Meet-the-Author Book Readings (1,570)

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Sample Meet-the-Author Book Readings

Chris Van Allsburg on creating
Jumanji

Maya Angelou on creating
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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Spirit Week Showdown
Narrated by: Crystal Allen
Created: Aug 16, 2017
Latehomecomer, The: A Hmong Family Memoir
Narrated in Hmong by: Kao Kalia Yang
Created: Aug 15, 2017
Latehomecomer, The: A Hmong Family Memoir
Narrated by: Kao Kalia Yang
Created: Aug 14, 2017
Poison: Deadly Deeds, Perilous Professions, and Murderous Medicines
Narrated by: Sarah Albee
Created: Aug 7, 2017
Mind-Boggling Numbers
Narrated by: Michael J. Rosen
Created: Jul 31, 2017
Midnight Without a Moon
Narrated by: Linda Williams Jackson
Created: Jul 26, 2017
Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion
Narrated by: Chris Barton
Created: Jul 24, 2017
Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions
Narrated by: Chris Barton
Created: Jul 24, 2017
Which One Doesn't Belong?: A Shapes Book
Narrated by: Christopher Danielson
Created: Jul 17, 2017
Carson Crosses Canada
Narrated by: Linda Bailey
Created: Jul 12, 2017
Scythe
Narrated by: Neal Shusterman
Created: Jul 7, 2017
Maybe a Fox
Narrated by co-author Alison McGhee
Created: Jul 7, 2017
Maybe a Fox
Narrated by co-author Kathi Appelt
Created: Jul 5, 2017
Just Another Girl
Narrated by: Elizabeth Eulberg
Created: Jul 4, 2017
Great Shelby Holmes, The
Narrated by: Elizabeth Eulberg
Created: Jul 4, 2017
Soar
Narrated by: Joan Bauer
Created: Jun 28, 2017
Firebird
Narrated by illustrator Christopher Myers
Created: Jun 28, 2017
My Pen
Narrated by: Christopher Myers
Created: Jun 28, 2017
Right Word, The: Roget and His Thesaurus
Narrated by: Jen Bryant
Created: Jun 27, 2017
Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille
Narrated by: Jen Bryant
Created: Jun 27, 2017
Fuzzy Mud
Narrated by: Louis Sachar
Created: Jun 19, 2017
Lola Levine, Drama Queen
Narrated by: Monica Brown
Created: Jun 19, 2017
Some Kind of Courage
Narrated by: Dan Gemeinhart
Created: Jun 19, 2017
Daniel Finds a Poem
Narrated by: Micha Archer
Created: Jun 16, 2017
Last Kids on Earth, The
Narrated by: Max Brallier
Created: Jun 15, 2017
Can't Get There from Here
Narrated by: Todd Strasser
Created: Jun 9, 2017
Shelter in Our Car, A
Narrated by: Monica Gunning
Created: Jun 9, 2017
Lucky Broken Girl
Narrated by: Ruth Behar
Created: Jun 8, 2017
Goodbye Days
Narrated by: Jeff Zentner
Created: Jun 6, 2017
Serpent King, The
Narrated by: Jeff Zentner
Created: Jun 6, 2017
Little Cat's Luck
Narrated by: Marion Dane Bauer
Created: Jun 1, 2017
Zero Repeat Forever
Narrated by: Gabrielle Prendergast
Created: Jun 1, 2017
Crossing Ebenezer Creek
Narrated by: Tonya Bolden
Created: May 30, 2017
Booked
Narrated by: Kwame Alexander
Created: May 11, 2017
Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets
Narrated by: Kwame Alexander
Created: May 11, 2017
Piecing Me Together
Narrated by: Renée Watson
Created: May 10, 2017
American Street
Narrated by: Ibi Zoboi
Created: May 1, 2017
What's the Big Deal about Freedom
Narrated by: Ruby Shamir
Created: May 1, 2017
When We Collided
Narrated by: Emery Lord
Created: May 1, 2017
Salt to the Sea
Narrated by: Ruta Sepetys
Created: May 1, 2017
In Plain Sight: A Game
Narrated by illustrator Jerry Pinkney
Created: Apr 17, 2017
Panda-Monium
Narrated by: Stuart Gibbs
Created: Apr 13, 2017
Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans During World War II
Narrated by: Martin W. Sandler
Created: Apr 13, 2017
If I Was Your Girl
Narrated by: Meredith Russo
Created: Apr 13, 2017
Orphan Island
Narrated by: Laurel Snyder
Created: Apr 12, 2017
Ms. Bixby's Last Day
Narrated by: John David Anderson
Created: Apr 12, 2017
Posted
Narrated by: John David Anderson
Created: Apr 12, 2017
Whydah, The: A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found
Narrated by: Martin W. Sandler
Created: Apr 6, 2017
Not Quite Narwhal
Narrated by: Jessie Sima
Created: Mar 31, 2017
Keeper of the Lost Cities
Narrated by: Shannon Messenger
Created: Mar 28, 2017
Unwanteds, The
Narrated by: Lisa McMann
Created: Mar 27, 2017
When the Moon Was Ours
Narrated by: Anna-Marie McLemore
Created: Mar 27, 2017
Story Thieves
Narrated by: James Riley
Created: Mar 27, 2017
El único destino
Narrated in Spanish by: Alexandra Diaz
Created: Mar 27, 2017
Leave Me Alone!
Narrated by: Vera Brosgol
Created: Mar 16, 2017
Lowriders to the Center of the Earth
Narrated by illustrator Raúl Gonzalez III
Created: Mar 16, 2017
Star-Crossed
Narrated by: Barbara Dee
Created: Mar 7, 2017
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