young reader http://wvxu.org en New Book Helps Kids Understand Economics http://wvxu.org/post/new-book-helps-kids-understand-economics <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Experts agree teaching children about money early is the best way to prepare them to make informed financial decisions as adults, but few schools have financial literacy programs, and parents don’t often talk to their kids about money. Patrick Burke<strong>, </strong>CPA, attorney and managing partner at the law firm <a href="http://burkecpa.com/" target="_blank">Burke &amp; Schindler</a>, has published a new book to help children understand economics. Wed, 07 May 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 26410 at http://wvxu.org New Book Helps Kids Understand Economics Storytime Day Encourages Young Readers http://wvxu.org/post/storytime-day-encourages-young-readers <p><a href="http://www.josephbeth.com/" target="_blank">&nbsp;&nbsp;</a></p><p><a href="http://www.josephbeth.com/" target="_blank">Joseph-Beth Booksellers</a></p><p><a href="http://www.josephbeth.com/" target="_blank">&nbsp;</a></p> Sun, 30 Mar 2014 10:30:10 +0000 Mark Perzel 24824 at http://wvxu.org Storytime Day Encourages Young Readers Pitching for Success http://wvxu.org/post/pitching-success <p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 24411 at http://wvxu.org Pitching for Success "Pretty Girl-13" is a haunting new young adult novel http://wvxu.org/post/pretty-girl-13-haunting-new-young-adult-novel <p><strong><a href="http://www.lizcoley.com/NEW/">Liz Coley</a></strong> is an accomplished local author whose new young adult novel, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Pretty-Girl-13-Liz-Coley/dp/0062127373/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1392907712&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=liz+coley"><strong>Pretty Girl-13</strong></a>, is a haunting tale of a kidnapped teenaged girl who must reclaim and rebuild her life after 3 years in captivity. Barbara Gray spoke with the author about the research she put into this book and the reaction to it so far.</p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:00:05 +0000 Barbara Gray 23548 at http://wvxu.org "Pretty Girl-13" is a haunting new young adult novel A new book about Thomas Jefferson written and illustrated for younger readers http://wvxu.org/post/new-book-about-thomas-jefferson-written-and-illustrated-younger-readers <p>In advance of President’s Day, Lee Hay talks by phone with artist and author <strong>Maira Kalman</strong> about her new young people’s book, <strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Thomas-Jefferson-Liberty-Pursuit-Everything/dp/0399240403/ref=sr_1_2?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1390922929&amp;sr=1-2&amp;keywords=maria+kalman">Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything.</a>&nbsp;</strong></p><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Lee Hay 22392 at http://wvxu.org A new book about Thomas Jefferson written and illustrated for younger readers