Tag Archives | Realistic Fiction

The sound of poetry

A few weeks ago I spoke with the author and poet, Naomi Shihab Nye, to record her introducing and reading from some of her poems and her novel Habibi.  It was fascinating and exciting to hear Naomi read her…
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Have you heard of Beverly Bunn?

If you’re familiar with Beezus, Ramona, Ralph S. Mouse, or Mr. Henshaw, then you also know Beverly Bunn. As you may have guessed, Beverly Bunn is Beverly Cleary! I learned this when I recently called Beverly Cleary to record her…
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Rendezvous with John Green

You name the time.  You name the place.  Meet the Printz-Award winning author John Green via two brand new original book readings on TeachingBooks.net. Listen to the stories behind John’s books Looking for Alaska and Paper Towns.  Gain insight…
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