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Episode 49 — A Conversation with Francisco X. Stork
|Grades||6 – 12|
|Podcast Series||Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers
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|Original Air Date||Published April 23, 2012|
Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.
In the world of young adult literature, there are certain authors readers can count on to engage both their minds and their hearts in a good story. Francisco X. Stork is one of those authors. Tune in to hear how Francisco's novels explore themes of religious faith and ambition, how his own life experiences are reflected in his books, and how he thinks about the diverse Latino characters he has created.
After listening to this episode, be sure to print out this list of recommended titles to take to the library or book seller.
Books featured in this episode:
- Marcelo in the Real World (Arthur A. Levine, 2009)
- The Last Summer of the Death Warriors (Arthur A. Levine, 2010)
- Irises (Arthur A. Levine, 2012)