In this episode, Neil, Niki, and Natalia discuss the history of children’s story hour.
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On this week’s Past Present episode, Nicole Hemmer, Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, and Neil J. Young discuss the history of children’s story hour.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
· “Drag queen story hours” have become . Niki drew on about children’s librarian Anne Carroll Moore. Neil referenced this on the history of drag queen story hours. Natalia referred to historian Julia Mickenberg’s book .
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
· discussed historian Ava Purkiss’ new book, .
· recommended Gina Kolata’s New York Times article, “.”
· shared Maham Javaid’s Washington Post article, “ .”