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Meet-the-Author Book Readings (1,793)

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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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
Mochi Queen
Narrated by: Debbi Michiko Florence
Created: Aug 22, 2018
Robopocalypse
Narrated by: Daniel H. Wilson
Created: Aug 22, 2018
Clockwork Dynasty, The
Narrated by: Daniel H. Wilson
Created: Aug 22, 2018
Boy and His Bot, A
Narrated by: Daniel H. Wilson
Created: Aug 22, 2018
One Day House, The
Narrated by illustrator Bianca Diaz
Created: Aug 22, 2018
Writing with Rosie: You Can Write a Story Too
Narrated by: Patricia Reilly Giff
Created: Aug 17, 2018
Pictures of Hollis Woods
Narrated by: Patricia Reilly Giff
Created: Aug 17, 2018
Lily's Crossing
Narrated by: Patricia Reilly Giff
Created: Aug 17, 2018
From Twinkle, with Love
Narrated by: Sandhya Menon
Created: Aug 16, 2018
When Dimple Met Rishi
Narrated by: Sandhya Menon
Created: Aug 16, 2018
John Lennon: All I Want Is the Truth
Narrated by: Elizabeth Partridge
Created: Aug 13, 2018
This Land Was Made for You and Me: The Life and Songs of Woody Guthrie
Narrated by: Elizabeth Partridge
Created: Aug 13, 2018
Boots on the Ground: America's War in Vietnam
Narrated by: Elizabeth Partridge
Created: Aug 13, 2018
Black Panther: The Young Prince
Narrated by: Ronald L. Smith
Created: Aug 13, 2018
Mesmerist, The
Narrated by: Ronald L. Smith
Created: Aug 13, 2018
Brightly Burning
Narrated by: Alexa Donne
Created: Jul 31, 2018
Far from the Tree
Narrated by: Robin Benway
Created: Jul 31, 2018
Also Known As
Narrated by: Robin Benway
Created: Jul 30, 2018
Audrey, Wait!
Narrated by: Robin Benway
Created: Jul 30, 2018
Finding Langston
Narrated by: Lesa Cline-Ransome
Created: Jul 26, 2018
Hate U Give, The
Narrated by: Angie Thomas
Created: Jul 26, 2018
Song of the Water Boatman and Other Pond Poems
Narrated by: Joyce Sidman
Created: Jul 16, 2018
Round
Narrated by: Joyce Sidman
Created: Jul 16, 2018
Bolivar
Narrated by: Sean Rubin
Created: Jul 16, 2018
Girl Who Drew Butterflies, The: How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science
Narrated by: Joyce Sidman
Created: Jul 11, 2018
Bear Report, The
Narrated by: Thyra Heder
Created: Jul 11, 2018
Alfie
Narrated by: Thyra Heder
Created: Jul 11, 2018
Fraidyzoo
Narrated by: Thyra Heder
Created: Jul 11, 2018
Patina
Narrated by: Jason Reynolds
Created: Jul 11, 2018
Windows
Narrated by Illustrator E.B. Goodale
Created: Jul 11, 2018
Most Unusual Day, A
Narrated by Illustrator E.B. Goodale
Created: Jul 11, 2018
Children of Blood and Bone
Narrated by: Tomi Adeyemi
Created: Jul 11, 2018
School People
Narrated by: Lee Bennett Hopkins
Created: Jul 9, 2018
Jumping Off Library Shelves
Narrated by: Lee Bennett Hopkins
Created: Jul 9, 2018
One Big Pair of Underwear
Narrated by: Laura Gehl
Created: Jul 9, 2018
I'm Not Hatching
Narrated by: Laura Gehl
Created: Jul 9, 2018
I Got a Chicken for My Birthday
Narrated by: Laura Gehl
Created: Jul 9, 2018
Picture Us in the Light
Narrated by: Kelly Loy Gilbert
Created: Jul 5, 2018
Conviction
Narrated by: Kelly Loy Gilbert
Created: Jul 5, 2018
Seeing Into Tomorrow
Narrated by Illustrator Nina Crews
Created: Jun 28, 2018
Neighborhood Sing-Along, The
Narrated by: Nina Crews
Created: Jun 28, 2018
Neighborhood Mother Goose, The
Narrated by: Nina Crews
Created: Jun 28, 2018
When the Moon Comes
Narrated by Illustrator Matt James
Created: Jun 27, 2018
I Know Here
Narrated by Illustrator Matt James
Created: Jun 27, 2018
Funeral, The
Narrated by: Matt James
Created: Jun 27, 2018
Miles Morales: Spider-Man
Narrated by: Jason Reynolds
Created: Jun 25, 2018
Long Way Down
Narrated by: Jason Reynolds
Created: Jun 25, 2018
Ahimsa
Narrated by: Supriya Kelkar
Created: Jun 25, 2018
Lifters, The
Narrated by: Dave Eggers
Created: Jun 25, 2018
Her Right Foot
Narrated by: Dave Eggers
Created: Jun 25, 2018
Book Uncle and Me
Narrated by: Uma Krishnaswami
Created: Jun 25, 2018
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