Many other interviews feature brief clips of the author, often just talking to the camera. To hold viewers attention — and give an exceptional learning experience — we provide a more in-depth look at the author’s life, featuring a variety of camera angles and locations (both indoor and outdoor), and a personal approach to questions. Each author program is 20 minutes long.
These programs are designed to help students get a better understanding of the books they're reading in class, or on their own. Each program features a lively discussion, in which a panel of kids discuss a modern young adult classic, such as The Giver, Frindle or Shiloh. Each program also includes a variey of tools to enhance learning, including Ask the Librarian, "man on the street" interviews, plot summaries, vocabulary games and more.
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There are lots of ways!
Each program is about 20 minutes — perfect for viewing in one classroom period.
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