This summer as you pack your bags for a get away or head to the beach for the day, we want to suggest some amazing stories for you to listen to. All school year we at Listenwise curate the best public radio stories for your classroom. But we know you are busy and probably miss many of our suggestions. Summer is the time to catch up! We’ve devised this list to be interesting, inspiring and thought provoking.
If you have favorite stories you don’t see here and would like to suggest, please do! Click here to send us the link.
Story about an author:
Lois Lowery and the Giver
Story about a scientist:
A Scientist’s Discovery about the Universe
Story about a significant person in history:
Marian Anderson and Segregation
Story that will make you think about the world:
Unrest in Baltimore
If you are reading…
- Lord of the Flies – Listen to this related story.
- The House on Mango Street – Listen to this story on immigration or this interview with the author.
- The Hunger Games – Listen to a story connecting themes in the book to current events.
- Into the Wild – Listen to an interview with the author.
Share these stories with your young children: