Season 1 Episode 27

Today we’re changing up the format a bit. With the holidays coming up, it’s time to start thinking about gift giving. I invited a bunch of my favorite young Bookworms, ages 5-23, to tell me about their favorite books. I love talking to kids, and I love talking about books – so this episode was an absolute delight to record. I hope you will find plenty of books for all the young people in your life!

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Host: Julie Strauss
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Books discussed in this episode:

Henry:
The Amazing Spiderman World of Reading This is Spiderman by Marvel Press

Charley:
Thea Stilton and the Land of Flowers
Thea Stilton Cloud Castle
Thea Stilton Treasure Seekers

Katie:
Echo Mountain by Lauren Wolk
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

Jaden:
The Pandava Series by Roshani Chokshi
Jaden’s favorite is Book 2, Arusha and the Song of Death

Jack:
The Warrior Cats by Erin Hunter
There are several series; Jack’s favorite is the New Prophecy Series
His favorite book in that series is  Warrior Cat: Sunset by Erin Hunter

Miles:
The Geronimo Stilton Books
Miles mentioned the following:
Geronimo Stilton: The Island of Dragons
Thea Stilton: The Land of Flowers
Thea Stilton and The Dragon’s Code
Geronimo Stilton: The Wizard’s Wand
Geronimo Stilton: The Kingdom of Fantasy
Dog Man Books Series by Dav Pilkey
Scythe by Neal Shusterman (Part of the Arc of a Scythe Series)
Dry by Neal Shusterman
Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series by Rick Riordan
Trials of Apollo Series by Rick Riordan
Generations Trilogy by Scott Sigler: Alive, Alight, Alone
Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
The Story Thieves Series by James Riley: Story Thieves, The Stolen Chapters, Secret Origins, Pick the Plot, Worlds Apart
The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie (Part of the First Law Trilogy)
The Wheel of Time Series by Robert Jordan
The Wind Up Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane
The Mother Daughter Book Club Series by Heather Vogel Frederick (Erin’s favorite is Pies and Prejudice)
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson
The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine by Lindsey Fitzharris
Mortal Lessons: Notes on the Art of Surgery by Richard Selzer
Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery by Henry Marsh
Bodies in Motion and at Rest: On Metaphor and Mortality by Thomas Lynch
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes and Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty

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