Day 2 of our Reading For A Lifetime series is about encouraging middle school and young adult kids to indulge in great books, and our guest Leigh Collazo has a LOT of wisdom to share on that topic. Leigh is a school librarian who serves children from over 30 different countries at an international school in China. Today she shares all about why the middle school years are her favorite when it comes to finding the right books for the right readers.
It doesn't matter what age you are—this episode is inspiring for anyone with young readers, or pre-teens, or teens, or who's ever been any of those ages. Make sure to come join the conversation in the comments on the podcast site.
Make sure to check out all of Leigh's incredible bookish resources on her blog Mrs. ReaderPants, and connect with her on Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads, and Pinterest. Books mentioned in this episode:
- Visit the podcast shownotes page for a full list of the titles mentioned! (plus a link to Leigh's MARVELOUS "Find Your Genre" quiz!
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Tell us about your favorite YA, tween, and teen reads in the comments!!