Frances O’Roark Dowell http://wunc.org en The Second Life of Abigail Walker http://wunc.org/post/second-life-abigail-walker <p><a href="http://www.francesdowell.com/" target="_blank">Frances O’Roark Dowell </a>writes books for young adults. But she forgoes wizards and vampires in favor of very real themes. Her new book, <a href="http://books.simonandschuster.com/Second-Life-of-Abigail-Walker/Frances-O%27Roark-Dowell/9781442405950" target="_blank">“The Second Life of Abigail Walker”</a> (Simon and Schuster/ 2012), address childhood obesity and bullying. She joins host Frank Stasio to speak about writing for younger audiences.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 16:09:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Shawn Wen 3854 at http://wunc.org The Second Life of Abigail Walker