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.


All Episodes

Bonus: SFF Kidlit

Sharifah and Jenn discuss favorite kidlit from SF/F. Subscribe to the podcast via RSShere, or via Apple Podcastshere. The show can also be found on Stitcherhere. To get even...

E7: #7: Honoring Jewish American Heritage

Karina and Matthew talk about the ripples from recent synagogue attacks, books that center the Jewish faith and culture, and we’re reminded that we are all made of stories....

E6: #6: Save School Libraries!

Karina and Matthew talk about the heart of the school, the disheartening trend of diminishing school libraries, and the inherent value of school libraries and school librarians in supporting...

E5: #5: Change In Plans

Karina and Matthew talk about inclusive author visits, soft censorship, and one middle grade author’s reflection on her experience speaking at a school to an audience greatly reduced in...

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....

E3: #3: Demystifying the Hijab

Karina and Matthew talk about speaking to children on the danger of hate-laced speech toward Muslims, seeking understanding of hijab and the importance of hijab to some Muslim women,...

E2: #2: The Artifacts Tell The Story [UPDATED]

Karina and Matthew talk about exploring historical artifacts up close, Karina’s visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and the remarkable story behind an inscription...

E1: #1: The Wall in the Middle of This Podcast

Karina and Matthew talk about the border wall between Mexico and the United States, one Idaho school staff and their alarming choice of Halloween costumes, and how a group...

Introducing Kidlit These Days!

Meet Matthew and Karina, the hosts of our newest show all about kidlit! Books Discussed: The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon Song for a Whale by Lynne...

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