Literacy and Reading http://publicradiotulsa.org en Books for Vacations, Escapes, and Getaways of All Kinds: Summer Reading Suggestions from Nancy Pearl http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/books-vacations-escapes-and-getaways-all-kinds-summer-reading-suggestions-nancy-pearl <p>On this installment of ST, we welcome back Nancy Pearl, our longtime book reviewer. Nancy is a former librarian --- and former Tulsan --- who's also a bestselling author, editor, critic, and book advocate. She's also the former Executive Director of the Washington Center for the Book at the Seattle Public Library. She can be heard on NPR's Morning Edition, where she regularly offers good-reading tips, and her wide-ranging, well-researched recommendations have also been collected into the ongoing and highly popular "Book Lust" series of volumes. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:10:32 +0000 Rich Fisher 62794 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Books for Vacations, Escapes, and Getaways of All Kinds: Summer Reading Suggestions from Nancy Pearl "Why Kids Need to Read What They Want --- and Why We Should Let Them" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/why-kids-need-read-what-they-want-and-why-we-should-let-them <p>Our guest is Michael Smith, a professor of teaching and learning at the Temple University College of Education. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 22:19:59 +0000 Rich Fisher 52536 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Why Kids Need to Read What They Want --- and Why We Should Let Them"