Engaging and Educating Through Children’s Literature: A Conversation with Lori Orlinsky and Alysson Bourque
Grades: K - 12

On this episode of the Classroom Matters podcast host Kristy Houle chats with a pair of popular children’s book authors: Lori Orlinsky and Alysson Bourque.

Lori Orlinsky is CDC-certified in Bully Prevention and Response Training and serves as a National Bullying Prevention Center Ambassador. She has also earned multiple awards for her children’s books such as Being Small (Isn’t So Bad After All), The Tooth Fairy’s Tummy Ache, and Balloons for Tiger.

Meanwhile, Alysson Bourque is also an incredibly accomplished author, earning multiple awards with her adventures in children’s literature, namely her immensely popular “Alycat” book series. With such titles in the line of books like Alycat and the Cattywampus Wednesday and Alycat and the Tournament Tuesday, the Alycat series continues to both entertain and educate its readers.

 During this episode we focus on how both of these amazing women dived into the world of writing and the impact of children’s literature on students in and out of the classroom.