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Christina Barron

Editor, KidsPost


Dip in veggies or baked pita chips for a healthful after-school boost.

  • Sep 28, 2015

Sisters from Hagerstown, Maryland, came up with the idea for a remote-controlled ball.

  • Sep 22, 2015

In ‘Crenshaw,’ a boy’s make-believe friend helps him deal with possible homelessness.

  • Sep 20, 2015

Zoo scientists determine that surviving cub and one that died were male and sons of Tian Tian.

  • Aug 28, 2015

Smaller cub declined rapidly Wednesday after spending the night with mom Mei Xiang.

  • Aug 26, 2015

Beckx Mason of Arlington, Virginia, wins ‘My Favorite Building’ contest with image of Institute of Peace.

  • Aug 18, 2015

An island girl isn’t afraid of jumbies, wicked creatures in folk tales. But strange events make her wonder.

  • Aug 11, 2015

N.H. Senzai’s story follows a family that tries to flee Afghanistan but gets separated in the process.

  • Aug 4, 2015

Cook this summer side dish on the grill, so you won’t heat up the kitchen

  • Jul 27, 2015
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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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