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Episode 61 — Latino Literature for Teens

 

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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 18:00
Original Air Date Published April 26, 2013

Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.

 

Calendar Activities

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Calendar Activities

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  January 19

Poet and author Pat Mora was born on this day in 1942.

Students study and write extended metaphors through the use of Pat Mora's book.

 

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  September 15

Hispanic Heritage Month begins today.

Students brainstorm all the various aspects of Hispanic culture and compile topics to research. Groups then research topics and present their information to the class.

 

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Podcast Episodes

Grades   6 – 12  |  Podcast Episode

A Conversation with Matt de la Peña

Tune in to hear Matt discuss some of the thinking behind his newest novel, We Were Here.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Podcast Episode

A Conversation with Francisco X. Stork

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.

 

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