In episode 115 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:
The Joy of ‘Escape’ Reads
Megan and Allison discuss the pleasure of ‘escape’ and holiday reads for kids, and Megan asks the questions educators want to know about Allison’s new book ‘The First Summer of Callie McGee’. Plus, podcast recommendations for writers and the importance of regional literacy programs.
Books we mention
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‘Bowerbird Blues’ by Aura Parker
‘Mizuto and the Wind’ by Kaye Baillie illustrated by Luisa Gioffre-Suzuki
‘The Dog Squad: The Newshound’ by Clara Vulliamy
‘The Concrete Garden’ by Bob Graham
So You Want To Be A Writer (episode 551)
Words and Nerds (episode 613)
KidLit Classics (series 2, episode 16)
‘The First Summer of Callie McGee’ by A.L. Tait
‘The Shop at Hoopers Bend’ by Emily Rodda
‘Dragonskin’ by Karen Foxlee
Kingdoms and Empires series by Jacyln Moriarty
Check out (and support) regional literature festival programs like Storyfest Out West
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