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Book Club for Kids is a podcast where middle school readers discuss the books they love with host Kitty Felde. The author answers questions. A celebrity reads from the book.

Holiday Episode - Live from the Crossing the Street SW Festival in Washington, DC

Kitty Felde

Book Club for Kids at the Crossing the Street SW Festival

The Book Club for Kids podcast is based in the smallest quadrant of Washington, DC - Southwest. It's a diverse neighborhood, home to Arena Stage, sunset cruise ships, and its famous fish market. The area was not treated kindly by urban renewal. Now, SW is experiencing another massive overhaul: new buildings, new neighbors, and a reinvented waterfront. The Crossing the Street SW Festival asked residents to define their neighborhood and imagine the future they'd like to see.

Book Club for Kids was there to ask kids of all ages our favorite question: "What's your favorite book?"



Dork Diaries – Rachel Renee Russell
Harry Potter – J.K. Rowling
Running Out of Time – Margaret Peterson Haddix
Number the Stars – Lois Lowry
Papa’s Stories – Delores Johnson
Frozen – RH/Disney
Ninja Turtles – Random House
Books on Egypt:
Egyptology – Emily Sands
Sons of the Sphinx – Cheryl Carpinello
Mummies in the Morning (Magic Tree House #3) – Mary Pope Osborne
Junie B. Jones – Barbara Park
SBQR series – John Maddox Roberts

This episode is supported in part by the DC Arts & Humanities Commission, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. And by listeners like you. You can make your pledge today by clicking here and writing BOOK CLUB in the comments section.