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May 2018

Episode 112: Two Girls Named Betsy: going back to the books of my childhood

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episode 112

Today’s books are:

“B” is for Betsy by Carolyn Haywood. Harcourt, Brace, & Co., 1939.

Betsy-Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace. HarperCollins, 1940.

Blog posts about Carolyn Haywood from the Free Library of Philadelphia:

Part 1

Part 2

Complete list of Betsy-Tacy books with synopses

Thank you for being here for this our 3rd anniversary episode.

Find our first anniversary episode here.

And our second anniversary episode here.

Happy listening,

Kris

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Special Episode #19: My Thoughts on “The Great American Read”

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Special Episode #19

Watch the full 2 hour PBS launch special here.

Check out the full list of nominees.

Find me on Goodreads and join the conversation.

Happy listening,

Kris

Episode 111: On Being a Little Boy

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episode 111

Today’s books are:

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. Viking, 1962.

A Poem for Peter by Andrea Davis Pinkney. Viking, 2016.

Other things discussed in this episode:

Ezra Jack Keats’s former collaborator talks about him.

Andrea Davis Pinkney’s website.

Happy listening,

Kris

 

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