Stormy Weather

Stormy Weather for Some

Mar 16, 2020
Kansas State Library

Hello, everyone, I am Richard Brookman the Consultant for Southwest Kansas Library System and the owner and co-host of the podcast ComicPop Library.

In today’s Book Byte, I am going to be discussing Paulette Jiles’ book entitled Stormy Weather, published by Harper Perennial in 2008, original copyright is 2007.  This is a trade paperback edition borrowed from the Bucklin Public Library.

Farm Security Administration

This is Leslie VonHolten of Chase County, Kansas, with another HPPR Radio Readers Book Byte.

One of my favorite characters in Stormy Weather by Paulette Jiles is Winifred Beasley, the county health department nurse who is sent to care for the youngest sister, Bea, as she heals from a fall down a well.

Radio Readers BookByte: The Comfort of a Mythic Place

Jan 31, 2020
Wikimedia Commons

Hi. I’m Valerie Mendoza talking to you today from one of my favorite places—my public library in Topeka. I just finished reading Stormy Weather by Paulette Giles and wanted to share some thoughts with my fellow HPPR Radio Readers.

Radio Readers BookByte: Knit Together by Radio

Jan 29, 2020
Wikimedia

This is Leslie VonHolten of Strong City, Kansas, with another HPPR Radio Readers Book Byte.

The characters of Paulette Jiles’s Stormy Weather are knit together by radio—that medium that brought solace to an anxious nation during the Great Depression, and of course is dear to our hearts here at HPPR.

In the book, it is Bea, t

Radio Readers BookByte: Love Those Stoddard Women

Jan 22, 2020
Dorthea Lange, Farm Security Administration / Library of Congress

Hi, I’m Marcy McKay from Amarillo and author of the award-winning novel, Pennies from Burger Heaven.

I’ve loved stories my whole life, so I’m thrilled to be a Radio Reader for High Plains Public Radio’s Book Club. I couldn’t wait to get started on Stormy Weather by Paulette Jiles.