There are books that stick with us throughout the years, and after reading Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher a little over a decade ago, I knew it would be one of them. The premise is haunting, but it begins an important discussion that needs to be had, especially in an age where bullying continues to be prevalent. It was quite fascinating to see how I connected to this title as a teenager, and now as a young adult with Netflixâ€™s adapted series.
Seeing book adaptations on screen (whether film or television) is always fun to do when you’ve readÂ the book. It’s also a great way to introduce the book to a wider audience. Take a look at nine upcoming adaptations that you should listen to before seeing them on screen. Read more
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Use audiobooks to start important conversations about bullying with your kids. Visit www.thebullyconversation.com to request a FREE CD sampler and hear interviews with Laurie Halse Anderson, David Levithan, and more! Read more