For today’s bonus episode we have a very special guest: Anne chats with her 8-year-old daughter Lucy. Lucy lives in Louisville, Kentucky with her parents and her three siblings. She’s a third grader who loves music, sports, and all kinds of animals, and her picks today are going to remind you about all the books that made YOU first fall in love with reading.
Books discussed in this episode:
• The Mother Daughter Book Club series by Heather Vogel Frederick • Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell • Zia by Scott O'Dell • The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies • Muggie Maggie by Beverly Cleary • The Ramona books by Beverly Cleary • Dear Pen Pal by Heather Vogel Frederick • Wish You Were Eyre by Heather Vogel Frederick • Black Beauty by Anna Sewell • Miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davies • The Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder • Gone-Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright • Betsy-Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace • Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
Also mentioned in this episode:
• 12 terrific books for tween girls
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What books did you love when you were eight years old? Do YOU have an idea for what Lucy should read next? Tell us in comments over on the site.