A special summer camp opened today for children from two public housing developments in Springfield Massachusetts. As WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill tells us the camp is part of an innovative early literacy program.
We welcome Second Lady of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden, to the show and speak with her about her children's book, Don't Forget, God Bless Our Troops.
Joe speaks with children's musician, Dean Jones, about his new Dog on Fleas album, Invisible Friends.
The band is playing at the Rosendale Cafe on June 9th and at the Clearwater Festival on June 16th and 17th.
The Hudson Children's Book Festival is on 5/5. We learn all about it from Lisa Dolan and Maria Suttmeier, Co-Directors of the festival.
Richard Michelson joins us to talk about his new book for kids: Twice as Good: The story of William Powell and Clearview, the only golf course designed, built, and owned by an African-American.
Co-director, Karen Schimmer, and participating author, Matthew McElligott, join us to talk about the fourth Albany Children's Book Festival.