E35: A Different Kind of Back-To-School
Nicole and Matthew discuss how the coronavirus is affecting decisions to reopen schools and what school will look like in the fall.
This episode is sponsored by:
- Read or Dead, Book Riot’s mystery/thriller podcast
- Act by Kayla Miller, HMH Books for Young Readers
- Peng!: Action Sports Adventures from Oni Press
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- A School Reopens, and the Coronavirus Creeps In (NYT)
- Ways School Librarians Can Serve Students in Fall 2020
Books Discussed on the Show: Picture Books:
- The King of Kindergarten by Derrick Barnes and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
- A Gift for Amma: Market Day in India by Meera Sriram; illustrated by Mariona Cabassa
- The Thing about Bees: A Love Letter by Shabazz Larkin
- Just Like a Mama by Alice Faye Duncan; illustrated by Charnelle Pinkney Barlow
- 13th Street #1: Battle of the Bad-Breath Bats by David Bowles; illustrated by Shane Clester
- #2: The Fire-Breathing Ferret Fiasco (13th Street series)
- #3: Clash of the Cackling Cougars (13th Street series)
- Under the Cottonwood Tree by Paul Meyer and Carlos Meyer; Illustrated by Margaret Hardy
- Twins by Varian Johnson and Shannon Wright
- A Place at the Table by Saadia Faruqi and Laura Shovan
- Three Keys by Kelly Yang
- The Other Half of Happy by Rebecca Balcárcel
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