Are you all ears?

What's a podcast? The Podcast Host says it's "an audio program, like radio, but you can subscribe to it on your smartphone and listen to it whenever you like. It's usually focused on a particular topic or theme and you can listen to it on a phone or a computer or tablet. There are so many different ones, there's sure to be one that interests you!

Don't forget to track your summer stories

NPR Student Podcast Challenge Winners

Each year, NPR hosts a podcast challenge to students. Find/listen to the 25 finalists and read more about the finalists here! The 2020 Winners are:

Middle School Winners: Masked Kids

High School Winners: Climate Change & Environmental Racism

Great for Younger Folks

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls - sample episodes: Temple Grandin, Julia Child, Frida Kahlo, Greta Thunberg

Stories Kids Seem to Like - selections from This American Life. Try: Middle School, Squirrel Cop, Notes on Camp

Middle School Podcast Playlist: Ranges from myths, legends, and adventure to time travel, reading, and writing.

Podcasts To Pair with CSLP’s Summer Reading Theme - SLJ

Teens Tune In

Teenager Therapy

This American Life: Recommended - try: Harper High School Part I & Part II

High School Podcast Playlist: 13 episodes, wide array of fiction and nonfiction, from fantasy to horror and tech.

Listening For All Ages

Short Wave - NPR - Science for everyone about 10 minutes every weekday

Listen to What They’re Saying - Learn to see through protesters’ eyes with these podcasts (NY Times)

NPR Student Podcast Challenge 2020 Winner - Group of students from Brooklyn exploring how environmental racism and climate change affect their neighborhood

Podcasts for Middle School Kids