Julie’s Library

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Vaanilla
 Jul 22, 2020
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Sophia
 Jun 9, 2020
I love the stories and the activities like the favorite word thingy 😊

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 May 5, 2020
Lovely and relaxing!

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 May 1, 2020
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Join beloved icon Julie Andrews for story time! Julie and her daughter, children’s author and educator Emma Walton Hamilton, invite you into their library to read their favorite children's books. Every story comes to life with sound, music and activities. Authors, kids and other special guests chime in, too! It’s a show that will inspire lively conversations and a lifelong love of reading. Produced by American Public Media.

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Ten Ways to Hear Snow and Daniel Finds a Poem
00:22:05

Listen… what do you hear? Today’s stories are all about listening deeply and experiencing the familiar in a totally new way.

We’ve so enjoyed reading with you this season. Be sure to follow Julie’s Library on social media for more reading recommendations — and to hear what’s next. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate

This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo (kiwico.com/library), Varsity Tutors (varsitytutors.com/library), and  American Heritage Chocolate (americanheritagechocolate.com).

Today’s featured books: “Ten Ways to Hear Snow” written by Cathy Camper, illustrated by Kenard Pak. Copyright © 2020. Used with permission of Kokila, Penguin Random House. All rights reserved.

“Daniel Finds a Poem” written and illustrated by Micha Archer. Copyright © 2016. Used with permission of Nancy Paulsen Books, Penguin Random House. All rights reserved.

Oct 14, 2020
Poetree and The Panda Problem
00:27:00

Pandas, poems, and problems galore! Today’s books will inspire you to write a story or poem of your own. Plus, author Deborah Underwood shares her foolproof recipe for a good story. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate

This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo (kiwico.com/library), Promptly Journals (promptlyjournals.com, promo code Library20), and Daily Harvest (dailyharvest.com with promo code LIBRARY).

Today’s featured books: “Poetree” written by Shauna LaVoy Reynolds, illustrated by Shahrzad Maydani. Copyright © 2019. Used with permission of Dial Books for Young Readers, Penguin Random House. All rights reserved.

“The Panda Problem” written by Deborah Underwood, illustrated by Hannah Marks. Copyright © 2019. Used with permission of Dial Books for Young Readers, Penguin Random House. All rights reserved.



Oct 07, 2020
The Day You Begin
00:16:27

“There will be times when you walk into a room and no one there is quite like you.” Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson visits the library and shares a book about feeling different from everyone around you. Plus, she reads a poem about her great-great grandfather, her mother, and her own life. It’s called “it’ll be scary sometimes.” Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate

This episode is sponsored by SchoolMaskPack (schoolmaskpack.com/library), KiwiCo (kiwico.com/library), and the podcast Hank the Cowdog.

Today’s featured book: “The Day You Begin” written by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Rafael López. Copyright © 2018. Used with permission of Nancy Paulsen Books, Penguin Random House. All rights reserved.


Sep 30, 2020
There Might Be Lobsters and Pilar's Worries
00:28:37

How do you face a big, roaring ocean if you’re just a tiny dog? Or what if you love to dance, but can’t muster the courage to audition for the big ballet performance? Today, we’re reading two books about facing fears. Author Victoria M. Sanchez drops by the library for a visit. Plus, Andres Gonzalez from the Holistic Life Foundation teaches us to conquer anxiety with just our breath. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate

This episode is sponsored by PayPal (paypal.com), Varsity Tutors (varsitytutors.com/library), American Heritage Chocolate (americanheritagechocolate.com), and Daily Harvest (dailyharvest.com with promo code LIBRARY)

Today’s featured books: THERE MIGHT BE LOBSTERS. Text copyright © 2017 by Carolyn Crimi. Illustrations copyright © 2017 by Laurel Molk. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA.

“Pilar’s Worries” written by Victoria M. Sanchez, illustrated by Jess Golden. Copyright © 2018. Used with permission of Albert Whitman & Company. All rights reserved.


Sep 23, 2020
Dumpy the Dumptruck and A Kite for Moon
00:28:23

Emma has a case of writer’s block - and only a visit to the reading nook can cure it! Julie and Emma read a book they wrote together. Plus, a visit from another mother-daughter writing team: Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple.

Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact.

Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate

This episode is sponsored by Sun Basket (sunbasket.com/julie), PayPal (paypal.com) and KiwiCo (kiwico.com/library).

Today’s featured books: “Dumpy the Dumptruck” written by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton, illustrated by Tony Walton, published by Hyperion Books for Children. Copyright © 2000. Used with the permission of the authors. 

“A Kite for Moon” written by Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple, illustrated by Matt Phelan. Copyright © 2019. Used with permission of Zonderkidz, HarperCollins Christian Publishing. All rights reserved.


Sep 16, 2020
Bright Sky, Starry City and Max and the Tag-Along Moon
00:23:00

A late-night visit to the library inspires Julie and Emma to read two books about the night sky. Author and illustrator Floyd Cooper drops in for a visit and shares one of his stories. Plus, astronomer Annette S. Lee teaches us about the Lakota/Dakota Star Map. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate.

This episode is sponsored by Laurel Springs (laurelsprings.com/library) and Daily Harvest (dailyharvest.com with promo code LIBRARY).

Today’s featured book: “Bright Sky, Starry City” written by Uma Krishnaswami, illustrated by Aimée Sicuro. Copyright © 2015. Used with permission of Groundwood Books. All rights reserved.

“Max and the Tag-Along Moon” written and illustrated by Floyd Cooper. Copyright © 2015. Used with permission of Puffin Books, Penguin Random House. All rights reserved.

Sep 09, 2020
What's My Superpower?
00:20:02

Nalvana’s friends all have superpowers. They can fly, run lightning fast, and even breathe under water! But what is Nalvana’s superpower? Actress Miali Buscemi reads today’s book. Plus, author Aviaq Johnston tells us about growing up in her hometown of Igloolik. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate.

This episode is sponsored by SchoolMaskPack (schoolmaskpack.com/library) and Promptly Journals (promptlyjournals.com, promo code Library20).

Today’s featured book: “What’s My Superpower?” written by Aviaq Johnston and illustrated by Tim Mack. Copyright © 2017. Used with permission of Inhabit Media.


Sep 02, 2020
Vincent Comes Home and Ketzel, the Cat Who Composed
00:27:48

Today, two stories about our animal companions. In the first story, a cat named Vincent learns what “home” means. And in the second, we hear the true story of an award-winning piano piece -- composed by a cat!

Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate

This episode is sponsored by Varsity Tutors (varsitytutors.com/library) and KiwiCo (kiwico.com/library).

Today’s featured books: “Ketzel, the Cat Who Composed” written by Lesléa Newman and illustrated by Amy June Bates, published by Candlewick Press. Copyright © 2015. Used with permission of the author. All rights reserved. 

“Vincent Comes Home” written and illustrated by Jessixa Bagley and Aaron Bagley. Copyright © 2018. Used with permission of Roaring Brook Press, Macmillan. All rights reserved. 


Aug 26, 2020
Nightsong and Song of the River
00:22:50

If a river sang a song, what would it sound like? Today’s stories show us how to listen and learn from the world around us. Plus, musician Nabihah Iqbal shares her own river song. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate

This episode is sponsored by SchoolMaskPack (schoolmaskpack.com/library).

Today’s featured books: NIGHTSONG by Ari Berk, illustrated by Loren Long. Text copyright © 2012 by Ari Berk. Illustrations copyright © 2012 by Loren Long. Produced by permission of Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, An imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division.

“Song of the River” written by Joy Cowley, illustrated by Kimberly Andrews. Copyright © 2019. Used with the permission of Gecko Press, distributed in the United States and Canada by Lerner Publisher Services. All rights reserved.



Aug 19, 2020
Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor and Mr. Crum’s Potato Predicament
00:27:02

What would it be like to befriend a Komodo dragon? Or invent a totally new food? Today’s books are inspired by true stories about extraordinary people. Plus, soul food scholar Adrian Miller on what happens when you combine Kool-Aid and… pickles! Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate

This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo (kiwico.com/library) and Laurel Springs (laurelsprings.com/library).

Today’s featured books: “Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Woman Who Loved Reptiles” written by Patricia Valdez, illustrated by Felicita Sala. Copyright © 2018. Used with permission of Knopf Books for Young Readers, Penguin Random House. All rights reserved.

“Mr. Crum's Potato Predicament” written by Anne Renaud, illustrated by Felicita Sala. Copyright © 2017. Used with permission of Kids Can Press. All rights reserved.


Aug 12, 2020
On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein
00:21:17

The story of a little boy who asked big questions - and grew up to be a world-famous scientist! Plus, an interview with astrophysicist Chung-Pei Ma, who spends her days searching for black holes in the far reaches of our universe. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate

This episode is sponsored by Sun Basket (sunbasket.com/julie).

Today’s featured book: “On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein.” Text copyright © 2013 by Jennifer Berne. Illustrations copyright © 2013 by Vladimir Radunsky. Published by Chronicle Books. Reproduced by permission of the author.


Aug 05, 2020
Not Your Typical Dragon and Rooster Wore Skinny Jeans
00:28:27

A fashionable rooster? A dragon that breathes… anything but fire? Today’s stories are about two creatures that march to the beat of their own drum. Plus, an interview with Queer Eye’s Tan France about fashion and the clothing that makes him feel extra special. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate


This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo (kiwico.com/library) and SchoolMaskPack (schoolmaskpack.com/library).


Today’s featured books: “Not Your Typical Dragon” written by Dan Bar-el, illustrated by Tim Bowers. Copyright © 2013. Used with permission of  Viking Books for Young Readers, Penguin Random House. All rights reserved.


“Rooster Wore Skinny Jeans” written by Jessie Miller, illustrated by Barbara Bakos. Copyright © 2018. Used with the permission of Maverick Arts, distributed in the United States and Canada by Lerner Publisher Services. All rights reserved. 


Jul 29, 2020
How to Build a Hug: Temple Grandin and Her Amazing Squeeze Machine
00:18:03
The true story of a girl who built a hug from scratch. Plus, Julie and Emma talk with Dr. Temple Grandin herself! They discuss her hug machine and the unique ways autistic brains work. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate. This episode is sponsored by Sun Basket (sunbasket.com/library). Today’s featured book: “How to Build a Hug: Temple Grandin and Her Amazing Squeeze Machine” written by Amy Guglielmo and Jacqueline Tourville, illustrated by Giselle Potter. Copyright © 2018. Used with permission of Simon & Schuster. All rights reserved.
Jul 22, 2020
Thank You, Omu!
00:18:05
Omu’s thick, red stew is sure to be the best meal she’s ever had. The only trouble is, everyone in town seems to agree. Author and illustrator Oge Mora visits the library to read her book. Plus, she tells us about the real-life Omu who inspired her book. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate.  This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo (kiwico.com/library) and Laurel Springs (laurelsprings.com/library). Today’s featured book: “Thank You, Omu!” written and illustrated by Oge Mora. Copyright © 2018. Used with permission of Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.
Jul 15, 2020
Norman and the Nom Nom Factory
00:21:26
Before we get to today’s episode, we want to say to the families who are hurt and angry and scared right now: we’re with you. In this moment, we need to listen, learn and work to fight racism in our own communities. We want to recommend a resource we’ve turned to: a list of children’s books to help families talk about racism, justice and equality with kids. Follow this slink to view the list: https://bit.ly/36T7Wv0 * * * Norman is a big, fluffy alien. He lives alone on Planet Gerp and eats Nom Noms for every meal. Will an unexpected visitor convince him to try something new? Plus, a special message from chef Ann Kim. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. This episode is sponsored by Sunbasket (sunbasket.com/Julie), Little Passports (littlepassports.com with promo code LIBRARY), and Ivory. Today’s featured book: NORMAN AND THE NOM NOM FACTORY written and illustrated by Bridgette Zou. Copyright © 2018. Used with the permission of StarBerry Books — Kane Press, distributed by Lerner Publisher Services. All rights reserved.
Jun 03, 2020
The Very Fairy Princess and Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress
00:22:48
Today’s stories are about the things that make us unique, whether it’s a favorite dress or a special talent. Plus, author Christine Baldacchino tells us how an experience from her life inspired her book. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate.  This episode is sponsored by Ivory. Today’s featured books: “Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress,” written by Christine Baldacchino, illustrated by Isabelle Malenfant. Copyright © 2010. Used with permission of Groundwood Books. All rights reserved.  “The Very Fairy Princess,” written by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton, illustrated by Christine Davenier. Copyright © 2010. Used with permission of Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.
May 27, 2020
Tía Isa Wants a Car
00:18:36
One day, Tía Isa announces that she wants a car. But how will she ever save up enough money? Her niece has a secret plan… Author Meg Medina stops by the library to join Julie and Emma in the reading nook. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate.  This episode is sponsored by Sun Basket (sunbasket.com/julie). Today’s featured book: TÍA ISA WANTS A CAR. Text copyright © 2011 by Meg Medina. Illustrations copyright © 2011 by Claudio Muñoz. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA.
May 20, 2020
From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea
00:18:53
A magical child is born with the ability to transform into many different things. But what happens when the other children don’t understand? Plus, a special message from author Kai Cheng Thom. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate.  This episode is sponsored by Literati (Literati.com/library) and Little Passports. Go to littlepassports.com and use the promo code Library to learn more. Today’s featured book: From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea by Kai Cheng Thom, illustrated by Kai Yun Ching and Wai-Yant Li (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2017). All rights reserved.
May 13, 2020
Bears Don't Eat Egg Sandwiches and The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse
00:19:52
Today, we’re settling into the reading nook with two tales of unexpected visitors. Plus, a special message from author Mac Barnett. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate.  This episode is sponsored by Care/of. Visit TakeCareOf.com and use the promo code LIBRARY50 to learn more. Today’s featured books: BEARS DON’T EAT EGG SANDWICHES written by Julie Fulton, illustrated by Rachel Suzanne. Copyright © 2019. Used with the permission of Maverick Arts, distributed in the United States and Canada by Lerner Publisher Services. All rights reserved.  THE WOLF, THE DUCK, AND THE MOUSE. Text copyright © 2017 by Mac Barnett. Illustrations copyright © 2017 by Jon Klassen. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA.
May 06, 2020
Marilyn's Monster
00:18:09
What if monsters weren’t scary at all, but instead made fantastic friends? Today’s book helps us imagine a world where every child has a special monster friend. Plus, a special message from author Michelle Knudsen. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate. This episode is sponsored by Sun Basket (sunbasket.com/julie). Today’s featured book: MARILYN'S MONSTER. Text copyright © 2015 by Michelle Knudsen. Illustrations copyright © 2015 by Matt Phelan. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA.
Apr 29, 2020
Introducing Julie’s Library
00:01:26
Welcome to Julie’s Library, where books bring us together. Every week, Julie Andrews and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton will settle into the reading nook for a new story. Coming April 29.Sign up for the newsletter to receive book recommendations and more: https://bit.ly/2xunhoA
Apr 13, 2020