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Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon by Kate DiCamillo

Book · 10/25/19

Host Rich Fahle talks with Kate DiCamillo about her latest book, “Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon,” at the 2015 National Book Festival. FROM THE PUBLISHER: Francine Poulet is the greatest animal control officer in Gizzford County. She hails from a long line of Animal Control Officers. She’s battled snakes, outwitted squirrels, and stared down Read more…

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Leo: A Ghost Story by Mac Barnett & Christian Robinson

Book · 10/25/19

Guest host Kwame Alexander and host Rich Fahle talk with Mac Barnett and Christian Robinson about their new collaboration, “Leo: A Ghost Story,” at the 2015 National Book Festival. FROM THE PUBLISHER: You would like being friends with Leo. He likes to draw, he makes delicious snacks, and most people can’t even see him. Because Read more…

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Country Music Youth Reading List

Post · 9/11/19

PBS Books has compiled a list of books for you to explore your child’s curiosity in “Country Music.”


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R.J. Palacio on "White Bird" | 2019 National Book Festival
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Jason Reynolds on "Lu" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
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Kwame Alexander on "Swing" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Jacqueline Woodson on "Harbor Me" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
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Faith Erin Hicks on "The Adventures of Superhero Girl" at the 2017 Miami Book Fair
Ibi Zoboi on "American Street" at the 2017 Miami Book Fair
Peter Lerangis on "Fire the Depths" at the 2017 Miami Book Fair
Mariko Tamaki on "Lumberjanes: Unicorn Power!" at the 2017 Miami Book Fair
R.J. Palacio on "Wonder" at the 2017 National Book Festival
Reshma Saujani on "Girls Who Code" at the 2017 National Book Festival
Marie Lu on "Warcross" at the 2017 National Book Festival
Kate DiCamillo on "La La La" at the 2017 National Book Festival
Brendan Kiely on "The Last True Love Story" at the 2017 AWP Book Fair
Jason Reynolds on "Ghost" and "All American Boys" at the 2017 AWP Book Fair
Leigh Bardugo on "Crooked Kingdom" & Alexandra Bracken on "Passenger" at the 2016 Miami Book Fair
Derek Palacio and Patricia Engel at the 2016 Miami Book Fair
Ken Burns on "Grover Cleveland, Again!" at the 2016 National Book Festival
Raina Telgemeier on “Smile” and “Sisters” at Book Expo America 2016
Jay McInerney on "Bright Precious Days" at Book Expo America 2016
Holly Robinson Peete & Ryan Peete on "Same But Different" at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books
Maris Wicks on "Human Body Theater" at the 2015 Miami Book Fair
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Ridley Pearson on "Kingdom Keepers: The Return (Book One Disney Lands)" at the 2015 Miami Book Fair
Buzz Aldrin on "Welcome to Mars: Making a Home on the Red Planet” at the 2015 National Book Festival
Dan Santat on "The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend" at the 2015 National Book Festival
Kwame Alexander on "The Crossover" at the 2015 National Book Festival
Kate DiCamillo on "Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon" at the 2015 National Book Festival
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