Literacy first

I spoke with Michelle about reading.

Interview with Marianne and River Morgan

River Morgan asks his mom about her life as a journalist and a few other profound questions.

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Huda Albandar and Hayat Alsadoon

Huda Albandar (16) shares a conversation with her cousin Hayat Alsadoon (12) about their relationship, lives, interests, passions, and future goals.

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Magi Thomley Williams and Kathleen Logan

Magi Thomley Williams [no age given] interviews her friend and colleague, Kathleen Logan (79), about her family, her career, and the lessons that she has learned throughout her life.

The Story of Hilmar de Moraes Part 2

Hear the story of Hilmar de Moraes, from childhood stories to achieving his job. Listen to his viewpoints and his wisdom. Pay close attention to his knowledge on the society and how to self-educate. Escute a história de Hilmar de...

Novel Wisdom: Lauren Keating and Stephanie Keating talk books, life lessons and what books can teach you.
September 13, 2018 App Interview

In this recording Lauren Keating and her mother Stephanie Keating discuss the most influential books in Stephanie’s life and why she recommends certain books. Interview flips around minute 9.

Novel Wisdom: Whitney Wilda and Jennifer Stavreva talk books.
September 6, 2018 App Interview

In this recording, Jennifer Stavreva, a student, and Whitney Wilda an Illinois history teacher discuss the books that need to be read before a student graduates high school.

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Suzanne Asha Stone and Cynthia Hand

Cynthia Hand [no age given] and her birth mother, Suzanne Asha Stone [no age given], share a conversation about finding one another, Cynthia's adoption, and their experiences getting to know each other after they were separated for over 40 years.

Interviewing My Sister

In which we talk about books, poetry, and other nerdy stuff.

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Brian Felgar, Elaine Zerga, and Erin Felgar

Siblings Brian Felgar (43) and Erin Felgar (38) ask their stepmom, Elaine Zerga (77), about her childhood and life before joining their family. Elaine shares her favorite memory as a child, what it was like growing up with five sisters...

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Larry Abrams and Jim Hardy

Friends and colleagues Larry Abrams (53) and Jim Hardy (44) discuss their nonprofits BookSmiles and Kensington Soccer Club. They consider the importance of serving young people as teachers and through their nonprofits, and reflect on the support they received along...

Lizzie Hessek and Veronica Fischmann Talk About Stability and Drama During a Pandemic.

Lizzie Hessek (31) and Veronica Fischmann (32) - best friends since ages 11 and 12 - talk about their current lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Veronica is back living in her childhood home, Lizzie is living alone for the first...

Novel Wisdom: Lauren Keating and Brianna Comstock discuss 1984 by George Orwell

In this recording High School students Lauren and Brianna discuss the many important characters in the book and how the plot of the book differs from other totalitarian governments

Book Talk: Ian Drury & Allegra Dugan discuss literature, benefits of reading, and timeless novels.

Drury and Dugan discuss the challenges of finding one’s path in the world, blooming in the face of darkness, and influencial people and events. Also mentioning various books that have stuck with them and hopes for the future.

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Tara Anura and Rebecca Varney

Significant partners Tara Anura (47) and Rebecca Varney (64) sit down to discuss rural politics and local activism. They express their appreciation and pride for one another and the work they do in their community despite how disheartening it can...

Zach Tusinger interviews his Grandmother Janice Tusinger about the Pandemic and the 2020 Election.

2021-01-24: Zach Tusinger (35) talks to his grandmother Janice Tusinger (84) about living through the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and the recent 2020 election and inauguration. She shares several memories about growing up and various Twentieth Century elections and...

Trinity’s Hope

A look into the reasons and the process of my mother's first book.

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Kristen Siemientkowski and Keith Pluymers

Kristen Siemientkowski (24) shares her favorite childhood memories of her parents with her partner Keith Pluymers (25)