Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Teacher, Author

Katniss Everdeen: The First Post-Girl Power Hero

I loved this thoughtful article about Katniss from Rebecca Hains, a media studies professor who writes about children and media. I have cross posted it with her gracious permission. Rebecca’s … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · 7 Comments

Considering The Hunger Games

            I have yet to see The Hunger Games movie, although I plan to soon. The release of the movie has a lot of parents … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Twilight-vs-Hunger Games: Is Bella or Katniss more powerful?

I both work with and live with middle school girls. Because of this, I think it’s important to keep up with the media that’s popular with them. So, yes, I’ve … Continue reading

March 18, 2011 · 3 Comments
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