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FVRL ReadRadio Podcast
4 minutes | Jan 26, 2022
When You Trap A Tiger
Looking for a magical and heartfelt read? Amanda introduces middle school readers to the 2021 Newbery Medal winner: When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller.
4 minutes | Jan 21, 2022
Emily introduces listeners to the science fiction universe of Warhammer 40,000!
5 minutes | Jan 19, 2022
Miss Tury – Part Two
In this episode, the mysterious Miss Tury shares more of her favourite mystery books for kids: The Case of the Missing Chalk Drawings by Richard Byrne (ages 3 to 6), Bear Country, Bearly a Misadventure by Doreen Cronin (ages 6 to 9); and Ikenga by Nnedi Okorafor (ages 9 to 12).
4 minutes | Jan 14, 2022
ESL Resources for Adults
Are you new to Canada? Do you want to improve your English? In this episode, Danay shares a variety of print, audio and digital resources to support ESL learners. You can read a transcript of this podcast at: https://www.fvrl.bc.ca/pdf/eslresources.pdf
2 minutes | Jan 12, 2022
Harriet The Spy
Alaxandra and Teresa tell us about one of their favourite classic works of children's literature: Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh.
3 minutes | Jan 7, 2022
Looking for entertainment on the go? Teresa introduces us to a selection of riveting audiobooks she has recently enjoyed: Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore, The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow, and The Chestnut Man by Søren Sveistrup.
3 minutes | Jan 5, 2022
Do you like playing video games? Brenna introduces listeners to a chapter book series that takes place in a video game: Press Start! by Thomas Flintham.
6 minutes | Dec 31, 2021
Jacque introduces listeners to popular podcast hosts and the books they have written. These include such podcast favourites as Stuff You Should Know, My Favorite Murder, and 99% Invisible.
3 minutes | Dec 29, 2021
All You Knead is Love
Looking for a heartwarming middle-grade read? Margarita introduces us to All You Knead Is Love by Tanya Guerrero. Banished from her abusive home for a summer with her estranged grandmother in Barcelona, twelve-year-old Alba feels hope and love while exploring a newly discovered passion for bread baking.
4 minutes | Dec 24, 2021
Looking to add some magical realism into your reading? Sally shares Helena's recommendations: The Spawning Grounds by Gail Anderson-Dargatz, The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman, and Monkey Beach by Eden Robinson.
3 minutes | Dec 22, 2021
The Chicken Squad
Meet the mystery-solving chicks Dirt, Sugar, Poppy and Sweetie! In today's podcast Jean tells us about a funny and fun first chapter book series: Doreen Cronin's The Chicken Squad.
3 minutes | Dec 17, 2021
Looking for a page turner? Laurel tells us about a book called Suburban Dicks by Fabian Nicieza, co-creator of Deadpool.
2 minutes | Dec 15, 2021
Mindfulness for Kids
Hey kids! Have you heard adults talk about mindfulness and wondered what that word means? Today Teresa shares some picture books that explore the idea of mindfulness: Straw by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and The Lemonade Hurricane by Licia Morelli.
3 minutes | Dec 10, 2021
Alanna the First Adventure
Van tells listeners about a young adult page turner, Alanna: The First Adventure. This is the first novel in Tamora Pierce's Song of the Lioness series, and it's filled with action, adventure and magic!
3 minutes | Dec 8, 2021
Before The Ever After
Have you ever had something really difficult happen in your family? Then you might appreciate the books of Jacqueline Woodson. In today’s podcast, Katie and Helena introduce listeners to Before the Ever After and Peace, Locomotion – two books about kids going through difficult times in their lives.
4 minutes | Dec 3, 2021
The Salt Path
Linda shares one of her recent favourite reads: The Salt Path by Raynor Winn.
4 minutes | Dec 1, 2021
Strange ... But True
Rosemary tells listeners about three of her favourite books from the Strange But True series: Loch Ness Monster, Vampires, and Ghosts.
3 minutes | Nov 26, 2021
Katie introduces listeners to Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's novel Good Omens.
5 minutes | Nov 24, 2021
Tea Dragon Society
Kristine introduces listeners to Katie O'Neill's fantasy graphic novel series: The Tea Dragon Society.
3 minutes | Nov 19, 2021
Tune in as Liz introduces listeners to two titles to inspire aspiring fiction writers: Daniel Joshua Rubin's 27 Essential Principles of Story and Stephen King's On Writing.
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