The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers
Written by Maxwell King
Read by LeVar Burton, with the recording produced by Oasis Audio
Reviewed by Ryan Paul Winn
Maxwell King affectionately relays how Fred Rogers’ mix of creativity, child psychology, and empathy made him America’s most influential neighbor. Correctly recognizing Rogers as a mild-mannered radical and champion of inclusivity, King shows why this television icon’s acumen has proven timeless. Adoringly read by his media peer, LeVar Burton, this audiobook celebrates the wisdom fueling Fred Rodgers’ relentless kindness.
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Ryan Paul Winn is a columnist and media critic who’s rarely without an audiobook or his earbuds. When not writing or teaching in the Liberal Studies department at College of Menominee Nation in Keshena, Wisconsin, he can be found researching overlooked history in local and national archives.