The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton- Episode 26

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton – Episode 26 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…

Animal Farm George Orwell – Episode 22

Episode 22 George Orwell- Animal Farm This dystopian classic defines the term Orwellian.  Join the animals of animal farm in learning that running things isn’t nearly as easy as you think. When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master, Mr Jones, and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning…

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…

Ender’s Game – Orson Scott Card – Episode 9

Episode 9 – Ender’s Game Ender’s Game is a classic sci-fi book by Orson Scott Card.  It tells the story of Ender Wiggin a 6 year old boy who is part of a government program to develop the greatest military leaders possible.  The Earth is in dire need of these leaders after having been attacked…

Wrinkle In Time – Episode 4

Episode 4 – A Wrinkle in Time A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L’Engle, is a classic children’s sci-fi story about Meg Murry, her brother Charles Wallace, and Calvin O’keefe as the take a journey across the universe to rescue Mr. Murry, Meg and Charles Wallace’s father from the grip of the evil IT with…

Episode 3 – The Girl Who Owned A City, OT Nelson

Episode  3 – The Girl Who Owned A City The Girl who owned a city is a post apocalyptic children’s book about Lisa, her brother and their friends as they try to survive in a world where everyone over the age of 13 has died of a mysterious illness.  The story follows her through trials…