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Teens as Writers

Duration: 14:50

If you talk with many teens, you'll soon become aware of the remarkable variety of writing they produce in their everyday lives.  Whether it's blog entries or a diary, letters or emails, essays or rants, teens today are writing for their own purposes, both in and out of school, in ways that are personally important to them.  In honor of NCTE's National Day on Writing, tune in to hear about the growing number of books featuring teens who write.  

After listening to this episode, be sure to print out this list of recommended titles to take to the library or book seller.

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