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Meet-the-Author Book Readings (1,845)

Connect instantly with the books you're reading by listening to authors and illustrators as they reflect on the inspiration, purpose, craft, and background behind a well-received book.

  • Find out what inspired the author to write the book
  • Hear rhythm, pacing, and tone the way the author imagined them
  • Listen to illustrators explain their craft—and see an internal image, too
  • Introduce a book by letting readers learn directly from the author
  • Edited for brevity and focused content for classroom and library use
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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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Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World
Narrated by: Mackenzi Lee
Created: Oct 18, 2018
Stitch in Time, A
Narrated by: Daphne Kalmar
Created: Oct 16, 2018
Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue, The
Narrated by: Mackenzi Lee
Created: Oct 16, 2018
This Monstrous Thing
Narrated by: Mackenzi Lee
Created: Oct 15, 2018
Lies They Tell, The
Narrated by: Gillian French
Created: Oct 12, 2018
Everlasting Nora
Narrated by: Marie Miranda Cruz
Created: Oct 12, 2018
Grit
Narrated by: Gillian French
Created: Oct 11, 2018
Door to January, The
Narrated by: Gillian French
Created: Oct 11, 2018
Electric Arches
Narrated by: Eve L. Ewing
Created: Oct 10, 2018
Shakespeare's Secret
Narrated by: Elise Broach
Created: Oct 9, 2018
My Pet Wants a Pet
Narrated by: Elise Broach
Created: Oct 9, 2018
When Dinosaurs Came with Everything
Narrated by: Elise Broach
Created: Oct 5, 2018
Black Bird of the Gallows
Narrated by: Meg Kassel
Created: Oct 5, 2018
Sacred
Narrated by: Elana K. Arnold
Created: Oct 5, 2018
Far from Fair
Narrated by: Elana K. Arnold
Created: Oct 4, 2018
Damsel
Narrated by: Elana K. Arnold
Created: Oct 4, 2018
Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines
Narrated by Illustrator Dow Phumiruk
Created: Oct 3, 2018
Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora, The
Narrated by: Pablo Cartaya
Created: Oct 3, 2018
Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13
Narrated by Illustrator Dow Phumiruk
Created: Oct 3, 2018
Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish
Narrated by: Pablo Cartaya
Created: Oct 3, 2018
Forget Tomorrow
Narrated by: Pintip Dunn
Created: Oct 2, 2018
Girl with the Parrot on Her Head, The
Narrated by: Daisy Hirst
Created: Oct 1, 2018
Art of Starving, The
Narrated by: Sam J. Miller
Created: Oct 1, 2018
No. 1 Car Spotter, The
Narrated by: Atinuke
Created: Oct 1, 2018
Baby Goes to Market
Narrated by: Atinuke
Created: Oct 1, 2018
Power Up
Narrated by Author Seth Fishman and Illustrator Isabel Greenberg
Created: Oct 1, 2018
I Do Not Like Books Anymore!
Narrated by: Daisy Hirst
Created: Sep 28, 2018
Hundred Billion Trillion Stars, A
Narrated by Author Seth Fishman and Illustrator Isabel Greenberg
Created: Sep 28, 2018
Hilda and the Runaway Baby
Narrated by: Daisy Hirst
Created: Sep 28, 2018
Things to Do
Narrated by: Elaine Magliaro
Created: Sep 26, 2018
Uncommon Traveler: Mary Kingsley in Africa
Narrated by: Don Brown
Created: Sep 25, 2018
Great American Dust Bowl, The
Narrated by: Don Brown
Created: Sep 25, 2018
Well's End, The
Narrated by: Seth Fishman
Created: Sep 25, 2018
Wizards of Once, The
Narrated by: Cressida Cowell
Created: Sep 24, 2018
Root Beer Candy and Other Miracles
Narrated by: Shari Green
Created: Sep 24, 2018
That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown
Narrated by: Cressida Cowell
Created: Sep 24, 2018
Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess
Narrated by: Shari Green
Created: Sep 24, 2018
How to Train Your Dragon
Narrated by: Cressida Cowell
Created: Sep 24, 2018
Missing Mike
Narrated by: Shari Green
Created: Sep 24, 2018
Walt Whitman: Words for America
Narrated by: Barbara Kerley
Created: Sep 21, 2018
Home for Mr. Emerson, A
Narrated by: Barbara Kerley
Created: Sep 21, 2018
Hello Lighthouse
Narrated by: Sophie Blackall
Created: Sep 21, 2018
Following Baxter
Narrated by: Barbara Kerley
Created: Sep 21, 2018
Bob
Bob
Narrated by Author Wendy Mass
Created: Sep 21, 2018
What to Do about Alice?
Narrated by: Barbara Kerley
Created: Sep 21, 2018
Mango-Shaped Space, A
Narrated by: Wendy Mass
Created: Sep 21, 2018
Baby Goes to Market
Narrated by Illustrator Angela Brooksbank
Created: Sep 21, 2018
Every Soul a Star
Narrated by: Wendy Mass
Created: Sep 14, 2018
Cardboard Kingdom, The
Narrated by: Chad Sell
Created: Sep 4, 2018
Unwanted, The: Stories of the Syrian Refugees
Narrated by: Don Brown
Created: Aug 31, 2018
Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide
Narrated by Illustrator Zeke Pena
Created: Aug 29, 2018
Finding Yvonne
Narrated by: Brandy Colbert
Created: Aug 28, 2018
Pointe
Narrated by: Brandy Colbert
Created: Aug 28, 2018
Little & Lion
Narrated by: Brandy Colbert
Created: Aug 28, 2018
Things We Have in Common
Narrated by: Tasha Kavanagh
Created: Aug 27, 2018
Tales of the Mighty Code Talkers, Volume One
Narrated by: Arigon Starr
Created: Aug 27, 2018
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