It’s October, and we’re excited to celebrate Halloween all month long with books, movies, TV series, games, and activities. Join us in our post-hiatus return for an all-Halloween chat to get you inspired for the month ahead. And, as always, we’ll share what we’ve been reading lately. Enjoy!
Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls
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Links we discussed:
- Littlebat’s Halloween Story, by Diane Mayr
- Pumpkin Day, Pumpkin Night, by Anne Rockwell
- Room on the Broom, by Julia Donaldson
- A to Z Mystery series, by Ron Roy
- Mickey’s House Of Villains
- Just Add Magic
- Spooky Buddies
- Hocus Pocus
- Scary (But Not TOO Scary!) Halloween Movies (Common Sense Media)
- Marble Pumpkins with Nail Polish by Color Made Happy
- Toca Boo
- Tricky Town Game
What we’re reading:
- Sarah isn’t reading much right now, but recently binge-listened to the true crime podcast Your Own Backyard
- Allegra has discovered a new genre she likes: “realistic fiction set in high school”. She loved Kate in Waiting by Becky Albertalli, and has already read two more by the same author: The Upside to Unrequited and Yes No Maybe So
- Sarah mentioned I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness, by Austin Channing Brown
- Allegra finished Alexander Hamilton, by Ron Chernow
What you’re reading:
- Cora, age 7, is reading Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, Volume 2
- Lucy, age 5, is reading a Nancy Clancy Super Sleuth book
- Alice, age 4, loves Amanda Pig stories right now
- They are all into chapter book series like Rainbow Magic Fairies, Never Girls, Magic Tree House, and Whatever After
- Mom Erin just started The Searcher by Tana French
Send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or a voicemail about what YOU are reading these days, and we might feature your family on the podcast! Be sure to tell us kids’ names and ages along with the books they recommend (and we love to hear what parents are reading, too!).
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