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Episode 25 - Orbiting Jupiter
Steven Arin, and Angel from Carter G. Woodson Charter School in Chicago.

Steven Arin, and Angel from Carter G. Woodson Charter School in Chicago.

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Imagine walking to school in 20 degree cold, milking cows in a barn in rural Maine, meeting a kid too young to be a dad. That's the world created by Gary D. Schmidt in his novel "Orbiting Jupiter." Students from Chicago's Carter G. Woodson Middle School discuss the novel with host Kitty Felde. Our celebrity reader is the former Governor and current U.S. Senator from Maine, Angus King.

Celebrity reader, U.S. Senator Angus King, the former governor of Maine.

Celebrity reader, U.S. Senator Angus King, the former governor of Maine.

Writer Gary D. Schmidt

Writer Gary D. Schmidt


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Book Recommendations from Carter G. Woodson:

Addy on the Inside – James Howe
A Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L’Engle  
Wonder – R.J. Palacio
Mark of the Thief - Jennifer A. Nielsen 

Book Recommendations from Senator Angus King:

Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle
Lincoln at Gettysburg – Garry Wills
Governor’s Travels: How I Left Politics, Learned to Back Up a Bus, and Found America – Angus King



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