Kidlit These Days

Hosted ByJenn Northington & Matthew Winner

Kidlit These Days is your kidlit connoisseurs pairing the best of children’s literature with what’s going on in the world today.

E4: #4: Hooray for Teachers

Karina and Matthew talk about the amazing and vibrant education community online, authors who started out as teachers teachers, and teachers we saw and loved in our favorite books. Joining is special guest Donalyn Miller, author of The Book Whisperer and Reading in the Wild.

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Liberty Hardy’s Instagram Account (@franzencomesalive)

Jillian Heise’s #ClassroomBookADay

Nerdy Book Club

NerdCamp MI

Donalyn Miller (aka The Book Whisperer)

Books Between Podcast


Picture Books:

Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry Allard and James Marshall

Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco

Chapter Books:

Dory Fantasmagory (series) by Abby Hanlon

Middle Grade:

Ghost by Jason Reynolds

Harry Potter (series) by J.K. Rowling

Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai (TBR May 14, 2019)

The Best Man by Richard Peck

Ms. Bixby’s Last Day by John David Anderson

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Wednesday Wars by Gary D.Schmidt

Let us know what books or topics you’ve been sharing this week, or if you have a suggestion or book recommendation for an upcoming episode. Find us on email (, Twitter (@KarinaYanGlaser and @MatthewWinner), or Instagram (@KarinaIsReadingAndWriting and @MatthewCWinner).

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