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Episode 12 — A Conversation with Laurie Halse Anderson

 

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Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers

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Grades 6 – 12
Podcast Series Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers
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Duration 18:28
Original Air Date Published March 01, 2009

Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.

 

A Conversation with Laurie Halse Anderson

 

A Conversation with Laurie Halse Anderson

Over the past ten years, Laurie Halse Anderson has gained the respect and admiration of adults and teens across the country for her moving portrayals of the teenage experience.  In this episode, Laurie talks about her newest book, Wintergirls (listen to an excerpt). 

Laurie also reads a poem she wrote in honor of the tenth anniversary of her award-winning first novel, Speak.

After listening to this episode, be sure to print out this list of titles recommended in the podcast.

Recommendations in this episode include

  • Wintergirls (Viking, 2009)
  • Chains (Simon & Schuster, 2008)
  • Twisted (Viking, 2007)
  • Prom (Viking, 2005)
  • Catalyst (Viking, 2002)
  • Fever 1793 (Simon & Schuster, 2000)
  • Speak (Viking, 1999)