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Episode 54 — A Conversation with E. Lockhart

 

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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 19:40
Original Air Date Published September 07, 2012

Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.

 

Episode 54 – A Conversation with E. Lockhart

 

Episode 54 – A Conversation with E. Lockhart

Since the publication of The Boyfriend List in 2005, E. Lockhart has consistently delivered stories about interesting, intelligent, complicated teenage girls – girls who are navigating relationships with boys as well as the world around them. Tune in to hear Emily talk about creating girl characters who try to ignite social change and challenge social hierarchies, the approach she takes to the writing process, and her thoughts on reader response to her books.

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:

  • The Boyfriend List (Delacorte, 2005)
  • Fly on the Wall (Delacorte, 2006)
  • The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks (Hyperion, 2008)