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.

E40: Calling on the Strength of Our Ancestors

Nicole and Matthew talk about the ancestral strength and the ability to look ahead knowing who and what has already come before you. Joining us is special guest Tami Charles, author of All Because You Matter, illustrated by Bryan Collier.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot’s mystery thriller podcast, Read or Dead, Frankie and the Creepy Cute Critters by Caitlin Rose Boyle from Oni Lion Forge Publishing Group, and Spark and the League of Ursus by Robert Repino from Quirk Books.

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