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Episode 59 — Are You at the End of Your Series?

 

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Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers

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Grades K – 5
Podcast Series Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers
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Duration 12:42
Original Air Date Published September 09, 2013

Music in this podcast is provided by Freeplay Music.

 

Calendar Activities

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Calendar Activities

Grades   1 – 6  |  Calendar Activity  |  April 21

Barbara Park, author of the Junie B. Jones series, was born on this day.

Students write their own "Junie B." stories, based on the Junie B. Jones series, after brainstorming issues they've experienced during the school year.

 

Grades   K – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  September 8

Jon Scieszka was born in 1954.

Students review Scieszka's tips for encouraging young people to read and then create their own, sharing ideas with adults in their community through a letter.

 

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Podcast Episodes

Grades   K – 5  |  Podcast Episode

Babymouse Extravaganza

Emily and her book club chat about the adventures of Babymouse, and then Emily talks to the author-illustrator team behind this series of graphic novels.

 

Grades   K – 5  |  Podcast Episode

Summer Series

Need book ideas for the summer? Look no further! Emily features Nancy Krulik’s Katie Kazoo Switcheroo and George Brown, Class Clown chapter-book series.

 

Grades   K – 5  |  Podcast Episode

Chapter Book Series Worth Starting

Emily Manning describes some chapter book series that kids will love and chats with author Nikki Grimes about her writing philosophy.

 

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