April 21, 2018

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From the Vault | SLJ’s Poetry Podcast Series

Walter Dean Myers and Trev Jones, SLJ‘s book review editor, in 2007.

Recovered! The following files are what remains from a trove of readings School Library Journal recorded for Poetry Month in 2007. Much of our multimedia was lost in the transition to a new CMS. Let this be a lesson to back up, which fortunately in this case we did, to a personal storage device.

Award-winning author Walter Dean Myers (pictured) came to our offices to record our first podcast.

Walter Dean Myers reads from Jazz illustrated by Christopher Myers (Holiday House, 2006)  (Part 1):

Walter Dean Myers reads from Jazz, Part II:


J. Patrick Lewis reads from Arithme-Tickle: An Even Number of Odd Riddle-Rhymes (Harcourt, 2002):


Charles R. Smith reads from Hoop Queens (Candlewick, 2003):


Jon Scieszka reads from Science Verse illustrated by Lane Smith (Viking, 2004):

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