Archive for February 2021

Get to Know the Unabridged Podcast Hosts, Season 4 (Part 1)

In this Unabridged Podcast episode, Ashley, Jen, and Sara answer questions from listeners. The questions are both bookish and non-bookish, so we enjoyed mixing those up and doing a speed round as well with some of the questions. Many of the questions came from the Unabridged Ambassadors! Remember to check out that program if you're interested in getting more involved with Unabridged.

Visit the Unabridged website for our full show notes and links to the books mentioned in the episode.

Interested in what else we're reading? Check out our Featured Books page.

Want to support Unabridged?

Follow us @unabridgedpod on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter. | Join our Unabridged Podcast Reading Challenge. | Visit our curated list of books at Bookshop.org. | Become a patron on Patreon. | Check out our Merch Store. | Visit the resources available in our Teachers Pay Teachers store.

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Teaching Tidbits 11: Google Tips to Support Reading

In this Unabridged Podcast Episode, Jen talks about ways to use some of the features of Google Apps for Education to support reading. She goes over the best ways to distribute Google files to students, the benefits of annotation, and some ideas to support the re-reading of complex texts. Jen also discusses ways to implement collaborative adaptations of these activities in your classroom.

Visit the Unabridged website for our full show notes and links to the books mentioned in the episode.

Interested in what else we're reading? Check out our Featured Books page.

Want to support Unabridged?

Follow us @unabridgedpod on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter. | Join our Unabridged Podcast Reading Challenge. | Visit our curated list of books at Bookshop.org. | Become a patron on Patreon. | Check out our Merch Store. | Visit the resources available in our Teachers Pay Teachers store.

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In this Unabridged Podcast episode, we discuss the pilot episode of Mismatched, a screen adaptation of Sandhya Menon's young adult romance novel, When Dimple Met Rishi. We all loved this book and enjoyed doing it as a buddy read on Instagram. This adaptation is a perfect fit for our Unabridged Reading Challenge bonus category, watching an adaptation of a YA lit book! This series has six parts and can be found on Netflix.

Visit the Unabridged website for our full show notes and links to the books mentioned in the episode.

Interested in what else we're reading? Check out our Featured Books page.

Want to support Unabridged?

Follow us @unabridgedpod on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter. | Join our Unabridged Podcast Reading Challenge. | Visit our curated list of books at Bookshop.org. | Become a patron on Patreon. | Check out our Merch Store. | Visit the resources available in our Teachers Pay Teachers store.

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Love Is in the Air 2021 - Our Latest Romance Book Recs

In this Unabridged Love is in the Air episode, we talk about some romance book recommendations we each want to share, including discussions of Alexis Daria's You Had Me at Hola, Alisha Rai’s First Comes Like, and Talia Hibbert’s Take a Hint, Dani Brown. There's something for everyone who is looking for a great romance book to read. Any of these picks would be a great fit for our Unabridged Reading Challenge category featuring a romance book by a person of color!

If you're looking for more romance book recommendations, don't miss this great bookish fave from Jen or our previous romance episodes from 2019 (which is a good one but so old it's only available here on our site!) and from 2020. Also be sure to check out our episode with Farrah Rochon about her brilliant book, The Boyfriend Project!

Visit the Unabridged website for our full show notes and links to the books mentioned in the episode.

Interested in what else we're reading? Check out our Featured Books page.

Want to support Unabridged?

Follow us @unabridgedpod on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter. | Join our Unabridged Podcast Reading Challenge. | Visit our curated list of books at Bookshop.org. | Become a patron on Patreon. | Check out our Merch Store. | Visit the resources available in our Teachers Pay Teachers store.

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Teaching Tidbits 10: Incorporating Poetry into Class

In this Unabridged Episode, Ashley talks about a few ways to incorporate more poetry into class routines. She talks about activities teachers can do with students to engage with poetry, and she shares a few places to access more poems including sites such as Poetry Foundation and signing up for daily emails such as the Poem-a-Day email subscription. She also mentions Billy Collins' collections curated for classroom use, Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry and 180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day.

 

Visit the Unabridged website for our full show notes and links to the books mentioned in the episode.

 

Interested in what else we're reading? Check out our Featured Books page.

 

Want to support Unabridged?

Follow us @unabridgedpod on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter. | Join our  Unabridged Podcast Reading Challenge. | Visit our curated list of books at  Bookshop.org. | Become a patron on Patreon. | Check out our Merch Store. | Visit the resources available in our Teachers Pay Teachers store.

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In this Unabridged Book Club episode, we are discussing Sonali Dev's Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors. This one was chosen by the Unabridged Ambassadors and is a perfect fit for two of our Unabridged Podcast Reading Challenge categories, a romance by an author of color and a retelling of a classic. This month, we are having a Book Club discussion on Instagram on February 15th. Just DM us on Instagram or comment here (with your IG handle) if you'd like to join us!

 

Visit the Unabridged website for our full show notes and links to the books mentioned in the episode. Interested in what else we're reading? Check out our Featured Books page.

 

Want to support Unabridged?

Follow us @unabridgedpod on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter. | Join our Unabridged Podcast Reading Challenge. | Visit our curated list of books at Bookshop.org. | Become a patron on Patreon. | Check out our Merch Store. | Visit the resources available in our Teachers Pay Teachers store.

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