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A customer in Charlotte, North Carolina recently let us know that award-winning author Kekla Magoon would be visiting with their middle school students this fall. To support this author visit, we created an original Meet-the-Author Book Reading with Kekla and co-author Ilyasah Shabazz talking about their book, X: A Novel (Candlewick 2016). In this recording, […]
A customer from the Oakland, California recently asked us to create original multimedia resources with author Alton Carter. In this original Meet-the-Author Book Reading Alton shares what inspired hime to write The Boy Who Carried Bricks and why he wrote this book.
A customer from Charleston, SC recently asked us about available audio resources for The Queen of Water (Random House 2011). In this original Meet-the-Author Book Reading, author Laura Resau talks about her friendship with co-author Maria Virginia Farinango, and their collaboration to write The Queen of Water, which is based on Maria’s personal history. Use […]
In this original Meet-the-Author Book Reading, you’ll hear Brendan explain his personal inspiration for co-writing Virals (Penguin 2010), the first book in the Virals novel series. Sneak peak: it involves Potcake dogs!
Week 4: March 2 – 8 Speak Your Story: Select a favorite read aloud book and make a video! Val Edwards, Educational Outreach & Training Specialist, reads from Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey (Viking Press 1948). http://teachingbooks.net/media/video/ForumContent/WRADBlogChallenge.mp4
Week 2: February 16 – 22 You & Someone New: Answer the following questions with someone you haven’t spoken to about reading before. 1. I think everyone in the world should read… Val: The Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle Jeanette: More, More Said the Baby by Vera Williams 2. If I could […]
A customer in California recently asked us to create original multimedia resources with author/illustrator Summer Brenner. In this original Meet-the-Author Book Reading you’ll hear Summer explain her personal inspiration for writing Oakland Tales: Lost Secrets of the Town. These Book Readings are excellent to share with students before, during, or after they read Summer’s book as […]
Good morning, Nick. Good morning. Thank you for meeting with me. I know it’s early. No problem. I appreciate the invitation. So, how often do you actually talk to yourself in the mirror? Oh, not as often as you might think. Sometimes if there’s no mirror around, I hold two tin cans with a string […]
As we celebrate 75 years of the Caldecott Medal (1938-2013), this article offers a compilation of TeachingBooks.net original interviews with a few Caldecott Medalists. Hundreds of interviews, lesson plans, and recordings of Caldecott-recipients pronouncing their names are freely available as part of this celebration at http://TeachingBooks.net/Caldecott. We hope you enjoy watching the 75th anniversary Caldecott video montage, too. […]