Maria Russo

New York Times Book Review

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Children’s book editor for the New York Times Book Review

Maria Russo on KCRW

With California schools closed until the next school year, kids are getting  antsy,   and parents are doing their best to keep them occupied.

How to raise a reader in the age of quarantine

With California schools closed until the next school year, kids are getting antsy, and parents are doing their best to keep them occupied.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Learning to read is required at school, but home is where kids learn to want (or even love) to read.

In the digital age, how to make sure kids love printed books?

Learning to read is required at school, but home is where kids learn to want (or even love) to read.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Maybe you finally have downtime this holiday season and want to catch up on some reading.

The best books of 2018 -- to give or keep for yourself

Maybe you finally have downtime this holiday season and want to catch up on some reading.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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