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.
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!
Gordon Korman explains how the track and field coach subbing for his 7th grade English class led to his first published book, the two words that helped him reinvent where his ideas came from as an adult and hear him read an excerpt from “Notorious!”
Nathan Hale tells us what makes his books different than regular history books, who inspired him to go from writing picture books to graphic novels and where he thinks his books belong in the library.
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.
Jonathan Auxier talks about his book"Sweep" and what inspired his writing of that story. We also get to hear him read the first chapter of his new children’s series, "The Fabled Stables" and what parenting challenge led to the writing of this genre
Jason Reynolds and educator/ activist Julia E. Torres explore inclusive literature as a tool to inspire transformation and liberation in education.
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