Filter by

Children's Books


Sorted by Most Recent Airing
Showing 1 - 20 of 171 Show 100
  • emBillys Bitcoinem
    Last Aired

    Billy's Bitcoin

    Film and TV producer Naomi Brockwell discussed her children’s book, Billy’s Bitcoin.

  • Hearing Focuses on Childrens Health Insurance Program
    Last Aired

    Children's Health Insurance Program

    Federal and state advocates of Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) appeared before the Senate Finance Committee to urge members to reauthorize its funding, which was…

  • emMy Brother Martinem
    Last Aired

    My Brother Martin

    Mrs. Farris, older sister of the slain civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., reads from her book My Brother Martin, published by Simon and Schuster. The book is intended for young readers who may view Dr. King as…

  • emGeorge Washington The Writerem
    Last Aired

    George Washington, The Writer

    Ms. Yoder discusses her biography, George Washington, the Writer, with students. Saying that George Washington kept journals and diaries, wrote letters, prepared speeches, and official…

  • emCountdown to Independenceem
    Last Aired

    Countdown to Independence

    Ms. Bober talked about her book, Countdown to Independence: A Revolution of Ideas in England and Her American Colonies: 1760-1776, published by Atheneum Books. The book focuses on the period beginning…

  • emThomas Alva Edisonem
    Last Aired

    Thomas Alva Edison

    Mr. Adair discussed his biography for young adults, Thomas Alva Edison: Inventing the Electronic Age, published by Oxford University Press, about the life, inventions, and business…

  • emThe Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklinem
    Last Aired

    The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin

    James Giblin read from and showed pictures from his book The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin, published by Scholastic Press. The book is about the personality and accomplishments of…

  • emWounded Kneeem and emThey Came From the Bronxem
    Last Aired

    Wounded Knee and They Came From the Bronx

    Mr. Waldman read excerpts from two of his books for children. Wounded Knee, published by Atheneum Books, is the story of late 19th-century conflicts between the U.S. Army and Native Americans. On…

  • emAbraham Lincoln The Writerem
    Last Aired

    Abraham Lincoln, The Writer

    Mr. Holzer discussed with 5th graders the book he compiled and edited for young people Abraham Lincoln, The Writer: A Treasury of His Greatest Speeches and Letters, published by Boyd Mills Press. This book…

  • emJackies Nineem
    Last Aired

    Jackie's Nine

    Ms. Robinson talked with an audience of children about her book, Jackie’s Nine: Jackie Robinson’s Values to Live By, published by Scholastic. Ms. Robinson, daughter of baseball Hall-of-Famer Jackie…

  • emChampionem
    Last Aired


    Eric Velasquez talked about boxer Muhammad Ali, from his childhood in Louisville, Kentucky, to his boxing career, his conversion to Islam and opposition to the war in Vietnam and finally to his…

  • emYoung Teddy Rooseveltem
    Last Aired

    Young Teddy Roosevelt

    Ms. Harness talked with students about the process of writing and illustrating a children’s book because she is both the writer and illustrator of all her books. She talked about her book,…

  • emForgotten Fireem
    Last Aired

    Forgotten Fire

    Adam Bagdasarian talked about the basis of his book, Forgotten Fire, to a group of Armenian students. The novel is based on his great-uncle’s experiences during the 1915 Armenian genocide with…

  • 1621  A New Look at Thanksgiving
    Last Aired

    1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving

    The co-authors talked about their children’s book, 1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving, published by National Geographic Society. They described the three-day feast shared by English colonists and…

  • emThe Brooklyn Bridgeem
    Last Aired

    The Brooklyn Bridge

    Ms. Mann talked with the class about her book The Brooklyn Bridge, published by Mikaya Press, and how she wrote it. The book, the first of a six part book series The Wonders of the World,…

  • emGordon Parks No Excusesem
    Last Aired

    Gordon Parks: No Excuses

    Ann Parr talked about her book for children ages 9-12, Gordon Parks: No Excuses, published by Pelican Publishing Company. At this book launch she celebrated the life of Gordon Parks, who…

  • emMidnight Ride of Paul Revereem
    Last Aired

    Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

    Jeffrey Thompson showed and described his illustrations for a new edition of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s famous poem, The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, published by the National Geographic…

  • emWill Rogersem
    Last Aired

    Will Rogers

    Governor Keating and Mr. Wimmer read and discussed their picture book biography of Oklahoma native Will Rogers. The book, published by Harcourt, follows Rogers from his childhood in Indian…

  • emNory Ryans Songem
    Last Aired

    Nory Ryan's Song

    Ms. Giff talked about her book, Nory Ryan’s Song, published by Random House. The book describes life in 1845 Ireland during the Great Potato Famine through the eyes of a 12-year-old girl named…

  • emStealing Freedomem
    Last Aired

    Stealing Freedom

    Ms. Carbone was interviewed about her book Stealing Freedom, published by Alfred A. Knopf. The interview took place outside, and she pointed out several of the places on the farm that were…

  • Load 20 More