Listen in each week as youth services staffers from the Springfield-Greene County Library District are joined by various guests as they share their latest favorite middle grade and teen books.
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Season 2, Episode 1
Teen and Tween Audiobooks - The Stories We Loved in 2020
April 8, 2021
Charity welcomes back Emily to discuss three timely stories that feature characters who aren't afraid to stand out and use their voice to make a difference. Book Recommendations for Tween and Teen Readers.
Season 1, Episode 10
Quirky Characters: Finger Puppets and Crazy Eyes
March 18, 2021
On this episode of the Planet Book Podcast we dive into the world of Origami Yoda as well as exploring an Argentine folktale about werewolves in a new Own Voices series with guests Heather and Joe.
Season 1, Episode 9
Epistolary novels (stories told through letters) and Postive Stories featuring LGBTQ+ Themes
March 11, 2021
Guests Jen and Sarah join in this episode as we talk about the Newbery and Caldecott book awards as well as book-to-movie adaptations.