With the inauguration of our new president and vice president, Nicole has some great book selections for kids about the White House, Presidents of the United States, and more. Plus Sara has a sneak peak of next month's new DVDs.
Sara spins the Wheel of Movies and lands on 2019's Little Women. Prepare yourself for a lively discussion on this unique version of the classic story.
Little Women stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, Louis Garrel, Meryl Streep and Chris Cooper.
Here's the IMDb listing: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3281548/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
MCPL cardholders can reserve a copy here: http://mcpac.mcpl.lib.ny.us/record=b2013899
Sara and Nicole have some ideas to support your New Year Resolutions for 2021!
Lose weight like crazy even if you have a crazy life! : life lessons and a breakthrough 30-day nutrition and fitness solution! / Autumn Calabrese
Stay positive : encouraging quotes and messages to fuel your life with positive energy / Jon Gordon, Daniel Decker
How to say no without feeling guilty : and say yes to more time, more joy, and what matters most to you / Patti Breitman and Connie Hatch
Don't panic! : how to manage your finances and Financial anxieties during and after Coronavirus : tips, tricks, and guaranteed ways to secure your future / Christine Ibbotson
The 30-day money cleanse : take control of your finances, manage your spending, and de-stress your money for good / Ashley Feinstein Gerstley
The art of happiness at work / His holiness the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler
The art of happiness : a handbook for living / the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler
How to be a conscious eater : making food choices that are good for you, others, and the planet / Sophie Egan ; illustrated by Iris Gottlieb
Intuitive eating : a revolutionary anti-diet approach / Evelyn Tribole, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S, Elyse Resch, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S, FAND
Fitness Professional's Manual
Dance Class Programs
Keeping Kids Active While Homeschooling
Kids Active Indoors
Teens can participate in health library programs here: https://bookriot.com/read-harder-2021/?amp_js_v=0.1
Sal also has some wild "holidays" celebrated in January... check them out, along with the rest of the year, here:
The podcast team picks their "favorite" things of 2020. It's a strange episode. Stick with us.
Here are pictures of Sara's "interesting animal facts":
Nicole's Favorite Things:
Sal's Favorite Things:
In this very seasonal movie chat, we discuss 1989's holiday classic, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation!
MCPL cardholders can reserve their copy here: http://mcpac.mcpl.lib.ny.us/record=b1366526
Sara and Nicole have some book recommendations to wrap up your 2020.
The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow
Little bookshop of murder / Maggie Blackburn
The last story of Mina Lee / Nancy Jooyoun Lee
Earthlings / Sayaka Murata ; translated from the Japanese by Ginny Tapley Takemori
The cold millions / Jess Walter
Anxious people / Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith
Nicole's Picks (via BookRiot):
Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins / written by Eric A. Kimmel ; illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman
Leave me alone / Vera Brosgol
Grandma's gift / Eric Velasquez
Li'l Rabbit's Kwanzaa / Donna L. Washington ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Ramadan moon / Na'ima B. Robert ; [illustrations by] Shirin Adl
The mitten [electronic resource eBook] / a Ukrainian folktale adapted and illustrated by Jan Brett
The Lotterys more or less / Emma Donoghue ; illustrated by Caroline Hadilaksono
Seven spools of thread : a Kwanzaa story / by Angela Shelf Medearis ; illustrated by Daniel Minter
Santa’s Husband by Daniel Kibblesmith and AP Quach
It's that time of year when you may feel like watching a holiday or winter-themed flick...this is the episode to hear Sara and Nicole's picks!
Holiday DVDs are now available to browse and check out for MCPL cardholders. Ask a librarian for details.
Nicole's picks came from Common Sense Media. For those lists, go to https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/best-holiday-movies-for-kids or https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/best-winter-break-movies-for-kids
Sara's picks are:
Radio City Christmas Spectacular
Disney’s A Christmas Carol
The Christmas Bunny
Plus... Elizabeth is here to talk about this year's Virtual Women's EXPO 2020! If you want to register to attend this virtual event and shop to support local women-owned businesses, visit http://www.womensEXPOli.org. And it you'd like to participate in this year's fab raffle, go here: https://go.rallyup.com/wexpoli20
What's become a bit of a tradition here at the podcast...Sal asking Nicole and Sara silly questions about food and such.
Listen to our other Thanksgiving episodes, including the infamous first trivia episode where Sara questions the veracity of our data and the true cost of a Thanksgiving Day meal.
Nicole's turn to pick a flick! This week it's our first "documentary," 2001's Winged Migration. It's about birds. And migration. But is this your typical documentary? Listen to find out.
Reserve your copy here with your MCPL library card: https://mcpac.mcpl.lib.ny.us/record=b1393767
IMDb listing here : https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0301727/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
A fantastic article about making the film by Patricia Thomson: https://www.patriciathomson.net/home/winged-migration