A massive forest fire has been raging in Alberta, Canada, for nearly a month. Scientists say warmer, drier weather has increased the frequency and intensity of fires. For this month's Environmental Outlook: wildfires, climate change and threats to North America’s forests.
The December Readers’ Review panel discusses “Charlotte’s Web,” by E.B. White. This children’s classic is of course the story of an unlikely friendship between a pig and a spider.
- Michael Patrick Kearn freelance writer
- Maria Ruth author of children's books
- Susan Richards Shreve author of 12 novels, 26 books for children, co-editor of five anthologies, and professor at George Mason University.
- Ronald Goldfarb attorney, author, and literary agent.
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