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Engaging teen and young adult readers


Opening up the world of books to young people has become more of a challenge in the age of technology and social media. The good news? There are many relevant, engaging and accessible books for a wide range of readers. We talk with Lauren Wolk about her new book- My Own Lightning, a sequel to her Newberry Honor–winning debut Wolf Hollow. And we talk with Meg Krohn, Young Adult librarian at the Falmouth Public Library about a series of author talks to engage readers.

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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.