children’s books

February 24, 2015
black-school-children

Teaching Black History Outside of Schools

February 20, 2015 - Segment 2 - We take a look at Black History Month and how to teach children Black history outside the context of schools.
September 10, 2014
Mari_Reads

Where Are the People of Color in Children’s Books?

September 9, 2014 - Segment 2 - We take a look at cultural diversity in children's literature. In March of this year the New York Times' Sunday Review published an op-ed piece by the late children's book author Walter Dean Myers: "Where Are the People of Color in Children's Books?"
March 20, 2014
kidsbooks

Where Are The People Of Color In Children’s Books?

March 20, 2014 - Segment 2 - Last week in the New York Times' Sunday Review, an opinion piece by children's book author Walter Dean Myers was published, titled "Where Are the People of Color in Children's Books?" To answer the question, we talk to a panel of children's book authors and a librarian.
June 26, 2013
books

Best Children’s Books Of The Summer

June 26, 2013 - Segment 6 - We close the show with a conversation on the best children's books of the summer. We are joined by Jessica Brown, Children's Services Coordinator for the Enoch Pratt Free Library; and Paula Willey, part-time librarian at the Parkville branch of the Baltimore County Public Library.