Lauren Tarshis: how the I Survived series first began

Lauren Tarshis, author of the I Survived series, recently joined us on the podcast to talk about why her stories of survival resonate so deeply with young readers. But how did the idea for her bestselling series first come about? The answer has to do with her role as mother of three boys and as editor of the English Language Arts classroom magazine, Storyworks. Listen to the clip below and catch the full episode, Stories of Survival With Lauren Tarshis, here.

 

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