It's Gotta Be Fun with Torrey Maldonado

Chalk and Ink: The Podcast for Teachers Who Write and Writers Who Teach

Dec 2 2022 • 57 mins

Torrey Maldonado highlights the importance of fun, whether it’s on the page in one of his amazing middle grade novels or in the classroom. We also talk about key questions and multidimensionality.

Before our next episode, please read one of
Tracey Baptiste’s fantastic books. Although Tracey is probably most known for her Jumbies series, we focus on her nonfiction titles Because Claudette and African Icons in this episode.

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Many thanks to Sarah Brannen for Chalk + Ink’s podcast art. If you haven’t read Sarah’s book, Uncle Bobby’s Wedding, check it out. It’s on the ALA 2021 Rainbow List and Bank Street's Best Children's Books 2021.



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