The Children’s Book Podcas‪t

Hosted ByMatthew C. Winner

Hosted by Matthew C. Winner. The Children's Book Podcast features insightful and sincere interviews with authors, illustrators, and everyone involved in taking a book from drawing board to bookshelf.


All Episodes

Voter Access and the January 6th Insurrection

On January 6, 2021, and for the first time in our nation’s history, the US Capitol was invaded. The results of this insurrection and the impact on voter access to millions across our nation is Worth Noting.

The Harm in Historical Reenactments

Historical reenactments can be a way to bring history to life for students as well as for sightseers visiting historical landmarks. But the harm and the trauma that can be reintroduced in doing so is Worth Noting.

Are Banned Books the Problem?

Last October, the all-white school board of the Central York School District in York, Pennsylvania, unanimously banned a list of educational resources. The books included on this list are Worth Noting.

S.B. 8 and Losing the Right to Choose

Earlier this month, Texas legislators passed Senate Bill 8, making abortions illegal after the sixth week of pregnancy. How this bill was written and the implications it can have on abortion rights throughout the country is Worth Noting.

Can Schools Require Masks?

The Delta variant is spreading quickly across the United States, and COVID cases are on the rise. So why are some schools requiring all students wear masks while others are banning such mandates? The answer is Worth Noting.

The 20th Anniversary of the September 11 Attacks

Twenty years ago, on September 11, 2001, a major event happened in the United States in New York City, the effects of which we are still confronting today. That event is Worth Noting.

At the 2020 Paralympics

The 2020 Paralympics are currently underway in Tokyo, following the 2020 Olympic Games. What sets the Paralympic Games and their athletes apart from the Olympic games? The answer is Worth Noting.

Rethinking Mascots

The Cleveland baseball team, known for over a century as the Indians, is getting a name change for the 2022 season. The reason behind the decision is Worth Noting.

Climate Change Forcing Tribal Relocation

Rising sea levels are affecting tens of thousands of lives along the coasts across the globe. How is climate change impacting the people of the Quinault Indian Nation, located on land now called the state of Washington, and other tribes along the coast? The answer is Worth Noting.

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