To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee – Episode 35

To Kill a Mocking Bird – Episode 35 To Kill a Mockingbird is the 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by the American author Harper Lee. It was published in 1960. Told by the six-year-old Jean Louise Finch, known as Scout, the story takes place during three years (1933–35) of the Great Depression in the fictional town of…

Of Mice and Men – Episode 33

Episode 33 – Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men is a novella written by  John Steinbeck. The story follows George and Lennie two displaces ranch workers who are continuously on the move. To find a place to work during the great depression. Recommended Age: 13 and up   Our Scores: Your Scores: Our…

The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett – 31

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett – Episode 31 The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett first published in book form in 1911, after serialization in The American Magazine (November 1910 – August 1911). Set in England, it is one of Burnett’s most popular novels and seen as a classic of English children’s literature. The Secret…

 Bonus Episode 3 – Outsiders Book vs Movie

Bonus Episode 3 – Outsiders Book vs Movie In this podcast, we talk about the differences between the book an movie. Along with some fun facts and who we think would make a good cast is there was a remake.   The next book is The Asgardian Exchange  Looking for more episodes like Outsiders Book…

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton- Episode 26

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton – Episode 24 The Outsiders is a coming-of-age novel by S. E. Hinton, first published in 1967.  The book takes place over about two weeks in the life of a 14-year-old boy. The novel tells the story of Ponyboy Curtis and his struggles with right and wrong in a society…

The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe – CS Lewis – Episode 15

Episode 15 – The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe – CS Lewis The Lion, the witch, and the wardrobe is the FIRST(at least the first published) of the Chronicle of Narnia.  It is the story of four siblings sent to live in the country during the WWII bombing of London.  In this strange house…

Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers Episode 11

Episode 11 – Mary Poppins Mary Poppins is a beloved classic children’s book published in 1934 by P.L. Travers.  The book tells the story of the Banks family, specifically Jane and Michael, as they are cared for by the mysterious Nanny Mary Poppins.  They are taken on a whirlwind of adventures until the wind changes…