Episode 22: Sit-ups Suck (and Other Stories)

May 2022

It Came From the Second Floor

This time, Library teens are talking about a debate happening in almost every Language Arts classroom, recommending some great film, telling us about an 80s supergroup featuring some awesome stars, diving into a duology by author Kristin Hannah, and being nostalgic over some children's books.

Part 1: Graphic Novels?

Catherine will be talking about a slightly controversial topic when it comes to Language Arts classes in schools. Graphic novels in novel studies... yay or nay? Recommendations include Rainatel Gemeier, Cece Bell, and Mariah Marsden.

Part 2: Films of the Week

Kian gives us two movie recommendations by Stanley Kubrick and Thomas Vinterberg he's watched recently and explains the meanings he's found in them. 

Part 3: The Travelling Wilburys

Bran will be introducing us to her favourite supergroup and giving us some awesome song recommendations from these 80s artists.

Part 4: Firefly Lane + Sequel

Callie will be talking about Firefly Lane and Fly Away, a duology by one of her favourite authors, Kristin Hannah. She gives us a quick synopsis and explains why these books mean so much to her.

Part 5: Children's Books & More

Prepare to feel some nostalgia as Bran and Catherine discuss some children's books from their elementary school days, such as books by Robert Munsch and the Geronimo/Thea Stilton series.

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It Came From The Second Floor is a podcast made by teens for teens. While it quite literally comes from the second floor of Halifax Central Library, teens from across the municipality add their voices to the mix. Check our teen podcast blogs for the latest and past episodes.