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.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • 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….”

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Episode 17
Caught Up in a Story: Fostering a Storyformed Life of Great Books & Imagination with Your Children
The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings (the Hobbit / the Fellowship of the Ring / the Two Towers / the
Kidnapped (David Balfour Book 1)
The Gruffalo
Nancy and Plum
Reading the Classics with C. S. Lewis
Read for the Heart: Whole Books for WholeHearted Families
Peace Like a River: A Novel
Faith, Hope and Poetry (Routledge Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts)
Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis
Honey for a Woman’s Heart:  Growing Your World through Reading Great Books
Pilgrim’s Inn (The Eliots of Damerosehay series Book 2)
The Scent of Water
Michael Hague’s Read-to-Me Book of Fairy Tales
The Oxford Shakespeare: The Complete Works, 2nd Edition
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

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