Rank #1: Reading With Your Kids - Inspiring Reluctant Readers
We have a fabulous time speaking with author & educator Mark Gunning. Mark is the author of I Told You So, the first in the Adventures of William and Thomas Middle Grade series. We talk about the series, and we also take an indepth look at how we can inspire our reluctant readers to develop a love of reading and learning.
Oct 07 2019
Rank #2: Reading With Your Kids - Monsters Don't Wear Underwear
We have so much fun chatting with Kids' author Issac Stewart. He is the author of the soon to be released board book "Monsters Don't Wear Underwear." This is a super fun conversation that celebrates the many benefits of reading aloud to our kids, and wearing underwear!
Nov 23 2019
Rank #3: Reading With Your Kids - You Are A Super Hero
We know that there are many benefits of reading aloud with our kids. Probably the most important is using that intimate time together to inspire your kids to love themselves. Jeanette Paxia, knows this and has create You Are A Super Hero to help kids understand just how very special they are.
Nov 14 2019
Rank #4: Reading With Your Kids - Sharks Don't Sleep, Or Do They?
Sharks don’t sleep. Or do they? Author/illustrator & educator Katie Hevey is on the #RWYK #Podcast to celebrate her debut #PictureBook Sharks Don’t Sleep. In this book we find out if sharks, whales, dolphins and other creatures sleep.
Feb 04 2020
Rank #5: Reading With Your Kids - Fly, Fly Again
Mother / daughter creative team Jennifer Lawson & Katie Jaffe are on the podcast to celebrate their inspiring picture book Fly, Fly Again. We have a great conversation about how we can encourage our kids' curiosity and imagination.
Oct 15 2019
Rank #6: Reading With Your Kids - Hi, It's Me, I Have ADHD
ADHD is a learning challenge that effects everyone. Katelyn Mabry is on the podcast to celebrate her powerful #Kidlit Hey It's Me I Have ADHD. This is a must read for any family who loves someone struggling with adhd.
Oct 08 2019
Rank #7: Reading With Your Kids - First Day of School
Victoria Allen is on the podcast to celebrate her wonderful picture book Buddy The Bear - The First day of School. It may be hard for us to remember our first day of school, but it is a monumental day in the life of your kid.
Oct 20 2019
Rank #8: Reading With Your Kids - Spite Fences
Children's author Trudy Krisher is on the #RWYK #Podcast to celebrate the 25th anniversary & republication of her thought provoking novel Spite Fences. Trudy talks about the inspiration for the book and the benefits of reading aloud Spite Fences with your older kids
Nov 30 2019
Rank #9: Reading With Your Kids - Fairies of the Frost
We love speaking with kids authors. Hayley Nystrom is on to talk about the benefits of reading aloud her book Fairies of the Frost. This is a wonderful holiday book that includes Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Solstice
Nov 07 2019
Rank #10: Reading With Your Kids - Helping Kids Find Their Power
Children's author Victoria Gracie is on the Reading With Your Kids Podcast to talk about the benefits of reading aloud her books Kaylin Finds her Power & Kip's Magical Belt. The central characters in both books find their power in jui jitsu. Not surprising since Victoria is a member of the Gracie family, a legendary family in the World of Jui Jitsu and MMA.
Nov 03 2019
Rank #11: Reading With Your Kids - World Read Aloud Day
What an amazing episode of the #RWYK #Podcast. Scholastic VP Pam Allyn is on the show to celebrate World Read Aloud Day. Pam tells us how we can use World Read Aloud Day to help support literacy all over the World
Jan 31 2020
Rank #12: Reading With Your Kids - The Seekers
We have a fantastic conversation with husband and wife team of Hari and Deepti as they introduce us to their stunningly beautiful debut picture book The Seekers. We talk about the unique techniques the team use to create the incredibly vivid images in the book. We also talk about the importance of home while still striving to discover the world around you
Oct 27 2019
Rank #13: Reading With Your Kids - Dr Seuss' Horse Museum
Editors Cathy Goldsmith and Alice Janaitis are on the show to celebrate the latest book from Dr Seuss. Based on an unrhymed manuscript and sketches discovered in 2013, Horse Museum is like a visit to a museum—with a horse as your guide! Cathy talks about her experience working directly with Ted "Dr Seuss" Geisel, while Alice talks about how this manuscript was brought to life.
Oct 31 2019
Rank #14: Reading With Your Kids - Christmas Kndness Kids
Children's author Elizabeth Wrage is on the #RWYK #Podcast to celebrate the benefits of reading aloud Christmas Kindness Kids. The Christmas Kindness Kids shows families how to use the countdown to Christmas as a time to share God’s love by doing extra kindness acts each day. Elizabeth believes that your family can better enjoy the holidays by encouraging kindness and friendship.
Nov 19 2019
Rank #15: Reading With Your Kids - My Name Is Wonder Encore
This is an encore presentation of our very first episode. Ronald Chapman is the author of a fantastic book called My Name Is Wonder. This inspirational fable, based on the life of an inquisitive goat named Wonder, brings joy and discovery to the reader. Wonder longs to expand his world beyond the barnyard, much to the dismay of his animal companions who are not as curious as he. During his first adventure, he is saved from a hungry owl by a wise crow who then becomes his friend and guide as he embarks on a series of excursions away from the farm. We also talk about the many benefits of reading with your kids.
Dec 06 2019
Rank #16: Reading With Your Kids - Get Ready For A Kerfuffle
Get Ready for a Kerfuffle! Ed Ehlers returns to the show to celebrate Deer Oh Deer. This is the true story of how Max & Tucker, Australian Shepherd brothers, helped rescue a deer stranded in the woods of Northern Virginia in the spring of 2017. This is also the first time on the podcast that a guest uses the awesome word Kerfuffle.
Feb 01 2020
Rank #17: Reading With Your Kids - The Little Lost Fairy
Author Rebecca Sosny is on the podcast to celebrate her picture book The Little Lost Fairy. This book celebrates Friendship and hope. Two of the greatest things a child can have in their lives.
Oct 26 2019
Rank #18: Reading With Your Kids - The Girl Who Was Born With Glue In Her Brain
Today we welcome author Jessica Laurel Kane to the podcast. Her latest picture book,The Girl Who Was Born with Glue in Her Brain is a memoir about a girl with a handful of thoughts that keep her from being able to enjoy life as much as she would like to, and what she eventually decides to do about it.
Oct 29 2019
Rank #19: Reading With Your Kids - Where Is Your Pangolin?
Tracey Hecht is on the #RWYK #Podcast to celebrate The Nocturnals. This delightful series celebrates the friendships between Tobin, a sweet pangolin, Bismark, a loud-mouthed sugar glider, and Dawn, a serious fox.
Feb 02 2020