Mother-Daughter Book Group Guide

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Radio Girl by Carol Brendler Holiday House, 2013
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It’s here! Now there’s a discussion guide for Radio Girl for mother/daughter book groups, complete with an online old-time radio listening guide and a recipe for an authentic egg cream, Cecelia’s favorite thirst quencher! Click image below to see it full size and to download. If you use it, let me know how you like it.

For educators, there is also a nifty classroom guide prepared by publisher Holiday House to download for free!

Book Club Guide for RADIO GIRL

Book Club Guide for RADIO GIRL

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“Welles-stock” Is Coming!

Orson Welles spent much of his childhood at a boarding school not far from where I live: the Todd School in Woodstock, Illinois, a village northwest of Chicago. 2013-03-11 09.43.37
The residents of Woodstock are fully aware of this, and they’re planning big celebrations with film screenings, lectures, exhibits, etc. to commemorate his directorial debut in Woodstock in 1934 (this year) and his 100th birthday in 2015!

Naturally, I plan to attend!

The Woodstock Opera House

The Woodstock Opera House

Learn about this year’s festival.

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Photo of CarolCarol Brendler is the author of the young adult novel RADIO GIRL (Holiday House) September 5, 2013.
Coming this summer: a picture book, NOT VERY SCARY, illustrated by Greg Pizzoli, from FSG.
Also by Carol Brendler: WINNIE FINN, WORM FARMER (FSG, 2009) a picture book illustrated by Ard Hoyt.

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