Books R Us
Grade 6 students talk about the books they're reading
Books R Us is a podcast promoting new and not yet published books. Created by sixth grade students from Hopewell Elementary School in Bettendorf, IA as part of their Culture of Readers project.

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The Incredibly Dead Pets of Rex Dexter is a hilarious new book by Aaron Reynolds. Listen to Aaron Reynolds answer questions from the BookRUs podcasters.

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Hopewell podcasters discuss Tamara Bundy’s newest title Pixie Pushes On. Included in the podcast are audio excerpts from their interview with the author.

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Listen to this latest episode to hear the interview with Jake Burt, author of The Tornado, and gain insight into his incredible new book.

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Rick Riordan Presents is a new imprint from Disney-Hyperion Publishing. In this podcast episode, three titles from the imprint will be featured.

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Chirp by Kate Messner.

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Listen to this episode of BooksRUs featuring A Tale Magnolious by Suzanne Nelson. Also included in the podcast in an interview with the author answering questions about the book.

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The Story that Cannot Be Told by J. Kasper Kramer

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Author

Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.