Literature

Office Hours podcast: Student interviews her professor, author Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint

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This is the second entry of Office Hours, NewsHour EXTRA’s podcast devoted to students interviewing their favorite professors about their work. Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: Hong Kong police arrest children’s book authors in free speech crackdown

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Following more arrests related to the Hong Kong protests, PBS NewsHour discusses a children’s book labeled as “seditious” Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: Misty Copeland’s children’s book works to eliminate stereotypes about ballet

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Why one artist wrote a children’s book to try to make dance more inclusive Continue reading

Learn about Toni Morrison’s life and literary legacy

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the Pulitzer Prize winning author Toni Morrison who died at age 88 on Aug. 5, 2019. Continue reading

A high school senior’s top 6 NewsHour-reviewed books to read before college

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  By Amanda Wilcox The following six books have had a great impact on me not just due to their authors’ talent for writing, but…read more

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