In episode 136 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:
Behind The Books #3: Meet The Advocate
In this special summer mini-series, Allison takes you behind the books and behind the scenes of the Australian children’s publishing world.
In this episode, she chats to Jenny Stubbs, the 2023 recipient of the prestigious Nan Chauncy Award, about the changing face of teacher-librarians, taking books out of libraries, and what advocacy looks like.
About Jenny Stubbs
Jenny Stubbs is President of Book Links, Coordinator of CBCA Qld Readers Cup, Director of StoryArts Festival Ipswich and Book Links StoryArts Brisbane Conference.
She has been recognised for her commitment to literacy and engagement through reading and writing including winning the Dromkeen Librarians Award, the Dame Annabelle Rankin Award, the Johnno Award and the Nan Chauncy Award.
In 2013 she established Write Links to support emerging writers.
Her Majesty’s League of Remarkable Young Ladies by Alison Stegert (March 2024)
The First Summer of Callie McGee by A. L. Tait
The Beehive by Megan Daley and Max Hamilton
Summer reading-based activities for kids
Connecting with Trees A downloadable PDF activity sheet by Trace Balla
Rewilding Kids Australia by Melissa Mylchreest
Book lists you may have missed
Books About Motorcycles (picture books, junior fiction, middle grade)
Books about gardens (for kids of all ages)
Books about dinosaurs (for kids of all ages)
Books about dragons (for kids of all ages)
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