Suzanne Slade Podcast Recording

Authors Out Loud: Suzanne Slade on writing Children’s Nonfiction

Children’s librarian Melissa Phillips interviews Suzanne Slade, a prolific author whose recent picture book, Astronaut Annie, is literally out of this world. Learn about what goes into the creation of a children’s non-fiction book (hint: lots and lots of research in some fascinating places!).   SHOW NOTES: Suzanne Slade’s website Suzanne Slade’s books held by Cook…

Great American Reads: Brooke reads Ghost

Aspen Drive Library Manager Brooke Bahnsen talks about reading Jason Reynolds’ award-winning youth fiction novel Ghost as part of PBS’s The Great American Read. We talk about why this contemporary book series written for junior high readers deserves to be recognized, the enjoyment of reading youth literature as an adult, and the benefits of reading diverse perspectives…