Kidlit These Days is your kidlit connoisseurs pairing the best of children’s literature with what’s going on in the world today.
Tune in to hear Nicole and Nusrah talk about excellent children's literature in verse, alongside a conversation with the wonderful Charles Waters, the co-author of Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship.
Tune in to hear Nicole and Nusrah talk about Asian American femme authors, in conversation with the wonderful Kelly Yang, author of Front Desk and Parachutes.
This week Nicole and Nusrah are back to talk about some excellent middle-grade books with non-binary and trans leads.
Nicole and Nusrah discuss empowering board books in honor of Women's History Month!
Nicole and guest Jenn Northington discuss the results of the 2021 Rainbow List, fantasy chapter books, and hear from BB Alston, author of Amari and the Night Brothers.
Nicole and Matthew discuss the results of the 2021 Youth Media Awards and celebrate some of their favorite books honored by the awards.
Nicole and Matthew talk about current awareness of the Holocaust and are joined by Susan Kusel, synagogue librarian and author of The Passover Guest.
Nicole and Matthew talk about their most anticipated books of 2021 and are joined by Mango and Marigold Press founder Sailaja Joshi.
Nicole and Matthew talk about the collective pandemic experience with special guest LeUyen Pham, author and illustrator of Outside, Inside.
Nicole and Matthew discuss talking with kids about challenging topics with special guest Jelani Memory, co-founder and CEO of A Kids Book About.