of ten published books across non-fiction, poetry, short stories and children's books. Jen specializes in the history of fairy tales, giving guest lectures at universities, museums and book festivals on this topic. Her video installa…
 
Jacqueline Woodson is a 2020 MacArthur Genius fellow, National Book Award winner, Newberry, Caldecott, and Coretta Scott King winner, former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and #1 New York Times bestselling author of Brown Girl Dreaming, Red at the Bone, Another Brooklyn, Before the Ever After and many, many more. She joins us to…
 
Kids from Washington, DC consider life as a refugee as they discuss the Newbery-Honor winner Other Words For Home by Jasmine Warga. Readers from Tyler Elementary School talk about learning a new language, moving away from home, and even non-verbal communication in an era of wearing masks. Our celebrity reader is Sarra Gahzi, Country Director for Jo…
 
From building worlds to launching Kickstarters, illustrator Larry MacDougall is a treasure trove of imagination, artistic mastery, and down-to-earth practicality. Join Jake Parker and Will Terry to learn the keys to his success in this insightful episode. Sign up for SVSLearn's 30 Day Trial: https://courses.svslearn.com/bundles/30-days-free 3 Point…
 
Episode 100 is streaming live on Youtube, with Jake, Lee, and Will answering your questions in real time! (We'll also upload it as an episode the week after). We'll be giving away a bunch of cool stuff as well to three lucky listeners in attendance: - T Shirts - Portfolio Critiques - Book Packages - SVSLearn Subscriptions It is streaming live on th…
 
A great analogy I learned eons ago. The 'fish' will simplify and streamline the way you structure your writing so that readers will LOVE your work even more! This episode also includes a little New Year frivolity. Happy New Year, dear listener. Thank you so much for supporting this podcast, it means the world to me! Other podcasts mentioned: The Pr…
 
First Draft Episode #337: Lamar Giles Lamar Giles, author of the acclaimed novels Fake ID, Endangered, Overturned, Spin, Not So Pure and Simple. He joins us to talk about his middle-grade series The Last Last-Day-of-Summer, Last Chance for Logan County, and and The Last Mirror on the Left. The presenting sponsor for this episode is Sips By, a multi…
 
Something a little different this week. As we approach January 6th, parents and teachers may be looking for a way to discuss the attack on the U.S. Capitol with children. Our other podcast THE FINA MENDOZA MYSTERIES created this special 2-part episode to help open a discussion about the events, without scaring kids. In this episode, 10-year-old det…
 
How do you judge art you don’t like? Am I getting ripped off? Why is my client work so bad? Tune in to hear Jake Parker, Lee White, and Will Terry answer these questions (and critique an illustration) in this episode. Sign up for SVSLearn's 30 Day Trial: https://courses.svslearn.com/bundles/30-days-free 3 Point Perspective Podcast is sponsored by S…
 
Charyut! Attention! Aram Kim is back on StoryMakers for a chat about her new book LET’S GO TO TAEKWONDO! In this Kidlit RADIO podcast, join Aram as she catches us up on what her character Yoomi from NO KIMCHI FOR ME has been getting up to, learn about the rituals of the martial art Taekwondo and how to count to ten in Korean! ABOUT the Book WATCH A…
 
We’re heading to the barbershop in “Booklyn” with Hyewon Yum on this podcast of StoryMakers! Join the author of LION NEEDS A HAIRCUT for a chat about why haircuts can be a bit scary when you are little and then get your styling groove on with Rocco and Hyewon’s super fun haircut printable. What kind of haircut should little lion and Dad get? Downlo…
 
Something a little different this week and next. As we approach January 6th, parents and teachers may be looking for a way to discuss the attack on the U.S. Capitol with children. Our other podcast THE FINA MENDOZA MYSTERIES created this special 2-part episode to help open a discussion about the events, without scaring kids. In this episode, 10-yea…
 
Do I need to learn Photoshop? How personal is too personal? Should I take a pseudonym? Jake Parker, Lee White, and Will Terry offer their insights on these questions and more in this episode. Sign up for SVSLearn's 30 Day Trial: https://courses.svslearn.com/bundles/30-days-free 3 Point Perspective Podcast is sponsored by SVSLearn.com, the place whe…
 
If all your friends were the same, how boring would that be? "My Friends" is a fun, rhyming poem that celebrates the diversity of friendship. Perfect for buddies, pals, mates and besties of all ages. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Thi…
 
We are back with part 2 of our foray into the world of Sailor Moon. In this episode we will discuss romanticism, Usagi's leadership style, the male gaze in Sailor Moon, and how much of a downer it would be to outlive everyone you love. These Books Made Me is a podcast about the literary heroines who shaped us and is a product of the Prince George's…
 
First Draft Episode #336: Varian Johnson Varian Johnson, award-winning author of The Parker Inheritance, Twins, The Great Greene Heist, joins us to talk about his most recent middle-grade, Playing the Cards You’re Dealt. The presenting sponsor for this episode is Sips By, a multi-brand, personalized monthly tea subscription box. Use offer code "dra…
 
We're so excited to talk about the Newbery Award-winning graphic novel New Kid by Jerry Craft. Students at Randle Highland Elementary School in Washington, DC debate whether they'd rather go to a fancy pants school on the other side of town, or the school in their own neighborhood. Actor Gary Anthony Williams is celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is hos…
 
Jake Parker and Will Terry are joined by illustrator Cam Kendell to talk shop and discuss Cam’s story, his secret for project management, and how to enjoy a balanced life as a creative entrepreneur. Sign up for SVSLearn's 30 Day Trial: https://courses.svslearn.com/bundles/30-days-free 3 Point Perspective Podcast is sponsored by SVSLearn.com, the pl…
 
Moon prism power, make up! This week we have both new and familiar voices transporting us to the world of Usagi Tsukino as we dive into manga for the first time with Sailor Moon. The iconic series by Naoko Takeuchi is perhaps the most widely beloved example of shojo manga and both the print and anime versions are standards in the 90's Girl Power ca…
 
First Draft Episode #335: Kekla Magoon Kekla Magoon is the award-winning author of many novels and nonfiction books for kids and teens, including How It Went Down, The Season of Styx Malone, and her newest, Revolution In Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People. The presenting sponsor for this episode is Sips By, a multi-brand, per…
 
Join children's book authors Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig as they talk to children's book author with a degree in oceanography, Leslie Bulion about SCUBA, "Golly-Gee Science," & The Hazards of Poetry Research. Books recommended on this episode: Hear the Wind Blow Doe Boyle (Author) Emily Paik (Illustrator) How to Build an Insect Roberta Gibso…
 
First Draft Episode #334: Jodi Picoult Jodi Picoult is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of twenty-seven novels, including My Sister's Keeper, Nineteen Minutes, Small Great Things, and two young adult novels with daughter Samantha van Leer, Between the Lines and Off the Page. She joins to talk about her latest, Wish You Were Here. The presen…
 
On this kid lit podcast episode of Read Out Loud, T.E. McMorrow reads aloud THE NUTCRACKER IN HARLEM. ABOUT THE BOOK Written by T.E. McMorrow and illustrated by James Ransome. This jazz-inspired reinvention of The Nutcracker is a worthy tribute to the dreamlike wonder and magic of the Christmas season. In this original retelling, set in New York Ci…
 
Away in a manger — was a whole lot of noise! As Joseph and Mary try to get the baby Jesus to sleep, they discover stables aren’t the quietest places! As you try to get your own little ones to sleep this holiday season, listen together to Laura Sassi reading GOODNIGHT MANGER on this kidlit podcast episode of Read Out Loud. ABOUT THE BOOK Goodnight, …
 
Quick! KidLit Radio listeners, one of Santa’s reindeer has gone missing. If Santa and the other seven reindeer can’t find Prancer, there may never be another Christmas! Find out where Prancer has gone on this holiday podcast episode of Read Out Loud as Rocco reads the picture book classic, WHERE’S PRANCER by Syd Hoff. Watch Rocco read WHERE’S PRANC…
 
SHOW NOTES: https://jewishbooks.blogspot.com/2021/12/holiday-heroes.html For this episode I've paired Red and Green and Blue and White by Lee Wind with The Christmas Mitzvah by Jeff Gottesfeld. These two 2021 holiday picture books are both based on true stories of allyship and they have a lovely synergy. Your feedback is welcome! Please write to bo…
 
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