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Uses of Author Interviews for Health Educators & Students

Enliven health classes with informative videos,

for example …

  • Emphasize the importance of learning accurate information about health and puberty with author Robie Harris
  • Prompt a discussion about healthy eating and nutrition with Fast Food Nation author Eric Schlosser
  • Enhance your anti-bullying curriculum with author James Howe, whose book The Misfits inspired No Name-Calling Week

What is an Author Interview?

  • Author Interviews are interviews with authors and illustrators in video, audio, and written formats.
  • Meet-the-Author Programs are filmed by in the homes and studios of award-winning authors and illustrators to enable readers to connect with the author the moment they are studying a book.

Authors talk about:

  • Writing
  • Journaling
  • Working with ideas
  • Doing research
  • Bringing history to life
  • Being a professional author

Illustrators reveal:

  • Diverse art techniques
  • Approaches to book design
  • Illustrating fiction and nonfiction
  • Being a professional illustrator

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Here are some curricular uses submitted by educators…

  • "I use Author Interviews when working with students on ideas that will help them make healthy choices."
    - Jessie from South Carolina
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