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Christina Barron

Editor, KidsPost


A Thanksgiving treat that kids can create: Use colorful apples to make a turkey-themed fruit pie.

  • Nov 23, 2015

Poetry is Newbery Medal-winning author’s not-so-secret weapon.

  • Nov 18, 2015

National Zoo cub now crawls and has started to walk on his own.

  • Nov 17, 2015

Green color may keep friends from swiping your delicious treat, but share this recipe with them just in case.

  • Oct 26, 2015

“Star Wars” movies and the “Ninja Chicken” book are among inspirations for this year’s KidsPost contest.

  • Oct 20, 2015

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

You have till Sunday to enter KidsPost’s annual homemade Halloween costume contest

  • Sep 8, 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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