Archive for December 2018

Holiday Wrap-Up! (Short)

In this special holiday episode, we're wrapping up three of our favorite Unabridged Short Story episodes!

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*Episode 35, "Books We Don't Recommend but Would Love to Discuss" (01:33 - 14:26)

*Episode 33, "Guilty Pleasure Reads" (14:36 - 26:55)

*Episode 31, "Book-to-Screen Adaptations" (27:04 - end)

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children's anthologies mentioned in episode

*Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls edited by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo

*We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices edited by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson

anthologies mentioned in episode

Jen -

*Here We Are: 44 Voices Write, Draw, and Speak about Feminism for the Real World edited by Kelly Jensen

*Flying Lessons & Other Stories edited by Ellen Oh

*Three Sides of a Heart: Stories about Love Triangles edited by Natalie C. Parker

 

Ashley - 

*#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women edited Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale

*Anthology of Motherhood edited by Rachel Piercey and Emma Wright

*Because I Was a Girl edited by Melissa de la Cruz

 

Sara - 

*Girls Write Now: Two Decades of True Stories by Young Female Voices edited by Girls Write Now

*All the Women in My Family Sing: Women Write the World: Essays on Equality, Justice, and Freedom (Nothing But the Truth So Help Me God) edited by Deborah Santana and America Ferrera

*My True Love Gave to Me: 12 Holiday Stories edited by Stephanie Perkins

other mentions

*Chimamanda Ngozi's We Should All Be Feminists

*Women of NASA Lego Set

*You Should Meet Collector's Set: Women Who Launched the Computer Age; Mae Jemison; Misty Copeland; Jesse Owens; Duke Kahanamoku; Katherine Johnson 

*Barack Obama's Of Thee I Sing

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works mentioned in episode

Jen -

--> 11-year-old

*Stuart Gibbs’s series, particularly Spy School books

*Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid

*Christopher Paolini’s Eragon

 

--> 8-year-old

*Jeff Smith’s Bone series

*Geronimo Stilton’s Kingdom of Fantasy series

*Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid series 

 

Ashley - 

--> 2-year-old and 4-year-old

*Susan Verde and artist Peter H. Reynolds’s I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness 

*Susan Verde and artist Peter H. Reynolds’s I Am Human: A Book of Empathy

*Sheila Hamanaka’s All the Colors of the Earth

*Barack Obama’s Of Thee I Sing with illustrations by Loren Long

 

Sara -

-->10-year-old

*Jason Reynolds’s Miles Morales Spiderman

*Stephen McCranie’s Mal and Chad graphic novels 

 

-->7-year-old

*Jennifer Fosberry’s My Name Is Not Isabella: Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream?

*Meghan McCarthy's Dare Devil: The Daring Life of Betty Skeleton

*Lina Maslo’s Free as a Bird: The Story of Malala

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Spoilers are inevitable throughout our discussion, so consider whether or not to listen if you haven't yet read the book, Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners!

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*Introduction and Summary of the Book: 0:00 - 01:13

*Main Discussion: 01:13 - 33:43

*​Book Pairings: 33:53 - 43:15

*Classroom Connections: 43:15 - 45:38

book pairings 

*Jen - Helen Hanff's 84, Charing Cross Road 

*Ashley - Jenny Han's To All the Boys I've Loved Before

*Sara - Josie Silver's One Day in December

other mentions 

*Gilmore Girls TV series

*Cath Crowley's Words in Deep Blue

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