Episode 96: Classroom read-aloud novels

July 26, 2023

In episode 96 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:

Classroom read-aloud novels

Megan and Allison look at choosing the perfect class novel – a read-aloud to suit every classroom, with help from award-winning author Sue Whiting. Plus, Allison has tips for finding authors to interview and Megan helps you find free audiobooks for the holidays.

Books we mention

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Bookmail and TBR pile

‘The Forgotten Song: saving the Regent Honeyeater’ by Coral Vass. Illustrated by Jess Racklyeft 

‘Cult Sando’ by Jimmy Callaway

‘Satin’ by Sophie Masson. Illustrated by Lorena Carrington

‘Twenty Questions’ by Mac Barnett. Illustrated by Christian Robinson

‘The Great Gallipolli Escape’ by Jackie French

Class read-aloud novels

Class Readaloud Novels by Sue Whiting

Mrs Malta recommeds ‘Fuzzy Mud’ by Louis Sachar and ‘The Little Wave’ by Pip Harry

Best Books for Middle Primary by Megan Daley

Quick tips

The Author Pen Pals initiative, run by authors Kate Foster and Dee White, aims to connect Australian authors and illustrators with Australian schools, in particular those that rarely have the opportunities to host or meet authors due to a lack of funds or their remote location. Find out more here.

Episode 35 of the podcast is about audio books and can be listened to here 


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Meet Allison Rushby, the third member of #teamyknr. Find out about Allison and her books here.