Peaches and Sourcream Children’s Foundation, Inc. promotes the JOY of reading for children in grades k-4th. This platform was created to help children find their voices in reading by simply allowing them to read aloud from books of their own choosing. Our podcast is a virtual library, a place where people gather to read an eclectic collection of books on various genres so that children can tune in and listen to a variety of voices. This is not a place to project perfection but a place of connection where learning to read is a work in progress. Sign up children today atRobin.Muldor@gmail.com
In today’s episode author Deborah Hatchett insists that Founder/CEO Robin Muldor reads from her book “ A Mouse in My House” ( 1997) This book is a children’s book for early learners. It is a story about mice who take food from a women’s house without asking for permission. The author Deborah Hatchett is a graduate of Howard University in Washington, D.C. and a former K-12 educator for the school district of Philadelphia. She performs music and storytelling for PreK-1st grade
It’s raining and pouring and our Founder/CEO Mrs. Robin was snoring. She peeked from underneath the sheets and decided to curl up and read a good book before falling back to sleep. Ira Sleeps Over by Bernard Waber (1972 & 2000)
Today’s Fuzzy Peach Reader is Jackson Robinson of Charlotte, N.C. He is a bright 7 year old and a rising 3rd grader. He enjoys playing basketball & football, and playing golf with his grandfather. When he grows up he wants to be a firefighter, and or a football & basketball player. He has chosen to read “ Go, Dog. Go! by P. D. Eastman
At a time when this country is riddled with racism, hatred & violence, we take a moment to praise the existence of every Black child. You can find a list of ten great books posted on our website’s blog at peachesandsourcream.com
Today’s episode is an ode to the office of the presidency. Unfortunately, America’s children are experiencing a time in history when keeping peace and other issues of mutual interest seems like a thing of the past. Today’s reader is Founder/CEO Robin Muldor-Engram. Since the voting age of 18, she has lived through the presidency of Ronald Reagan, George H. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack H. Obama, and they each left the office of the presidency with its dignity intact. Listen as she reads “ about the nation’s most famous home with Woodrow and his family as they work and play in the White House. The title of today’s story is “ Woodrow, the White House Mouse” written and illustrated by Peter & Cheryl Barnes. Here’s a chance for parents to give their young reader an early start about the functions of the Office of the Presidency of the United States of America. One of its most important aspects is to create PEACE can be found on page 14.
Today’s episode is for the love of Art. Today’s guest reader is Mary Glendening , Director of the Middletown Library in Media, PA. She reads in the spirit of her son Jimmy—a rising 9th grader. She has chosen to read “ Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean Michel Basquiat” by Java Steptoe
Today’s episode is a special reading with a marvelous twist. Featured is a duo—a grandmother & her granddaughter creating a wonderful opportunity for a memorable experience through shared reading. Ms. Jones and her granddaughter are from San Diego, California. They have chosen to read “ Are You My Mother?” by P.D. Eastman. We would like to thank Ms. Jones and Deanna for lending their voices to the mission and vision of Peaches and Sourcream Children’s Foundation, Inc.
Today’s episode features guest reader Karen Burrell. She is a teacher for the School District of Philadelphia. She’s been teaching for 26 years. She is a highly skilled and qualified educator who loves reading a lot. She reads aloud to her students quite a bit . She has chosen to read aloud today, “ Thank You, Mr. Falker” by Patricia Polacco.
Today’s episode features Mrs. Jenny Delacruz. She is a licensed counselor specializing in family conflicts, trauma, and parenting issues. She’s also a philanthropist who advocates for human rights; her work focuses on promoting diversity. In this episode she reads an excerpt from her new book due for release June 1, 2020: “ Momma, Can I Sleep With You Tonight? Helping Children Cope With the Impact of COVID-19. You may find more of Jenny’s work at www.cobbscreekpublishing.com or on her YouTube Channel : Storytime with Ms. Melange
Today’s episode features guest reader Kharee Howard of Philadelphia. He is a wonderful and bright 4th grader at the Gesu Catholic School. He loves playing with his cars, drawing, running, and helping his mother. He has chosen to read “ Shamu and the Adventurous Seal Pup” by Mark Shulman
Today’s episode is in honor of Mother’s Day. It is our spoken word segment. Our guest reader Ms. Priscilla Gough Grinage reads from “ Of Thee I Sing : A Letter to My Daughters” by The Former President of The United States of America, President Barack Obama. This inspiring book is befitting for these current times of COVID-19, a celebration of girl power and the strength of the many contributions woman have made as trailblazers. It also highlights the male counterparts for the attributions of paving the way as pioneers. Ms. Priscilla Grinage is a doctoral candidate who currently teaches 4th grade at the Barack H. Obama Elementary Magnet School of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. She has been educating children for 22 years. She has been applauded for her efforts receiving “ Teacher of the Year” twice , 2004-2005 & 2016-2017 school years. We thank Ms. Grinage for lending her voice to the mission and vision of Peaches and Sourcream Children’s Foundation, Inc.
Today’s episode features guest reader Aniya Hill of Delaware. She is a rising 5th grader who loves reading, writing, and composing short stories. She has chosen to read “ How to Catch a Snowman” by Adam Wallace.
Today’s episode is in observance of Cinco de Mayo , a celebration of the Mexican Culture—a widely observed anniversary of the Battle of Puebla—the Mexican Army that won an unlikely war in 1862 against the French Forces of Napoleon III. Our guest reader is Ms. Relina Bonilla. She has over 20 years as an early childhood educator. Although she is of Latino or Hispanic descent, she is not Mexican but Puerto Rican. Yet, Ms. Relina Bonilla embraces the diversified beauty in the Spanish language. In this episode you will hear Ms. Relina Bonilla’s use of her bilingual skills as she reads in Spanish and translates in English. She has chosen to read from two books: Oh What a Headache! & Oh My Gosh, Miss. McNosh! . We thank Ms. Relina Bonilla for lending her voice to the mission and vision of Peaches and Sourcream Children’s Foundation, Inc.
Today is our 2nd Kid Korner Read Aloud. This episode features guest reader Lihana Brown. Her chosen book is “ One Word From Sophia” by James Averbeck & Yasmeen Ismail. She is a 2nd grader at the Gwynedd Square Elementary School. She’s an avid reader of all kinds of books. When she is not reading , she draws, dances, sings, and so much more. She has a vivid imagination and hopes to become a scientist when she grows up.
This is a special episode. The Month of May is Foster Care Awareness Month. Today’s guest reader is Dr. Judith L. Outten. Tune in as she reads from her book “The Shoebox Kid” and engage in a very interesting Q & A segment. She even asks our Founder & CEO Robin Muldor-Engram about her personal experiences as a former foster child. They discuss placement, trauma, safety and of course, reading. We would like to thank Dr. Judith L. Outten ... “ Dr. O” for lending her voice to the mission and vision of Peaches and Sourcream Children’s Foundation, Inc.
Today’s episode features guest reader Alan Clark. He has chosen to read “ Pete the Cat:Snow Daze” by James Dean. It is his 6 year old son Kristopher’s favorite book. We are excited because Alan provides a male perspective of reading with young boys of color. He suggests starting with enhancing their self esteem, allowing them the chance to open up to receiving knowledge , and then, discarding some of the technology which has become main distractors. He says, children who are over stimulated find it difficult to sit quietly with a book. We would like to thank Alan Clark for lending his voice to the mission and vision of Peaches and Sourcream Children’s Foundation, Inc.
Today’s episode features Mr. Keith Henderson. He has chosen to read “African American Inventors and Their Inventions” by Dr. Anita C. President. Bonus Q&A segment . Mr. Henderson gives (one) male’s perspective about why reading for African American boys may be challenging. The number one cause is the lack of interest. They lack interest in reading because they don’t see themselves enough and not in a positive light—something everyone needs to pique their interest, which might lead to the JOY of reading. We thank Mr. Keith for lending his voice for the mission and vision of Peaches and Sourcream Children’s Foundation.
This is our 1st Kid Korner episode featuring our first Fuzzy Peach Reader Miss. Amirah Drew-Muldor. She is a very bright and cheerful 6 year old. Today she will be reading from Goodbye, Friend.!Hello , Friend! by Cori Doerrfeld
Today’s episode features our guest reader Ms. Kathy McBurnett. With over twenty-five years of experience, Ms. McBurnett is a very qualified and skilled educator. Today she will be reading a timeless classic“The Little Engine That Could” by Watty Piper. She has chosen to read “The Little Engine That Could “ because it was the first book her parents bought for her at the elementary school book fair. It also helped to establish her optimistic attitude... “ anyone can do anything if they first believe”. Sit back and relax. You are in for a treat. Listen and then share. Original Copyrights 1930 Publication by Platt & Munk
Peaches and Sourcream Children’s Foundation, Inc. Founder/CEO Robin Muldor-Engram reads and sings in celebration of National Poetry Month. She begins with reading from “ In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming and then culminates with a singing the nursery rhyme, “ Mary Had a Little Lamb”. The objective of today’s reading is to encourage everyone to enjoy language. Two of the best ways are reading and singing.
Today’s episode features Founder/CEO Robin Muldor-Engram celebrating the Love of Words as she reads excerpts from works of : Alma Flor Ada, Langston Hughes, Kwame Alexander, Shel Silverstein and Gwendolyn Brooks
Founder/ CEO Robin Muldor-Engram shares some of her favorite childhood stories. Today she reads about “Miss Suzy a little gray squirrel who lives happily in her oak-tree home until she is chased away by some mean red squirrels. Poor Miss Suzy is very sad. But soon she finds a beautiful dollhouse and meets a band of brave toy soldiers.” We invite you to join Ms. Robin to find out how the story ends. Copyrights (1964) belong to The Purple House Publishing Company and the estates of Miriam Young & Arnold Lobel