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Emily Whitten

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.

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Articles by Emily Whitten
Ears to read

Ears to read

Listening to books bring stories to life and help families enjoy them together

Authors highlight the importance of finding facts—and facing them

Tween and teen fiction reads

The 1968 classic True Grit is much more than a morality tale


A new movie tells the diarist’s story through the eyes of her best friend

Parents will have to search carefully to find updated classics that don’t push a 21st-century cultural agenda

Classic books on seeking justice

Phillis Wheatly’s writing is perfect to savor during Black History Month

Two poets who listened before they spoke

Reviewer Emily Whitten talks with author and pro-life pioneer George Grant about the history—and future—of the pro-life movement. Includes an in depth discussion of WORLD’s January Classic Book of the Month: ProLife Answers to ProChoice Arguments by Randy Alcorn.