The Author Video Mother Lode
I challenge you to a good ol’ fashioned game of “I Bet I Can Find a Video Interview of An Author You Like”. Have you heard of Reading Rockets? From the source:
Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.
Included among these resources is one of the finest collections of author/illustrator videos I’ve ever seen. It’s a staggering – interviews of pretty much every key figure in modern children’s literature. What you see below is just a fraction of their author video library. You can access the videos two ways:
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About Travis Jonker
Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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