Monday, March 19, 2012
Middle Grade on NPR: Backseat Book Club
I recently discovered a neat series on All Things Considered called Backseat Book Club. Each month they feature a middle grade story and ask kids in advance to submit questions about the book. Later, they air an interview with the author and lace in soundbites of the kids asking their questions in the most adorably serious, book-wormy way. Check them out when you have a chance! Aside from being cute, the interviews are terrific, and often reveal interesting bits about the books and the people who wrote them.