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5 Questions with Author N. Griffin Candlewick Press children's author N Griffin answers 5 questions (plus one!) about the writing process, being creative, and the perfect readers for…
Authors Out Loud: Laura Amy Schlitz Laura Amy Schlitz, author of A Drowned Maiden's Hair: A Melodrama , discusses her writing process in this video (1:00).
Video Clip from "My Name Is Belle" Watch a clip from the documentary film, My Name Is Belle, about Belle Yang. Share this video clip (1:14) with students so they can learn about…
Interview with Gregory Maguire About What-the-Dickens Author Gregory Maguire talks about his novel What the Dickens: The Story of a Rogue Tooth Fairy in this video (5:12).
Gregory Maguire Reads from What-the-Dickens Author Gregory Maguire reads a passage from What the Dickens: The Story of a Rogue Tooth Fairy in this video (2:45). Use this audio-book…
Sticky Burr Theme Song Get students excited about reading Sticky Burr: Adventures in Burrwood Forest with this animated video of the Sticky Burr theme song (0…
Interview with Author Liz Kessler Meet Liz Kessler, author of Emily Windsnap and the Castle in the Mist, in this video interview (1:07).
Mal Peet on the Writing Process Mal Peet, author of Tamar and winner of the Carnegie Medal, explains his writing process in this video (1:59).
Kate DiCamillo Reads Chapter One of The Magician’s Elephant Listen to Kate DiCamillo read chapter one of The Magician's Elephant in this video (5:04). Have students develop their reading skills by…
Interview with Kate DiCamillo on How The Magician’s Elephant Began In this video interview (10:09), author Kate DiCamillo explains how she came up with the idea for her book The Magician’s Elephant.
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