Meet-the-Author Book Readings (1,535)

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  • 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
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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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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
When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop
Narrated by illustrator Theodore Taylor III
Created: Mar 7, 2017
Outrun the Moon
Narrated by: Stacey Lee
Created: Mar 6, 2017
Piece of Home, A
Narrated by: Jeri Watts
Created: Mar 6, 2017
Unbecoming
Narrated by: Jenny Downham
Created: Mar 6, 2017
Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers
Narrated by: Deborah Heiligman
Created: Mar 6, 2017
Missing Nimama
Narrated by: Melanie Florence
Created: Mar 6, 2017
Only Road, The
Narrated by: Alexandra Diaz
Created: Feb 22, 2017
Juana & Lucas
Narrated in Spanish and English by: Juana Medina
Created: Feb 20, 2017
Juana & Lucas
Narrated by: Juana Medina
Created: Feb 8, 2017
Good Night Owl
Narrated by: Greg Pizzoli
Created: Feb 8, 2017
Du Iz Tak?
Narrated by: Carson Ellis
Created: Feb 8, 2017
This Land Is Our Land: A History of American Immigration
Narrated by: Linda Barrett Osborne
Created: Feb 8, 2017
Giant Squid
Narrated by Candace Fleming and Eric Rohmann
Created: Feb 6, 2017
We Are Growing!
Narrated by: Laurie Keller
Created: Feb 6, 2017
Xander and the Lost Island of Monsters
Narrated by: Margaret Dilloway
Created: Feb 3, 2017
Puddle
Narrated by: Hyewon Yum
Created: Feb 2, 2017
Watched
Narrated by: Marina Budhos
Created: Feb 2, 2017
Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time
Narrated by: Tanya Lee Stone
Created: Feb 1, 2017
Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story
Narrated by: Caren Stelson
Created: Feb 1, 2017
Esquivel!: Space-Age Sound Artist
Narrated by: Susan Wood
Created: Feb 1, 2017
Pride: Celebrating Diversity & Community
Narrated by: Robin Stevenson
Created: Jan 27, 2017
Wonders of the Invisible World
Narrated by: Christopher Barzak
Created: Jan 27, 2017
Hare Krishna
Narrated in French by: François Gilbert
Created: Jan 24, 2017
Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History
Narrated by: Karen Blumenthal
Created: Jan 16, 2017
Tokyo Digs a Garden
Narrated by illustrator Kellen Hatanaka
Created: Dec 14, 2016
Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox
Narrated by: Danielle Daniel
Created: Dec 13, 2016
Truth Commission, The
Narrated by: Susan Juby
Created: Dec 12, 2016
Chicken Squad, The: The First Misadventure
Narrated by: Doreen Cronin
Created: Dec 12, 2016
When the Sea Turned to Silver
Narrated by: Grace Lin
Created: Dec 9, 2016
Blackthorn Key, The
Narrated by: Kevin Sands
Created: Dec 8, 2016
Radical
Narrated by: E.M. Kokie
Created: Dec 5, 2016
Pig, a Fox, and a Box, A
Narrated by: Jonathan Fenske
Created: Dec 2, 2016
Uncertain Soldier
Narrated by: Karen Bass
Created: Dec 2, 2016
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