Kidsmomo Podcast #48: “Boys Will Be Boys”

May 17th, 2011 by

“Let’s hear it for the boys!” Oh, wait, you probably don’t get that reference because it’s from an ’80s song and that was WAY before you were born. Well, now we feel really old…

But not matter — we’ll never be too old for cheese puff poetry, public vomiting, and monkey abduction. We’ve got all that and more in our latest podcast, all about books starring guys!

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  • “An epic egg-venture” — aka our mystery book revealed
  • Our Books Starring Guys picks (Eighth-Grade Superzero and Big Nate: In a Class By Himself)
  • Favorite book pics from big-deal dudes (including Rick Riordan and Jeff Kinney)
  • A guy-focused review from YOU (Zoobreak)

Also, don’t forget: our new theme is “Wacky, Gross, Weird — and Real!” So send us a review of your favorite nonfiction book and check out these “strange-but-true” nonfiction books!

— Karen and Nancy

Book Trailer: Eragon

May 11th, 2011 by

This book trailer for Eragon was originally the Mystery Book Theater video for our Books Starring Guys theme. For more on Eragon, check out our “Boys Will Be Boys” podcast.

Imagine you’re just a regular old farmboy, minding your own business when — bam! — all of a sudden you find yourself in posession of a dragon egg. Not to mention all the adventure that comes along with it… That’s exactly what happens to the hero in Christopher Paolini’s Eragon. Watch our video to see where it leads!