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Read-Aloud Revival

Summary: The Read-Aloud Revival Podcast is the place to get the inspiration and resources you need to read aloud to your kids. Get motivated and encouraged to build your family culture around books! The podcast is a collection of inspiring and informative interviews to help parents, homeschoolers, and teachers make reading aloud a central part of family life. Reading aloud is more than just a literary education- it's a framework for family culture.

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  • Artist: Sarah Mackenzie
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Podcasts:

 RAR #75: Delightful, Simple Reading Journals for Kids | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:57

It can be challenging to keep track of the books our kids read, right? But if we want to grow a family of readers, we kind of need to have a system that actually works! So today I’m sharing about our simple reading journals. Listen in to find out: how to create a treasured list […]

 RAR # 74: One thing you won’t regret | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:48

This might be our shortest-ever episode, but also one of the most important. It’s all about what matters most. Today I’m talking about how we can make a simple choice that will make a *huge* impact on our kids and families. In this episode, we’ll dive into: how to figure out what matters most, even […]

 RAR #73: What your kids can do while you read aloud (they’ll probably listen better than ever) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:29

Does your read-aloud time ever devolve into chaos? Do you spend just as much time asking your kids to sit still as you do actually reading? In this episode, I’m talking about how we can modify our expectations just a bit to make read-aloud time more successful. Many kids listen better when they’re doing something […]

 RAR #72: How to Save a Bad Day | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:00

Bad days – we all have them, right? We can’t really avoid that, but we can have a strategy tucked into our pocket- a simple strategy that will help us save a bad day. As a mama of 6 kids – preschool through high school – I sure do. So today, I’m talking how to save those […]

 RAR #71: The Research and Inspiration Behind Fascinating Historical Fiction, Caroline Starr Rose | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:18

Caroline Starr Rose is back, and she’s joining me today to talk about her historical fiction, plus she’s sharing inspiration for young authors and tips for introducing novels in verse to our kids. Listen in as we discuss: the picture book she wrote about the wetlands after Hurricane Katrina what research looks like for a historical […]

 RAR #70: How to Find Time to Read as a Busy Mom | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:11

Today I’m addressing a question I get ALL THE TIME – how to find time to read. How do we cultivate a reading life in the midst of parenting, life, and other general busyness? In this episode I’m addressing the best ways I have found to fit more reading into my life. I’m sharing my […]

 RAR #69: Helen Oxenbury, Behind the Scenes with an Award-Winning Illustrator | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:51

This is one of the most delightful conversations we’ve ever had on the Read-Aloud Revival podcast! I’m talking today with Helen Oxenbury, author and illustrator, about creating picture books – from where she gets her ideas, to the supplies she uses to draw animals (and the cutest darn babies around) and more. We discuss: which […]

 RAR #68: 5 Books to Read Aloud with Teens | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:41

Are you unsure of what to read aloud with teens? Do you ever get a little overwhelmed looking through the YA section at your local bookstore or library? Not to worry. I’m here today with 5 (OK, plus one more!) books to read with your teens. In this episode, you’ll hear: a book that helped […]

 RAR #67: Reading for the Bigger Story, Jonathan Rogers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:58

Hold on to your hats everyone – I am sharing one of my very favorite middle grade series in this episode. I’m chatting with both my daughter Allison and someone who just might be my favorite living author, Jonathan Rogers. Jonathan is author of the fantastic Winderking series, which has been described as a cross […]

 RAR #66: Do Audio Books Count as Read-Alouds? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:15

Here at the Read-Aloud Revival, we are BIG FANS of audio books, but we get asked all the time: “Do audio books count as real read alouds?” In today’s brand new episode of the podcast, I’m answering that question. You’ll also hear: whether or not audio books count as real reading where and how to listen (either […]

 RAR #65: How to Best Use and Support Your Local Library | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 46:16

RAR #65: How to Best Use and Support Your Local Library

 Special Edition: An Exclusive Interview with Jeanne Birdsall & N.D. Wilson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Special Edition: An Exclusive Interview with Jeanne Birdsall & N.D. Wilson

 RAR #64: Helping Resistant Readers Fall in Love with Books, Laura Martin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

RAR #64: Helping Resistant Readers Fall in Love with Books, Laura Martin

 RAR #63: Introducing Kids to Chesterton, Nancy Carpentier Brown | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

RAR #63: Introducing Kids to Chesterton, Nancy Carpentier Brown

 RAR #62: Inspiring a Love of Nature Through Books, Greta Eskridge | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

RAR #62: Inspiring a Love of Nature Through Books, Greta Eskridge

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