Episode 6: Read Alouds

Listen Listen here. Transcript Read online. Pdf version. Books we mention Now We Are Six by A. A. Milne Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems The Read Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien Of Mice and Men […]

Midseason Bonus: Book Recommendations

Listen Listen here. Transcript Read online. Pdf version. Recommended Board Books Ten, Nine, Eight by Molly Bang Sandra Boyton books– whichever float your boat on this one Julie Flett (Cree-Metis) board books such as Little You, We All Count, We Sang You Home Celebrate My Hopi Corn by Anita Poleahla (Salina Bookshelf board books) Fruits […]

Episode 5: The Picture Book

Listen Listen here. Transcript Pdf version Read online Surveys of the Publishing Industry Lee and Low Baseline Survey (the first set of charts we discuss) Cooperative Children’s Books Center Survey (the second data set we discuss) Book Photos: Shrek Book Photos: Don’t Let The Pigeon Drive the Bus Book Photos: They All Saw a Cat […]

Episode 4: Raising a Reader

Listen Listen here. Transcript Pdf verison Read online. Books we mention Elephant and Piggie by Mo Willems Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons by Ernest Drake Rainbow Magic Jewel Fairies by Daisy Meadows Other Resources Mentioned Little Free Libraries: find one near you

Episode 3: The Reading Process

Listen Listen online. Transcript PDF version Read online The Stages of Reading Development Pre-Reader Emergent Reader Early Reader Transitional Reader Self-extending Reader Advanced Reader Things to Keep Your Eye On Squinting while reading or holding the book very close to their face Frequently needing to sound out the same word again and again, even after […]

Episode 2: What is kidlit?

Listen Listen here. Transcript Pdf version. Read online. Books we mention Betsy, Tacy, and Tib by Maude Hart Lovelace, illustrated by Lois Lenski The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss (and critique of the racist caricature in this book) Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parrish Elephant and Piggy by Mo Willems Magic Treehouse by Mary […]

Episode 1: Welcome to the At Home Librarian Podcast

Listen Listen here. Transcript Pdf version Read online Books we mention Goodnight Moon written by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd The Very Hungry Caterpillar written and illustrated by Eric Carle Owl Diaries by Rebecca Elliott By the Great Horn Spoon! by Sid Fleischman Other resources Unschooling with Akilah S. Richards Unschooling in Australia […]


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