Rereading Our Childhood

Rereading Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink

November 16, 2023 Mary Grace McGeehan and Deborah Kalb Season 1 Episode 14
Rereading Our Childhood
Rereading Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink
Show Notes

On this episode, Deborah and Mary Grace read Carol Ryrie Brink's 1935 Newbery Medal winner Caddie Woodlawn, which is based on Brink's grandmother's childhood adventures on the Wisconsin frontier. 

Mentioned on this episode:

Caddie Woodlawn's Family by Carol Ryrie Brink (previously titled Magical Melons) (1939)

Two Are Better Than One by Carol Ryrie Brink (1968)

Louly by Carol Ryrie Brink (1974)

Mary Grace mentioned what she thought were two different blog posts on a website about portrayals of American Indians in children's books. Actually, it was just one post: https://americanindiansinchildrensliterature.blogspot.com/2007/03/reflections-on-caddie-woodlawn-teaching.html.

The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich (1999) 

The Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder

You can find Debby’s author interviews on her blog, Books Q&A by Deborah Kalb, and Mary Grace’s adventures in the 1920s on her blog, My Life 100 Years Ago.

This episode was edited by Adam Linder of Bespoken Podcasting.

Podcast website at rereadingourchildhood.com