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Nancy Pearl is a regular commentator about books on NPR'sMorning Edition and NPR affiliate stations KUOW in Seattle and KWGS in Tulsa.

Old Favorites On The Library Shelf

Flickr Photo/German Poo-Caamano (CC BY-NC-ND)

Steve Scher and librarian Nancy Pearl look through the bin of Newberry Award winners at Seattle Public Library's Northeast Branch. They also wander over to the children’s literature shelves where Pearl encounters some old friends.

Here's a list of books discussed in the interview:

  • “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle
  • “Dear Mr. Henshaw” by Beverly Cleary
  • “The Trumpeter of Krakow" by Eric P. Kelly
  • “Gayneck: The Story of a Pigeon” by Dhan Gopal Mukerji
  • “The Broken Lands” by Kate Milford
  • “Johnny Tremain" by Esther Hoskins Forbes
  • “Caddie Woodlawn" by Carol Ryrie Brink
  • "Hoot" by Carl Hiaasen
  • “Homer Price" by Robert McCloskey
  • “Dumplings Days” and “Where the Mountain Meets the Moon” by Grace Lin
  • Pippi Longstocking books by Astrid Lindgren
  • Betsy-Tacy books Maud Hart Lovelace
  • Nancy Drew books by Carolyn Keene
  • Redwall series and other books by Brian Jacque
  • Alex Rider books by Anthony Horowitz