Jason Reynolds and Julia E. Torres explore inclusive literature as a tool for transformation.
Erin Entrada Kelly tells us why she struggles choosing a character she relates to most in her stories, the message she shares at every school visit and we get a glimpse of the very detailed notebook she used to prepare for writing We Dream of Space.
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
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.
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!”
Vanessa Brantley Newton shares her passion for storytelling and illustration.
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.
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