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…

Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse – Episode 21

Episode 21 -Fever 1793 Laurie Halse Recommended Age: 8-11 This is a historical fiction book is about the yellow plague epidemic of 1793.  It is the story of a girl named Mattie Cook who lives in Philadelphia and helps her mother in their coffee house. When people in their town start falling ill to a…