Reading with Your Kids Ft. Leslea Wahl & Rosie Russell!

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Reading with Your Kids Special Edition: In Conversation with Authors Leslea Wahl & Rosie Russell

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We have a very special episode for you today! Our favorite author Leslie Wahl is back on the Reading with your kids podcast to tell us all about the Dystopian books!  Listen in to learn what does dystopian novel and some great suggestions on dystopian books that you can co-read with teens and young adults. These books are guaranteed to thrill and terrify you.

We are also joined by author Rosie Russell to talk about her latest book titled Moonshadow Mae, a Charming picture book about a child’s fascination with the moon mixes science and rhymes for youngest readers!!

Tune in to hear some interesting facts about the moon including bits about the shape of the moon, space travel, and gravity!! You’re going to just love hearing Rosie’s insightful thoughts about sharing these fun facts with kids!


Learn more about Leslea Wahl

Leslea WahlLeslea lives in beautiful Colorado with her husband and three children. Their own life of adventure includes traveling, skiing, and scuba diving. Leslea strives to write fiction that will inspire readers to use their own talents and gifts to glorify God. Leslie has been a creator of stories with ideas swirling through her head. She is thrilled now to be able to share some of them with others. For many years she has been driven by a belief that our purpose in life is to use our gifts to glorify God and lead others to Him. She feels blessed to have found a way to intertwine her two passions by creating adventurous stories with positive Christian messages for today’s youth. Not only does she hopes to entertain with her writing, but also to inspire others to find their gifts as well.

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Books from this episode

I am Margaret by Corrina Turner

Chasing Liberty: Book One in the Liberty Trilogy by Theresa Linden

Pulse (The Pulse Effex) by L.R. Burkard



Here’s more information about Rosie Russell




More about Moonshadow Mae

Mae is a happy girl and loves many things.

One thing she adores the most is the moon.

She is in awe of the glowing shine and the shadows left behind.

Come along and enjoy this rhyming tale as Mae explores the wonders of the atmosphere above.

Enclosed are fun facts, special craft, and a yummy recipe in the back of this book.


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In this episode, you’ll hear

  • Middle grade and young adult author Leslea Wahl suggests 3 Dystopian novels for teens that you can co-read with your teens.
  • Rosie Russell talks about her latest kidlit  Moonshadow Mae
  • What inspired her to write this book and what the book is all about?
  • What does Rosie hope readers will take away from this book?
  • What is she currently working on, a message she would like to share with his readers and much more.


A big thank you to Leslea Wahl & Rosie Russell for sharing these wonderful books with us and for joining us on the Reading with your kids podcast!


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