ABOUT KAREN LEGGETT

  • Karen Leggett grew up in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, surrounded by writing and books: her father was a journalist and her mother is a retired school librarian. Karen was a broadcast journalist for many years on ABC Radio WMAL in Washington, D.C., where she began reviewing and discussing children’s books. She has also reviewed children’s books and interviewed authors for the New York Times, the Baltimore Sun, Children’s Literature, Washington Parent and others. Currently, Karen writes for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (National Wildlife Refuge System), Voice of America, International Educator magazine (NAFSA), and others. Karen graduated from Brown University (international relations) and met her Egyptian husband in Washington. They have two adult children.

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  • Magazine Articles
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    Multiple articles - http://www.nafsa.org/Find_Resources/Publications/Periodicals/International_Educator/International_Educator_Index/Cumulative_Author_Index_K_-_N/

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    International Educator