Christina Barron

Editor, KidsPost


Book lovers can hear Dav Pilkey, Kate DiCamillo and many more talk about their stories.

  • Aug 28, 2014

Bao Bao has become a superstar in the 12 months since her birth.

  • Aug 19, 2014

George and Martha bought their “cream machine for ice” in 1784. At Mount Vernon, they’re still churning.

  • Aug 16, 2014

S.E. Grove’s story of a planet out of time with many unexplored regions.

  • Aug 12, 2014

Who’s a witch, and why does it matter in De’Noran? Young Kara finds those answers and more in the dark forest.

  • Jul 29, 2014

The opening of the new Silver Line give us more places to go without having to get into a car

  • Jul 23, 2014

Head to one (or more) of the many county fairs going on through September.

  • Jul 17, 2014

Prue McKeel loses her brother and then her friend in the Impassable Wilderness. Can she save them?

  • Jul 15, 2014

What better way to pay tribute to the first moonwalk than by building and launching your own rocket?

  • Jul 10, 2014

Whether you like crafts or cartooning or heading to the park, there’s a book for you.

  • Jul 3, 2014
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Christina Barron is editor of KidsPost, a five-day section of The Washington Post written for ages 7 to 13. She started at The Post in 2001 as a copy editor on the National Copy Desk. After seven years of editing stories about terrorism, politics, hurricanes and more politics, she landed on the Features Copy Desk, where she worked on Weekend, KidsPost, Health, Food, Local Living and the Magazine. She moved to the KidsPost for a reporting position in 2012 and became editor in 2013. She lives in Northern Virginia and has her own 9-to-12-year-old focus group.
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