S6 E10 Adib Khorram, Tess Sharpe, Benjamin Dreyer
On the Podcast: Adib Khorram, Tess Sharpe, and Benjamin Dreyer

In this episode, meet Adib Khorram, author of Seven Special Somethings: A Nowruz Story, Tess Sharpe, author of The Girls I’ve Been, and Benjamin Dreyer, author of Dreyer’s English: Adapted for Young Readers. Go behind the mic to learn what it was like to record a picture book celebrating the Persian New Year, a YA thriller about a con artist’s daughter, and a young readers’ adaptation of a certain radical grammatical guide. There’s so much to learn and enjoy in this episode.

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Author: Adib Khorram
Read By: Adib Khorram

Seven Special Somethings is an audiobook for young listeners celebrating Persian New Year by award-winning author Adib Khorram. Kian can’t wait for Persian New Year! Can Kian find seven special somethings to make a new haft seen before his family arrives for their Nowruz celebration?

Author: Tess Sharpe
Read By: Tess Sharpe

As the daughter of a con-artist who targets criminal men, Nora O’Malley has been a lot of girls. In the novel The Girls I’ve Been the tables are turned, and Nora must use her experiences on the “wrong side” of the law to save herself and others when she’s taken hostage in a bank heist.

Adapted from the New York Times bestseller by Random House’s longtime copy chief, Dreyer’s English (Adapted for Young Readers), is an informative and witty guide to writing and grammar for young audiences that entertains as well as instructs.

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