HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 11 – People in Peril

HUSH: a podcast from your libraryThad Hartman and Lissa Staley introduce a new format for the Hush podcast — a roundtable discussion with our guests around an engaging and interesting topic — True stories, fiction and movies about People in Peril.

Listen now, download the mp3, or subscribe to “Hush: a podcast from your library” through iTunes.

It’s all about Kids in Crisis!

Our guest this episode is the fabulous Julie Nelson, Collection Development Professional. She also authors the library’s popular Lost in the Stacks column.

Julie

 

Books mentioned

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  • Ghost girl: the true story of a child in peril and the teacher who saved her by Torey Hayden
  • That Mean Old Yesterday by Stacey Patton
  • Sickened: the memoir of a Munchausen by proxy childhood by Julie Gregory
  • Room: a novel by Emma Donogue
  • A stolen life: a memoir by Jaycee Duggard
  • Another Place at the Table by Kathy Harrison
  • Augusta, Gone: a true story by Martha Dudman
  • The Unbreakable Child: a story about forgiving the unforgivable by Kim Richardson
  • The radioactive boy scout: the true story of a boy and his backyard nuclear reactor by Ken Silverstein
  • Breath: a lifetime in the rhythm of an iron lung : a memoir by Martha Mason

Movies mentioned

  • Taken
  • Sleepers
  • Slumdog Millionaire

Your turn to talk

Continue the conversation about books and movies with people in peril. Why do you like them? What can you recommend? Talk to us here on the blog, or on the library’s Goodreads group at our people in peril discussion.
Thad
Thad
Lissa
Lissa

If you have questions, comments or suggestions for future topics please comment on our blog post or send us an email at asktscpl@tscpl.org

Lissa Staley

Lissa Staley helps people use the library. She is a Book Evangelist, Health Information Librarian, Arts & Crafts Librarian, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book group leader, and frequent library customer, especially with her children. She reads a new book every few days, but recently loved Adorkable by Sarra Manning, Fortunately the Milk by Neil Gaiman and Tin Star by Cecil Castellucchi.