Book Club for Kids show

Book Club for Kids

Summary: 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 Literacy in Media Award.


 Episode 49 - Ungifted by Gordon Korman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:26:15

Readers from Eliot-Hine Middle School on Capitol Hill debate what makes you smart as they discuss Gordon Korman's novel "Ungifted" with host Kitty Felde. KNX radio sports anchor Randy Kerdoon is celebrity reader.

 Episode 48 - A Little Wicked live from the National Archives | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:11

The Girlfriends Book Club of Baltimore discusses Janet Macreery's "A Little Wicked" with host Kitty Felde. NPR Special Correspondent Susan Stamberg is celebrity reader. The episode was taped live at the National Archives' "Write Stuff" Festival.

 Bonus Episode: Favorite Books from the National Archives | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:06:08

Part of Kids Listen "Hit the Road!" Sweeps, this episode talks to kids from around the country whose road trip brought them to the National Archives in Washington, DC. They share their favorite books with Kitty Felde.

 Summer Intern Nan's Favorite Episode - The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:36

Book Club for Kids intern Nan Ding chose Tom Angleberger's "The Strange Case of Origami Yoda" as her favorite episode. Cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz is celebrity reader and writer Angleberger shares how a story about sanitation led to his career as a writer of kids books.

 Bonus Episode from Book Power for Kids | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:06:46

Kids from the Book Power for Kids podcast share their favorite books with host Kitty Felde.

 Episode 47 - Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eager | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:23:57

Readers from Belvedere Elementary in Falls Church, Virginia discuss the book, as well as the difficult choice between family and friends, and they even tackle a bit of philosophy. Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham from New Mexico is celebrity reader.

 Episode 46 - The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:21:00

Students from Maury Elementary in Washington, DC discuss Kate DiCamillo's story of friendship and packing your emotions in a suitcase. CBS TV channel 2 in Los Angeles political reporter Dave Bryan is celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is host.

 Bonus Episode: Favorite Books Straight Out of Compton | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:03:57

Kids from the East Rancho Dominguez branch of the LA County Library share their favorite books.

 Episode 45 - Live from the Gaithersburg Book Festival: Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Hotel by Kimberly Willis Holt | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:30:57

Kids from Maryland discuss the book, homeschool vs public school, green thumbs, and their favorite books. Actress Susan Stith is celebrity reader. Writer Kimberly Willis Holt discusses revision. Kitty Felde is host.

 Bonus Episode - Favorite Books from Los Angeles | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Bonus Episode - Favorite Books from Los Angeles

 Episode 44 - The Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:18:21

Students from LA's Cienega Elementary discuss Tracey Baptiste's folk tale from the Caribbean "The Jumbies." Actress Tamika Katon-Donegal is celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is host.

 Bonus Episode - Favorite Books from Michigan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:03:40

Third graders from northern Michigan share their list of favorite books with host Kitty Felde.

 Episode 43 - Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:20:00

Readers from Compton, California discuss Lynda Mulally Hunt's middle grade novel about dyslexia and learning to love reading "Fish in a Tree" with host Kitty Felde. The author discusses her own reading challenges. Actress Mimi Kennedy (Mom, Dharma & Greg, Midnight in Paris) is celebrity reader.

 Bonus Episode - More from Holly Goldberg Sloan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:14:18

More conversation with best-selling writer Holly Goldberg Sloan about her novel "Counting by 7's" - tackling serious topics, writing for Hollywood films, and growing up all over the world.

 Episode 42 - Counting by 7's by Holly Goldberg Sloan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:23:34

What is a family? Willow Chance loves her adoptive parents. After they're killed in an accident, she helps create a new, very unusual famliy. 8th graders from Roanoke Catholic School dicuss the book "Counting by 7's" by Holly Goldberg Sloan with host Kitty Felde. Actress Jo Mei reads from the book. The writer shares a secret about the names in the book.


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