Episode 114: 10 mins with Chemutai Glasheen

August 14, 2023

In episode 114 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:

10 mins with Chemutai Glasheen

Allison spends 10 minutes with Chemutai Glasheen, discussing her debut short story collection ‘I Am The Mau and other stories’, human rights and empathy. Plus, ‘The First Summer of Callie McGee’ is out in the world, and Megan shares three new picture books she loves.


This episode of the podcast is brought to you by ‘I Am Lupe’ by Sela Ahosivi-Atiola and Yani Agustina, published by Hachette. Check out the teachers’ notes written by the one and only Dr Robyn Sheahan-Bright!



Books we mention

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Bookmail and TBR pile

 ‘We’re Moving Away’ by Nina Nill

‘When You’re A Boy’  by Blake Nuto

When you’re a boy you are told how to be

like the white-roaring oceans.

But I’ve learned

the fierceness of flowers

the glory of colour

and the beauty of dreaming.

‘That Bird Has Arms’ by Kate Temple and Jol Temple. Illustrated by Rono Joy Ghosh and Niharika Hukku 

‘Until The Road Ends’ by Phil Earle


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