Category: Middle Grade

On today’s episode, Adam interviews legendary journalist and author Scott Simon about his new books Sunnyside Plaza. The book is all about his time working with people who had developmental disabilities and how seeing the world through a different lens. They also discuss baseball, writing for children, and much more.

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Posted on: January 20, 2020 Category:

On today’s episode, Adam interviews Jon Scieszka and Steven-Weinberg about their new children’s book series ASTRONUTS! They chat about creating this unique and incredible story together while Adam asks about working with family (Jon is Steven’s father-in-law). Adam then has to ask about The Stinky Cheese Man and The True Story of the 3 Little […]

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Posted on: December 30, 2019 Category:

We’re excited to share our brand new 2020 reading challenge! In this episode, we explain each of the following challenges in depth. Be sure to subscribe to hear upcoming episodes loaded with recommendations. You can find the form to fill out at or on our pinned tweet over at @ProBookNerds on Twitter. Be sure […]

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Posted on: December 23, 2019 Category:

On today’s episode, Adam sits down with Dan Haring and MarcyKate Connolly to discuss their wonderful middle-grade novel, The Star Shepherd. This action-packed book is loaded with wonder, falling stars, pirates, and flying robots, and incredible illustrations by Dan. They discuss is day job in visual effects and how they collaborated to bring this story […]

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Posted on: September 9, 2019 Category:

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