Presidential Biography, Sharing Poetry, YA Literature
Worlds Awaiting - Season 4, Episode 6
- Feb 16, 2019 5:00 pm
- 54:02 mins
Presidential Biography (3:55) Politics and history go hand in hand but the dynamic between the two can be difficult to navigate. Rachel is on the phone today with Martha Brockenbrough. She is the author of "Unpresidented", a critical biography of President Trump, aimed for younger readers. Storytime (15:01) Libraries are known for their storytimes and we are too. Each week at around 15 minutes past the hour, tune in to hear book reviews or live readings of picture books or poetry. In honor of valentines day, today in storytime we have a reading some Shakespearen sonnets. Sharing Poetry (16:52) Poetry is meant to be shared, but sometimes we miss the full range of what poetry can be. Today Rachel is in studio with professor and poet, Gina Clark to discuss how we can share poetry more effectively. YA Literature (30:40) The genre of young adult literature has skyrocketed in the past few years. Rachel has Jonathan Alexander, an author and professor at Louisiana State University, on the phone today. He is an expert on how people consume literature. Children's Books (44:33) Today we are around the Librarians' Table with Shaina and Caroline from the Provo City Library. They are here to chat about the best children's books in 2018.