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Book Club for Kids

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Book Club for Kids

Book Club for Kids

kitty felde

115
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174
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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.

Latest Episodes

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

Would you like to live forever? That's the question our readers from Basis DC Charter School ponder as they discuss Natalie Babbitt's classic tale "Tuck Everlasting" with host Kitty Felde. Actress Denise Krueger is celebrity reader. The late writer talks about her own view of life and death. There is free curriculum at the website: bookclubforkids.org

16 MIN6 h ago
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Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

Summer Reading Kickoff

On this episode, kids from coast to coast share their favorites. You can be on the show, too. It's easy: - find the voice memo or recording app on a smartphone - set the level somewhere in the middle - introduce her/himself as: Hi, my name is - (first name only) I'm from (what city, school, or library) The book I’m reading this summer is - Tell us why you like it. (NOT the plot) Email audio files to: bookclubforkidspodcast@gmail.com

7 MIN1 w ago
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Summer Reading Kickoff

Stef Soto Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres

A story about entrepreneurs and rock stars and veggie burritos. Readers from theChildren Chatting with Children’s Authors podcast discuss Jennifer Torres' novel "Stef Soto, Taco Queen" in an episode taped live at the Studio City branch of the LA Public Library. Jeannette Franco is celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is host. www.bookclubforkids.org

21 MIN2 w ago
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Stef Soto Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres

What's Your Favorite Book?

We invited readers from around the world to tell us about their favorite books. Kitty Felde is host.

6 MIN3 w ago
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What's Your Favorite Book?

When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

If you were a time traveler, would you go to the future or the past? That's the question readers from Lafayette Elementary School in Washington, DC ponder as they discuss the Newbery Award-winning "When You Reach Me" by Rebecca Stead. NPR reporter Neda Ulaby is celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is host. Free curriculum for this episode available at the website: bookclubforkids.org

26 MINMAY 6
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When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

Kazu Kibuishi

Kazu Kibuishi admits he never thought "Amulet" would be a hit. He talks about writing, travel, research, and screenwriting with host Kitty Felde.

12 MINAPR 29
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Kazu Kibuishi

Podapalooza Episode

We’re participating in a special event: Podapalooza, a podcast festival for COVID relief, the work of more than a hundred podcasters who have contributed content and resources to the cause. 100% of funds raised go to GiveDirectly, an international aid organization helping families hardest hit by COVID. To learn more and donate, go to Podapalooza.org, or p - l - z - a dot org for short. That’s p - l -z -a dot org. We're presenting Episode 1 of our other podcast: The Fina Mendoza Mysteries.

20 MINAPR 26
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Podapalooza Episode

Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi

It's the perfect time to escape on an adventure. Our graphic novel "Amulet" by Kazu Kibuishi tells the tale of a magical amulet that leads a young girl on a quest. Students from Ketcham Elementary School in Washington, D.C. talk about magic in their own lives and have lots of questions for our writer. Actor Denny Colonna is celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is host. www.bookclubforkids.org

20 MINAPR 22
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Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi

Favorite Books from PS 174

It's the perfect time for a book series. We've got several terrific suggestions from kids in Queens, New York. More great book suggestions and free curriculum at our website bookclubforkids.org.

8 MINAPR 15
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Favorite Books from PS 174

James and the Giant Peach Curriculum Episode

We're reprising our episodes with free curriculum guides. We're starting with Roald Dahl's first book for children "James and the Giant Peach" because don't we all need to escape our current situation inside a giant summer fruit? Cash Peters is celebrity reader and students from LA's Equitas Academy discuss the book with host Kitty Felde. Free curriculum guide at bookclubforkids.org.

21 MINAPR 8
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James and the Giant Peach Curriculum Episode

Latest Episodes

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

Would you like to live forever? That's the question our readers from Basis DC Charter School ponder as they discuss Natalie Babbitt's classic tale "Tuck Everlasting" with host Kitty Felde. Actress Denise Krueger is celebrity reader. The late writer talks about her own view of life and death. There is free curriculum at the website: bookclubforkids.org

16 MIN6 h ago
Comments
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

Summer Reading Kickoff

On this episode, kids from coast to coast share their favorites. You can be on the show, too. It's easy: - find the voice memo or recording app on a smartphone - set the level somewhere in the middle - introduce her/himself as: Hi, my name is - (first name only) I'm from (what city, school, or library) The book I’m reading this summer is - Tell us why you like it. (NOT the plot) Email audio files to: bookclubforkidspodcast@gmail.com

7 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Summer Reading Kickoff

Stef Soto Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres

A story about entrepreneurs and rock stars and veggie burritos. Readers from theChildren Chatting with Children’s Authors podcast discuss Jennifer Torres' novel "Stef Soto, Taco Queen" in an episode taped live at the Studio City branch of the LA Public Library. Jeannette Franco is celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is host. www.bookclubforkids.org

21 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Stef Soto Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres

What's Your Favorite Book?

We invited readers from around the world to tell us about their favorite books. Kitty Felde is host.

6 MIN3 w ago
Comments
What's Your Favorite Book?

When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

If you were a time traveler, would you go to the future or the past? That's the question readers from Lafayette Elementary School in Washington, DC ponder as they discuss the Newbery Award-winning "When You Reach Me" by Rebecca Stead. NPR reporter Neda Ulaby is celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is host. Free curriculum for this episode available at the website: bookclubforkids.org

26 MINMAY 6
Comments
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

Kazu Kibuishi

Kazu Kibuishi admits he never thought "Amulet" would be a hit. He talks about writing, travel, research, and screenwriting with host Kitty Felde.

12 MINAPR 29
Comments
Kazu Kibuishi

Podapalooza Episode

We’re participating in a special event: Podapalooza, a podcast festival for COVID relief, the work of more than a hundred podcasters who have contributed content and resources to the cause. 100% of funds raised go to GiveDirectly, an international aid organization helping families hardest hit by COVID. To learn more and donate, go to Podapalooza.org, or p - l - z - a dot org for short. That’s p - l -z -a dot org. We're presenting Episode 1 of our other podcast: The Fina Mendoza Mysteries.

20 MINAPR 26
Comments
Podapalooza Episode

Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi

It's the perfect time to escape on an adventure. Our graphic novel "Amulet" by Kazu Kibuishi tells the tale of a magical amulet that leads a young girl on a quest. Students from Ketcham Elementary School in Washington, D.C. talk about magic in their own lives and have lots of questions for our writer. Actor Denny Colonna is celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is host. www.bookclubforkids.org

20 MINAPR 22
Comments
Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi

Favorite Books from PS 174

It's the perfect time for a book series. We've got several terrific suggestions from kids in Queens, New York. More great book suggestions and free curriculum at our website bookclubforkids.org.

8 MINAPR 15
Comments
Favorite Books from PS 174

James and the Giant Peach Curriculum Episode

We're reprising our episodes with free curriculum guides. We're starting with Roald Dahl's first book for children "James and the Giant Peach" because don't we all need to escape our current situation inside a giant summer fruit? Cash Peters is celebrity reader and students from LA's Equitas Academy discuss the book with host Kitty Felde. Free curriculum guide at bookclubforkids.org.

21 MINAPR 8
Comments
James and the Giant Peach Curriculum Episode
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