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Teen books, tween books, middle-grade books, young adult books, otherwise known as YA, we'll talk about it all. Join Charity and Jennifer, of the Springfield-Greene County Library District, to discuss all books YA, dish on what it is like to work at a library, discuss the highs and lows of reading, and sometimes even interview your favorite authors. If you love to talk about books, tune in for each episode!

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Season 2, Episode 4

Books We Can't Forget or the Kids' Classics We Still Love

April 29, 2021

In this episode, we talk about the middle grade books we love just as much now as we did when we were kids, with guest Dionne.

Season 2, Episode 3

Escape to Other Worlds

April 22, 2021

Charity is joined by high school librarian, Kristan, to discuss the sometimes dark and mysterious but always adventurous world of teen fantasy.  Book Recommendations for YA Readers.

Season 2, Episode 2

The Wonderful World of Comics

April 15, 2021

Comic enthusiast, Taryn, joins Charity to share their favorite comic books and discuss why reading comics can be so important for kids.   

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