In episode 132 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:
The who, what and how of Teen Reading
Keeping teens reading can be a challenge, but what’s really going on? We talk to Deakin University research fellow Dr Bronwyn Reddan from the Teen Reading Project about teens and reading in the digital age – and it’s fascinating.
Books we mention
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Bookmail and TBR pile
‘Stuck up and Stupid’ by Angourie Rice and Kate Rice
‘Funny Kid: snowballs’ by Matt Stanton
The First Summer of Callie McGee by A. L. Tait
Teacher, Teacher: Stories of Inspirational Educators, edited by Megan Daley
The Beehive by Megan Daley, ill. by Max Hamilton (Feb 2024, preorders available)
Teen Reading research
Dr Bronwyn Reddan is a Research Fellow at Deakin University working on the ARC linkage project “Discovering a ‘Good Read’: Cultural Pathways to Reading for Australian Teens in a Digital Age”.
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