E12: Back to School
Karina and Matthew talk about back-to-school anticipation, exceptional ways to get to school, and the resilience and determination each student possesses. Joining are special guests Miranda Paul and Baptiste Paul, authors of Adventures to School: Real-Life Journeys of Students from Around the World, illustrated byIsabel Muñoz.
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Miranda Paul (website)
Baptiste Paul (website)
Hooray for Teachers (Kidlit These Days Ep. 4)
Save School Libraries! (Kidlit These Days Ep. 6)
The Dot Song Motions Guide – Emily Arrow & Peter H. Reynolds (YouTube)
BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:
Mentioned in the Interview:
Adventures to School: Real-Life Journeys of Students from Around the World byMiranda Paul and Baptiste Paul, illustrated byIsabel Muñoz
I Am Farmer: Growing an Environmental Movement in CameroonbyMiranda Paul andBaptiste Paul, illustrated byElizabeth Zunon
The FieldbyBaptiste Paul, illustrated byJacqueline Alcántara
Thanku: Poems of Gratitudeedited byMiranda Paul, illustrated byMarlena Myles
Little Libraries, Big HeroesbyMiranda Paul, illustrated byJohn Parra
School’s First Day of School by Adam Rex, illustrated by Christian Robinson
The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds
Goodbye, Friend! Hello, Friend! By Cori Doerrfeld
School People (poems selected by) By Lee Bennett Hopkins, illustrated Ellen Shi
Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal
Nimoshom and His Bus by Penny M. Thomas, illustrated by Karen Hibbard
The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Rafael Lopez
The King of Kindergarten by Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
Beatrice Zinker: Upside Down Thinker by Shelley Johannes
For Black Girls Like Me by Mariama J. Lockington
The Next Great Paulie Fink by Ali Benjamin
Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish byPablo Cartaya
The First Rule of PunkbyCelia C. Perez
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