Go behind the book with Andrea Beaty as she talks about her books and journey to becoming an author.
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!
Temple Grandin discusses her book “Calling all Minds.”
Mac Barnett talks about the role of picture books in a young reader’s world – how they help open up a world of travel and why we shouldn’t rush the graduation from this crucial format of storytelling.
Vanessa Brantley-Newton gives a moving presentation sharing her inspiration for storytelling and illustrating. She provides activity ideas which will help children celebrate diversity, and just wait until you see the nesting dolls she creates!
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.
James Patterson talks about his journey as an author and more!
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