YOUR KIDS NEXT READ PODCAST
Episode 46: Using Books to Mark Occasions
In episode 46 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:
Using Books to Mark Occasions
With Easter, ANZAC Day, Mother’s Day, and other significant occasions coming up, Megan and Allison look at how to choose, and use, books to mark important calendar events, whether they’re a cause for celebration in your household or not). Plus, Megan has ideas for bringing books to life and Allison shares a writing tip for the school holidays.
Books we mention
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Bookmail and TBR pile
‘Freddy the Not-Teddy’ written by Kristen Schroeder. Illustrated by Hilary Jean Tapper. (early childhood)
‘Take a Breath’ by Sujean Rim. (early childhood – middle primary)
‘Wild Life: the extraordinary adventures of Sir David Attenborough’ by Leisa Stewart-Sharpe. Illustrated by Helen Shoesmith. (middle primary)
‘The Sky is Everywhere’ written by Jandy Nelson. (young adult)
‘How to be Prime Minister and Survive Grade Five’ written by Carla Fitzgerald. (middle grade – out in August)
Books for Reconcillion Week
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