Today I’m sharing five books you’ll love, plans for RAR this fall (books clubs and writing and events you don’t want to miss!), and answers to your questions about reading a book a day.

Wondering if including re-reading is a good idea, or how to stay awake while reading aloud? (You aren’t the only one! 🥱)

Tune in to hear:

  • 5 books your kids will adore (including a picture book that seems to always grab kids)
  • some book ideas for you, Mama – I made you a list!
  • a secret audiobook strategy 🤫 😉

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TIME STAMPS:

5:41A Place to Hang the Moon
8:18Nobody Likes a Goblin
10:04Overground Railroad (and Writers on Writing)
13:17Ox-Cart Man (and Barbara Cooney 💕)
15:47The Lazy Genius Way (and a mama book list 📚)
20:30Q&A: Reading aloud with an already voracious solo reader
23:44Q&A: What about re-reading?
25:12Q&A: Staying awake when reading aloud
27:07Q&A: Do you require anything along with your read-alouds?
28:51Q&A: Read-aloud suggestions for older kids (including some longer form picture books)
31:23Q&A: How do you make narration enjoyable?
38:28Let the Kids Speak

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BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

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Episode 182
Babushka’s Doll
The Talking Eggs
Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters
The Bee Tree
Nobody Likes a Goblin
Little Robot
Mighty Jack
Chicken Sunday
Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon (Mouse Adventures)
Edison: The Mystery of the Missing Mouse Treasure
Overground Railroad
Mornings with Monet
A Place to Hang the Moon
The Lazy Genius Way
The Junkyard Wonders
Mrs. Katz and Tush
Just Plain Fancy
The Penderwicks
Zita the Spacegirl
The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 2)

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Featured image: © Barbara Cooney