Teen books, tween books, middle-grade books, young adult books, otherwise known as YA, we'll talk about it all. Join Springfield-Greene County Library staff 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 1, Episode 7
Family Read-Alouds and Family Feuds: A Study in Contrasts
February 25, 2021
This episode of the Planet Book Podcast features book recommendations that are totally opposite! Guests Charity and Adrienne recommend middle books that are great for sharing with the whole family as read-alouds, and teen titles that are all about families in conflict.
Season 1, Episode 6
Other Cultures, Other Homes
February 18, 2021
In this episode of the Planet Book Podcast, Emily welcomes guests Julia and Sarah, who talk about stories featuring different cultures, found families, and finding your place in the world.
Season 1, Episode 5
Masterminds and a Space Boy!
February 11, 2021
This episode of the Planet Book Podcast is all about mystery! Guests Gwyneth and Breea share a middle grade adventure trilogy with some shocking twists, and a futuristic graphic novel about outer space and a mysterious boy who might have been lost in space.