Author Takeovers13 videos
Play video Jonathan Lincoln Auxier Author Takeover
Jonathan Lincoln Auxier Author Takeover
Play video Erin Entrada Kelly Author Takeover
Erin Entrada Kelly Author Takeover
Play video Tom Angleberger Author Takeover
Tom Angleberger Author Takeover
Tom Angleberger shows educators how to incorporate drawing into lesson planning, talks about why the library was his safe place while growing up and demonstrates the easiest way to make your very own Origami Yoda!
Play video Terri Libenson Author Takeover
Terri Libenson Author Takeover
Terri Libenson shares some themed lessons and activities that could be used when reading the Emmie and Friends series, which book in the series she found to be most fun to write and how she went from syndicated cartoonist to author.
Play video Rob Buyea Author Takeover
Rob Buyea Author Takeover
Rob Buyea shares many fun activities you can use while reading the Mr. Terupt and Perfect Score series. He also shares which character he connects with most in Mr. Terupt and the #1 question he’s asked about this series.
Play video Mac Barnett Author Takeover
Mac Barnett Author Takeover
Mac Barnett talks about the role of picture books in a young readers world. How they help open up a world of travel and why we shouldn’t rush the graduation from this crucial format of storytelling.
Play video Adib Khorram Author Takeover
Adib Khorram Author Takeover
Adib Khorram talks about his book Darius the Great Is Not Ok and how your students might relate to Darius and hopefully find some solace in his character traits, a goal he had when writing this book and his favorite tea recommendations!
Play video Stacy McAnulty Author Takeover
Stacy McAnulty Author Takeover
Stacey McAnulty talks about the thing that draws her to both writing and engineering, her job designing airline seats, and how the engineering design cycle can be translated into the classroom for reading and writing projects.
Play video Laurie Halse Anderson Author Takeover
Laurie Halse Anderson Author Takeover
Laurie Halse Anderson discusses what is at the root of censorship, how our culture has moved when it comes to talking about sexual violence, and the book she wrote in which nothing tragic happens and the experience that allowed her to do that.
Play video Stacey Lee Author Takeover
Stacey Lee Author Takeover
Stacey Lee shares with us what held her back from writing as a career despite the joy it brought her, the people she tries to focus on in her historical fiction stories and what led her down the road of historical fiction.
Play video Melanie Crowder Author Takeover
Melanie Crowder Author Takeover
Melanie Crowder talks about how a bad year of teaching led to her first novel, the experience that was way more intense than teaching full time and going to school for her masters and the unique way she got her first book published.
Play video Adam Gidwitz and Emma Otheguy Author Takeover
Adam Gidwitz and Emma Otheguy Author Takeover
In this takeover pairing we learn why Adam Gidwitz chose Emma Otheguy to collaborate with him on The Madre de Aguas of Cuba, why collaboration is so important in these stories and the philosophy behind the Unicorn Rescue Society series.
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