Author Bio: Monica-Brady Myerov: Monica Brady-Myerov is a 25-year veteran public radio journalist and the founder and CEO of Listen Current. Before founding Listen Current, she was Senior Reporter and Assistant Managing Editor at WBUR in Boston and her reports have been heard on NPR, Marketplace and numerous other outlets nationally and internationally.
All school year we at Listen Current curate the best public radio stories for the classroom. They are great for helping kids see the relevance of what they’re learning as well as building literacy skills in struggling students.
Get started with our summer listening list- built to be interesting, inspiring and thought provoking. You can also explore any of the Current Events, ELA, Social Studies or Science stories on our site.
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
Voices from the past:
If you are reading…
- Lord of the Flies – Listen to this related story.
- The House on Mango Street – Listen to this story on immigration.
- 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.