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Hosted by Matthew Winner, elementary school librarian and co-founder of All The Wonders. The Children's Book Podcast features insightful and sincere interviews with authors, illustrators, and everyone involved in taking a book from drawing board to bookshelf. 

Feb 16, 2021

David Levithan shares THE MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF AIDAN S. (AS TOLD TO HIS BROTHER). It’s David’s middle grade debut and the premise rests on what it means to tell your truth and what it means for someone to believe you. Aiden disappears and is missing for six days before suddenly being discovered in the attic of his house by his younger brother. The attic was searched multiple times, and yet here he is. Stranger still, Aiden mumbles something about visiting another world and Lucas, his brother, cannot shake the importance of believing his brother, no matter how unbelievable the story. Truly, this one is awesome. And every comparison you might draw to other portal travel novels is so beautifully met with David Levithan’s world-building in the small town that now needs to reconcile with Aiden’s mysterious return. Cannot wait for you to read it so we can talk about it.

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