Episode 159: Great Summer Books For Your Tweens And Teens!

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We’re talking with YA expert Sandie Chen about which books you should be getting for your kids for summer reading!

Parenting Bytes - summer reading for teens and tweens

We love our annual Summer Reading episode with Sandie Chen! We’ve got your kids’ summer reading lists done, with this diverse group of books for every teen and tween interest. From fantasy to space adventures to romance to a Civil War story with zombies, Sandie has brought us a little bit of everything! Plus, we talk about the benefits of listening to books with your kids. And, our Bytes of the Week!

Episode Links

Summer Reading

Sandie Chen, Common Sense Media

Teen Lit Rocks

The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas

Children of Blood and Bone, by Tomi Adeyemi

Dread Nation, by Justina Ireland

Long Way Down, by Jason Reynolds

The War That Saved My Life, by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

The War I Finally Won, by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Starry Eyes, by Jenn Bennett

I have Lost My Way, by Gail Forman

If I Stay (book 1), by Gail Forman

Where She Went (book 2), by Gail Forman

Red Rising Trilogy Series, by Pierce Brown

Red Rising, by Pierce Brown

Golden Son (Red Rising book 2), by Pierce Brown

Morning Star (Red Rising book 3), by Pierce Brown

Iron Gold (Red Rising book 4), by Pierce Brown

Dark Age (Red Rising book 5), by Pierce Brown

Harry Potter Boxed Set

Sky In The Deep, by Adrienne Young

Common Sense Media book reviews for teens

Bytes of the Week

Wannerstedt on Instagram

Andreas Wannerstedt’s website

Abby Wambach’s remarks as delivered at Barnard College

Abby Wambach’s Barnard Commencement 2018

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