In this episode of This is the Author meet Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy, Torrey Maldonado, author of Tight, and Heather Won Tesoriero, author of The Class. Hear how these authors are redefining what it means to be a superheroâ€“ whether itâ€™s by standing up for Americaâ€™s youth in underrepresented communities, writing stories that speak to the superhero in all young people, or introducing us to a superhero science teacher and his awe-inspiring students. Plus, discover how one author would use a time machine to find one of his dream narrators.
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After a summer of fun, it’s time to head back to school! For many kids, the first few days are exciting…but once they get in a routine, that can quickly turn to boredom or dread. So, keep young listeners interested in learning and school, or bolster them with confidence for the classroom by sharing these fun, relatable, and timely audiobooks. Read more
Darius Kellner has never fit in. His mom is Iranian, and his dad is white. He doesnâ€™t really speak Farsi, but his little sister, Laleh, does. Heâ€™s into Star Trek, Lord of the Rings, and tea. Not many people at his high school in Portland, Oregon, share those interests. He also has depression, which doesnâ€™t make anything easier. Read more
This PRHA Contributor is Keir Graff. He is the author of The Phantom Tower.
Hereâ€™s the conundrum: as a writer, I craft my words for their effect on strangers, but I canâ€™t read my own writing the way those strangers can. Read more
The bond between sisters is one of the most formative relationships a young girl or woman can experience. Read more