Friday, August 26, 2016

PCS Reads - Episode 12


Episode 12 of PCS Reads is live!




PCS Reads is a summer reading podcast for my school where all summer readers are welcome.

In this episode hear:
  • A new reading challenge
  • Author Kelly Barnhill on being a park ranger, visiting Costa Rica & Yellowstone National Park, and wonder.
  • Kelly Barnhill reading Part 2 of her prequel to The Girl Who Drank the Moon
  • Summer reading book recommendations 





Mentioned in Episode 12:

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Billy’s Booger: a Memoir (sorta)






By Soman Chainani








Written by Carol McCloud, Caryn Butzke
Illustrated by Glenn Zimmer







Music used in the episode:
Dirtbike Lovers, Turning on the Lights and Wingspan by Blue Dot Sessions
Copyright: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

Friday, August 19, 2016

PCS Reads - Episode 11

Episode 11 of PCS Reads is live!




PCS Reads is a summer reading podcast for my school where all summer readers are welcome.

In this episode hear:
  • A new reading challenge
  • Author Kelly Barnhill talking about writing the prequel to The Girl Who Drank the Moon and her love for supporting characters
  • Kelly Barnhill reading Part 1 of her prequel to The Girl Who Drank the Moon
  • Summer reading book recommendations 






Mentioned in Episode 11:


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Author - Illustrator Hazel Mitchell







Maxi’s Secrets

Hattie Big Sky









Written by David LaRochelle
Illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka















Music used in the episode:
Dirtbike Lovers, Turning on the Lights and Wingspan by Blue Dot Sessions








Friday, August 12, 2016

PCS Reads - Episode 10

Episode 10 of PCS Reads is live!




PCS Reads is a summer reading podcast for my school where all summer readers are welcome.

In this episode hear:
  • A new reading challenge
  • Author Kelly Barnhill talking about the hardest charater to write in The Girl Who Drank the Moon
  • The end of Chapter 6 of The Girl Who Drank the Moon
  • Summer reading book recommendations 




Mentioned in Episode 10:

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Cartoonist Gregg Schigiel

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By E. L. Konigsburg
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The Man in the Ceiling
By Jules Feiffer
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D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths

by Ingri d'Aulaire and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
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Elijah of Buxton
By Christopher Paul Curtis
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Music used in the episode:
Dirtbike Lovers, Turning on the Lights and Wingspan by Blue Dot Sessions




Friday, August 5, 2016

PCS Reads - Episode 9

Episode 9 of PCS Reads is live!




PCS Reads is a summer reading podcast for my school where all summer readers are welcome.

In this episode hear:
  • A new reading challenge
  • Author Kelly Barnhill on a bossy character who demanded to be in the book
  • Chapter 6 (part 1) of The Girl Who Drank the Moon
  • Summer reading book recommendations 

Mentioned in this Episode:

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Written by Shannon Hale & Dean Hale
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
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Author Bruce Hale
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Author photo by Roxyanne Young


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Shadow Magic
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Mother Bruce
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By Ian Ogilvy
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Music used in the episode:
Dirtbike Lovers, Turning on the Lights and Wingspan by Blue Dot Sessions