Kidsmomo Podcast #31: “Bug Juice”

August 17th, 2010 by

Not just a random pic. This photo will make sense after you listen to our podcast, we promise.

“Summer camp.” The words conjure up images of s’mores and sing-alongs, lanyards and lakes, creepy mysteries and nightmare campers and dictator-like camp directors… Right? No? Well, then you probably haven’t read the stories in our latest podcast, all about summer camp books. But don’t worry — we’ve got happy camp experiences too, from square dancing to saltwater taffy to ice cream sundaes at night! So tune in for a final taste of summer, Kidsmomo-style:

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  • A bat in Bunk Five, a sleeping bag on the floor, and romance in the air — aka our mystery book revealed, and our own camp stories
  • Greetings from camp; we’ve run away/solved a mystery/captured the flag! — aka our book picks and a review by YOU (Fat Camp Commandos,
  • Boxcar Children: The Summer Camp Mystery, and American Girl: Molly Saves the Day)
  • “We all scream for ice cream!” — aka kid-submitted camp story

Also, don’t forget: our new theme is books related to mythology! So send us a review of your favorite book related to mythology (from anywhere around the world) and check out our picks for marvelous mythology books.

— Karen and Nancy

Book Trailer: There’s a Bat in Bunk Five

August 3rd, 2010 by

This book trailer for There’s a Bat in Bunk Five was originally the Mystery Book Theater video for our Summer Camp theme. For more on There’s a Bat in Bunk Five, check out our “Bug Juice” podcast.

You may not realize this, but first-time campers aren’t the only ones who get nervous about sleep-away camp. Counselors-In-Training are also newbies — and for the main character in Paula Danziger’s There’s a Bat in Bunk Five, there’s A LOT to learn…


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