Jason Reynolds and Julia E. Torres Author Takeover
Jason Reynolds and Julia E. Torres explore inclusive literature as a tool for transformation.
In Author Takeovers
Play video Uma Mishra-Newbery and Lina AlHathloul Author Takeover
Uma Mishra-Newbery and Lina AlHathloul Author Takeover
Join Uma Mishra-Newbery and Lina AlHathloul as they discuss their magical picture book tale, inspired by a real-life heroine, the women’s rights activist Loujain AlHathloul.
Play video Teaching Verbal and Visual Literacy Through Comics with Françoise Mouly
Teaching Verbal and Visual Literacy Through Comics with Françoise Mouly
Learn how comics offer an expanded array of multimodal supports to assist readers in visualization, decoding text, and comprehending narratives, and how they can be an effective on-ramp to grade-level text, particularly for reluctant readers.
Play video Gayle Forman Author Takeover
Gayle Forman Author Takeover
Gayle Forman dives into her debut middle grade novel “Frankie & Bug.” She shares how it came to be, why she decided to have it take place in the 80’s, and her approach to addressing the heavy topics in the story with a younger audience.
Play video Brad Meltzer and Dan Santat Author Takeover
Brad Meltzer and Dan Santat Author Takeover
Hear a sneak peek of the new picture book “A New Day.” Learn what day of the week each of these authors would consider themselves and how this duo came together to create this big-hearted story of kindness.
Play video Jerry Craft and Robin Ha Author Takeover
Jerry Craft and Robin Ha Author Takeover
Author-illustrators Jerry Craft and Robin Ha examine the value of graphic novels and discuss educators who fight misconceptions about this growing genre and advocate for the diverse storytelling power it offers.
Play video Speaking Up and Speaking Out- Using Your Voice to Demand Justice Author Panel
Speaking Up and Speaking Out- Using Your Voice to Demand Justice Author Panel
During this special Author Takeover panel event moderated by Julia E. Torres, we will discuss how books can support race, culture, identity, and mental health.