If you only listen to one episode of the Read-Aloud Revival podcast, let this one be it. This episode is the humdinger of them all, if I do say so myself. ;)
I have been dying to talk to Sarah Clarkson since the Read-Aloud Revival was born! She’s a busy student at Oxford, though,and it took a bit of finagling to get our schedules to play nicely together. Over the Christmas break we made it happen, and now I’m ready to share it with you!
This episode is guaranteed to make your heart rate speed up and energize every single aspect of your read-aloud culture in your home. Quite frankly, it cuts straight to the heart of why the Read-Aloud Revival exists, why it’s so important to build your family culture around books, and what’s really at stake.
Even as a young child, you begin to understand that your life is a narrative in which you have the power to live as a hero or a heroine, and that is formed through exposure to literature….”
Click that play button below to hear the podcast!
Books we talked about during the show:
Other links from this episode:
- Storyformed.com, Sarah’s website.
- The Rabbit Room, one of Sarah’s favorite places to get book recommendations and inspiration (one of mine too!)
- Intrigued by how Sarah was homeschooled, after hearing her talk about it? Check out any of her parents’ resources at Whole Hearted Ministries, and their book on how they homeschooled their kids (Sarah, included!), Educating the Whole-Hearted Child.
- CiRCE Institute (I mentioned my affection for the beautiful work they are doing to rebuild the culture during this show).
- Books and Culture Magazine
- Thoroughly Alive, Sarah’s personal blog