Emily Whitten

Emily is a book critic and writer for WORLD. She is a World Journalism Institute and University of Mississippi graduate, previously worked at Peachtree Publishers, and developed a mother's heart for good stories over a decade of homeschooling. Emily resides with her family in Nashville, Tenn. Follow her on Twitter @emilyawhitten.

Notable Books

Books | Four nonfiction books on new beginnings
by Emily Whitten
Posted 9/05/14, 01:00 am

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Karen Austin

Hello, darkness

Books | Teenagers and the literature of hopelessness and suicide
by Emily Whitten
Posted 7/25/14, 01:00 am

Does dark or graphic material in literature harm teens? Never? Always? Sometimes? Among authors, librarians, and teachers, asking that question often starts an ideological battle, with some focused on protecting against censorship and others focused on authors’ and teachers’ worldviews.

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Notable Books

Books | Time travel books for kids and adults
by Emily Whitten
Posted 7/11/14, 01:00 am

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