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Meet-the-Author Movies

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FEATURING Jack Gantos

In this five-minute mini-documentary, Jack Gantos reveals his love of writing and passion for journaling.

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Meet-the-Author Recordings

Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family's Journey

Stepping Stones with Margriet Ruurs

I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir

I Was Their American Dream with Malaka Gharib

Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery

Between the Lines with Bryan Collier

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1,788 resources added in the last 30 days for a total of 170,537 unique resources. See all 2019 titles

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