Amazing Online Author Events!
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Friend of the store, author and illustrator, Matt Phelan will be listening to records and teaching everyone how to draw! The videos will stay posted so stop by any time!
9am EDT every weekday
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James Dean (Pete the Cat)
Reading and drawing every day:
1pm EDT every weekday
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1pm EDT every weekday
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Ranger in Time Book Club: Kate Messner will be reading aloud chapters from her book Ranger in Time: Rescue on the Oregon Trail. Readers can ask questions about this series, the writing process, researching history (or really anything else you’d like!) by leaving a comment on her blog posts!
Thursdays, 12:00pm EDT
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Dav Pilkey at Home
Videos from Dav Pilkey, hosted by the Library of Congress! Some of his archived videos include read-alouds and how to draw sessions.
Friday, 8:00am EDT
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Check out his videos on his Facebook page! He does readings, shows original art, draws, gives away doodles as part of a trivia contest, Q&A’s and more.
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Books and Baking — Cursed:
Jen Calonita was on Facebook Live to answer questions and bake Ollie’s Famous Bundt Cake — and you can watch it on demand.
https://www.facebook.com/jen.calonita (Login to Facebook Required)
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Live! Drawing for older artists with Tony DiTerlizzi’s videos on drawing. Great insights, funny anecdotes and question and answers. Check his Facebook page for his next video!
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Publishing great books from their offices in the center of the universe, presenting various authors, in Spanish:
Reading and discussion of The Great Shelby Holmes:
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Drawing tutorials and worksheets on Instagram inspired by her Little Leaders, Little Dreamers and Little Legends books, which highlight influential black men and women in United States history
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Join a diverse group of parents, educators, librarians, kid lit creators, and award-winning filmmakers working together to create fun new ways to reinforce an appreciation of reading that children will carry with them for the rest of their lives.
An illustrator and author of middle-grade novels and picture books, Grace is posting drawing tutorials and readings from her books on her YouTube channel. Lin said she began the reading series in part to fight the “anti-Asian rhetoric” that has come up amid coronavirus fears. “I’ve felt the need to show kids positive representations of Asian-Americans and Asian culture,” she said
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The author of Press Here invites young and old to unleash their creativity. This Web series is presented in French:
Read, Wonder, and Learn! Favorite Authors and Illustrators Share Resources for Learning Anywhere
Author Kate Messner has gathered various author resources that include everything from first-chapter and picture book read-alouds (all shared with permission!) to drawing and writing mini-lessons.
Be sure to check back often, as new resources will be added every day.
A website of live stream events for kids, tweens, and teens by professional authors and illustrators represented by Stimola Literary Studio. Events will be streamed live from a variety of platforms and archived on the Stimola Live YouTube Channel:
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