I posted about Storyline way back when we first started instruction from home. I thought I'd re-post it in case you forgot about it. Lots of actors reading books aloud for kids. Check it out here.
More Read Alouds
Sterling Publishing has a YouTube channel where various authors read aloud from their books. There's quite a selection with new videos being added each week. Check it out here.
Sync Audio Books for Teens
Every year for the spring and summer months, SYNC Audio Books for Teens puts out a weekly pair of free audio books. A current popular book is matched with a more classic one that mirrors the themes of the other. It's a great opportunity to obtain a personal library of free audio books that have …
Seems like there's a lot of authors out there reading and speaking online. It's great how we can hear their words and see them to understand their writing better. I love hearing what they have to say. I hope you do too. A fellow librarian shared this with our department today 🙂 CLICK HERE for …
I just saw this cool bookstore in Massachusetts has a few online webcasts you may be interested in. TONIGHT the author Jeff Kinney, who has written the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series of books, will be speaking with another author, Rebecca Stead. You can find the virtual event here at 7 PM tonight. https://www.anunlikelystory.com/event/rebecca-stead-jeff-kinney-virtual-event …
Virtual Author Visits
MORE author visits! Isn't that great? The Junior Library Guild has joined in sharing virtual author visits via their website here. There are other online resources at their site as well. CLICK HERE for an original online serial story every Tuesday at 2 PM. CLICK HERE for more book and author related webcasts you can …
Author Angie Thomas
If you're a reader and you like YA fiction, you have probably heard of Angie Thomas and her best-selling book "The Hate U Give." Well, I happened to find an author talk/interview with her on the Library of Congress National Book Fest website. Check it out here.
Everywhere Book Fest
Something fun you might be interested in as a reader/writer, is the Everywhere Book Fest coming up on May 1st & 2nd. It's a two day online event that highlights various authors you might know (or not). If you like to read, it's a great opportunity to hear authors speak about their ideas, process, stories, …
Author Jason Reynolds
The Library of Congress is sponsoring a cool series with author Jason Reynolds where he will discuss his writing process and at the end of each video episode, he'll give young people a prompt to help spur their own creative process. The first episode was this past week. You can find more information and the …
Hello fellow librarians! School Library Journal has a bunch of nice online PD opportunities, both upcoming and past (recordings are posted). Topics include library service, books, middle grades literature, graphic novels, diversifying your library collection, and more. Find the main page of PD resources here.