Native Washingtonian Rosalind Wiseman went to school with mean girls, then grew up to study them and the wider social dynamics of young women. She joins Kojo with former student Alexandra Petri to discuss the complexities of womanhood at different stages of life.
Summer is here and for many children that doesn’t mean a break from hitting the books. Avoiding the ‘summer slump’ often means making it through assigned reading, but there’s room for fun, too. Picture books that fire up kids’ imaginations and smart historical fiction feeds teens’ curiosity. Join us for our annual conversation about the best summer books for kids and young adults.
- Rachael Walker Children’s literacy and education outreach consultant with Reading Rockets and Start with a Book, multimedia education initiatives of WETA; writer/blogger
- Mark Hecker Executive Director, Reach Incorporated
- Meghan Cox Gurdon Children's book reviewer, The Wall Street Journal; essayist
2015 Kids & YA Summer Reading List
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