Meet-the-Author Book Readings (1,513)

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
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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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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
Missing Nimama
Narrated by: Melanie Florence
Created: Dec 1, 2016
Best Man, The
Narrated by: Richard Peck
Created: Dec 1, 2016
Some Writer!: The Story of E.B. White
Narrated by: Melissa Sweet
Created: Nov 24, 2016
Breaking News: Bear Alert
Narrated by: David Biedrzycki
Created: Nov 23, 2016
In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse
Narrated by: Joseph Marshall, III
Created: Nov 23, 2016
Calvin
Narrated by: Martine Leavitt
Created: Nov 21, 2016
Paperboy, The
Narrated by: Dav Pilkey
Created: Nov 21, 2016
Dog Man
Narrated by: Dav Pilkey
Created: Nov 21, 2016
School's First Day of School
Narrated by: Adam Rex
Created: Nov 21, 2016
Wolf Hollow
Narrated by: Lauren Wolk
Created: Nov 16, 2016
L'Arbragan
Narrated in French by: Jacques Goldstyn
Created: Nov 15, 2016
Who Was Anne Frank?
Narrated by Jane O'Connor
Created: Nov 9, 2016
Bad Case of Stripes, A
Narrated by: David Shannon
Created: Nov 3, 2016
No, David!
Narrated by: David Shannon
Created: Nov 3, 2016
Girl Who Drank the Moon, The
Narrated by: Kelly Barnhill
Created: Nov 3, 2016
Bear Ate Your Sandwich, The
Narrated by: Julia Sarcone-Roach
Created: Nov 3, 2016
Hattie Big Sky
Narrated by: Kirby Larson
Created: Nov 2, 2016
Audacity Jones to the Rescue
Narrated by: Kirby Larson
Created: Nov 2, 2016
All American Boys
Narrated by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
Created: Nov 1, 2016
Hired Girl, The
Narrated by: Laura Amy Schlitz
Created: Oct 28, 2016
Ghost
Narrated by: Jason Reynolds
Created: Oct 24, 2016
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