June 3, 2020
Before we get to today’s episode, we want to say to the families who are hurt and angry and scared right now: we’re with you. In this moment, we need to listen, learn and work to fight racism in our own communities.
We want to recommend a resource we’ve turned to: a list of children’s books to help families talk about racism, justice and equality with kids. Follow this link to view the list: https://bit.ly/36T7Wv0
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Norman is a big, fluffy alien. He lives alone on Planet Gerp and eats Nom Noms for every meal. Will an unexpected visitor convince him to try something new? Plus, a special message from chef Ann Kim. Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact.
This episode is sponsored by Sunbasket (sunbasket.com/Julie), Little Passports (littlepassports.com with promo code LIBRARY), and Ivory.
Today’s featured book: NORMAN AND THE NOM NOM FACTORY written and illustrated by Bridgette Zou. Copyright © 2018. Used with the permission of StarBerry Books — Kane Press, distributed by Lerner Publisher Services. All rights reserved.