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Books: "Strong Deaf"

Novelist Lynn McElfresh says her favorite place to write is in the Thousand Islands, at her family cottage on Grennell Island. Two sisters share the pages in her new book for young readers, Strong Deaf. The younger sister, Jade, is the only one in her family who can hear. Our book reviewer, Betsy Kepes, spoke with McElfresh from her winter home in Florida.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Bat Varieties

Bats vary widely between species, and even within species in different habitats. Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager talk about city bats v. country bats, and bats that don't hunt by echolocation, but have hearing keen enough to detect the rustle of a climbing beetle.  Go to full article

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