[Library Media] Fwd: FREE Author Visits from Sourcebooks

Cindy Mitchell cindy.kissthebook at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 11:10:38 MDT 2017

I just received this information from Sourcebooks.  Looks like a very interesting deal!

Cindy Mitchell
kissthebook at me.com

328 North Center Street
Salt Lake City UT  84103-1625


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> From: Sourcebooks <alex.yeadon at sourcebooks.com>
> Subject: FREE Author Visits from Sourcebooks
> Date: November 3, 2017 at 9:10:52 AM MDT
> To: kissthebook at me.com
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> Spectacular Authors for the
> 2017–18 School Year!
> Scroll down to see new authors and new books in the Sourcebooks virtual visits program, and don't forget to visit our Virtual Visits page <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=046ba7cb3b&e=71c794d939> for a full list of available authors. 
> Bring Award-Winning Authors into YOUR Library or Classroom! 
> Your Participation Will Include:
> 1. An interactive Skype or Google Hangouts session with the author for your library or classroom. (The visit is FREE—we just ask that you purchase the author’s title(s) according to the guidelines below to prepare your students or patrons in advance of the visit. Some exclusions may apply.)
> Groups of 1–15 must purchase 2 books, or at least $25 worth of the author’s title(s)
> Groups of 16–30 must purchase 4 books, or at least $50 worth of the author’s title(s)
> Maximum group size must not exceed 30 students/patrons (exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis)
> 2. Downloadable educator guides aligned to Common Core State Standards (if available).
> 3. Free shipping, plus 25% off your order of the author’s books when you spend $25 or more.
> Download the Virtual Visit Guidelines <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=d4d60d7e07&e=71c794d939>.
> Visit our Virtual Visits landing page <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=e2bcf66362&e=71c794d939> for a full list of participating authors, and fill out the form at the bottom of the page for more information.
> Go to Virtual Visits Website
>  <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=1d5c2be50c&e=71c794d939>
>  <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=5994c86b8e&e=71c794d939>
> Beloved author and illustrator Marianne Richmond honors and celebrates the power of courage in every child with Be Brave Little One <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=8253e4f750&e=71c794d939>. With this book, Marianne can encourage children to be brave in their own ways and teach them that bravery can show up in many different forms. (Ages 4+)
> Visit Marianne's website <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=d9ad74e9c4&e=71c794d939>.
> Download the activity kit <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=8772b37b83&e=71c794d939>.
>  <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=f5fbea95ef&e=71c794d939>
> With her book, Yawning Yoga <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=0d71be0383&e=71c794d939>, Laurie Jordan invites students to participate in an interactive reading while introducing them to elements of yoga. (Ages 4+)
> Visit Laurie's website <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=b2f8a3b7cf&e=71c794d939>.
>  <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=e96d4026de&e=71c794d939>
> Nancy J. Cavanaugh is the acclaimed author of Always, Abigail <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=791126c60e&e=71c794d939>, a Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee, and This Journal Belongs to Ratchet <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=2d9768190c&e=71c794d939>, a Florida Book Award winner, an NCTE Notable Children’s Book in the Language Arts Award winner, and nominee for numerous state awards. She was an elementary school teacher for more than fifteen years, as well as a library media specialist. (Ages 8+)
> Visit Nancy's website <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=521621848b&e=71c794d939>.
> Download the Elsie Mae Has Something to Say educator guide. <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=516c6c7c7d&e=71c794d939>
>  <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=8fff2548f0&e=71c794d939>
> Carol Weston has been Dear Carol, an advice columnist at Girls’ Lifemagazine, since 1994. Her Ava and Pip diary series is filled with palindromes, homonyms, and other wordplay and was called “a love letter to language” by the New York Times. Speed of Life <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=d899905c14&e=71c794d939> received FOUR starred reviews, and the New York Times called it a “perceptive, funny, and moving new novel.” Carol is the author of sixteen books and likes to tell students that she found her voice by keeping diaries and that rewriting is as important as writing. She can Skype in English or Spanish. (Ava series ages 10+; Speed of Life ages 12+)
> Visit Carol's website <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=a59e52c628&e=71c794d939>.
> Download the Speed of Life discussion guide <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=7f3e441208&e=71c794d939>.
>  <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=4d86b4cc17&e=71c794d939>
> Jess Keating is a zoologist and the author of Shark Lady <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=6c71ea5034&e=71c794d939>, a picture book biography of Eugenie Clark, and the hilarious and heartwarming My Life Is a Zoo middle grade series. Jess offers twenty-minute Q&A virtual visits.
> (Shark Lady ages 4+; My Life Is a Zoo series ages 9+)
> Visit Jess's website <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=8a9e414cb3&e=71c794d939> for details and pricing on her longer virtual visit.
> Download the Shark Lady activity kit <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=05346b4869&e=71c794d939>.
> Watch the Shark Lady book trailer <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=2230a47106&e=71c794d939>.
>  <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=2cb69de129&e=71c794d939>
> Fahrenheit 451 meets The Giver for middle schoolers in this gripping story about the power of words. A former teacher, Patricia Forde can touch on topics like censorship, freedom of speech, global warming, and more, in addition to talking about becoming an author. (Ages 10+)
> Visit Patricia's website <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=f85a783aae&e=71c794d939>.
> Download the educator guide <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=637e1540ef&e=71c794d939>.
> Download the discussion guide <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=c09fa9e908&e=71c794d939>.
> Watch the book trailer <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=294166fd5a&e=71c794d939>.
>  <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=eeb421de84&e=71c794d939>
> Enter a fairyland as magical as it is dangerous in this enchanting middle-grade fantasy series by Christina Soontornvat. Christina connects her passion for reading with her STEM background to show students that, with practice, anyone can become a writer. She shares how the writing process is like the engineering design process and walks students through the stages of book creation, from idea to publication (and reveals some super secrets along the way!). (Ages 10+)
> Visit Christina's website <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=d81d576177&e=71c794d939>. 
> Download The Changelings activity kit <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=effdeda318&e=71c794d939>.
>  <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=13625683ad&e=71c794d939>
> In The Border <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=fad46f742e&e=71c794d939>, four teens are on the run from a cartel that murdered their families, and getting across the U.S. border is their only hope. Steve Schaferspent years working, volunteering, and traveling across Latin America, and in his book, he tackles timely and controversial issues surrounding immigration and drug and gang violence that are sure to generate conversation. (Ages 14+)
> Visit Steve's website <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=da069924df&e=71c794d939>.
> Download the discussion guide <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=e9062bd040&e=71c794d939>.
>  <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=c17f3d4da3&e=71c794d939>
> Cyndy Etler is a teacher, teen life coach, and author of the young adult memoir The Dead Inside <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=27d9496d71&e=71c794d939> and its companion, We Can’t Be Friends <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=90d22a142f&e=71c794d939>. A survivor of Straight, Inc., a notorious “tough love” program the ACLU called “a concentration camp for throwaway kids,” Cyndy can talk about subjects ranging from suicide, bullying, and how she went from homeless kid to author. (Ages 14+)
> Visit Cyndy's website <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=a22ab39c35&e=71c794d939>.
> Download The Dead Inside educator guide <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=19090b7b00&e=71c794d939>.
> Download The Dead Inside discussion guide <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=69c24bf3cd&e=71c794d939>.
> Download the We Can't Be Friends discussion guide <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=b43c4e65e5&e=71c794d939>.
> Request now to book a virtual visit for December or later!
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> Julia Patton is an award-winning author-illustrator. The Very Very Very Long Dog <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=558f7cd7a2&e=71c794d939> features silly fun along with an important message: that we love our friends not in spite of their flaws, but because of them. (Ages 4+)
> Visit Julia's website <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=a37d3bef08&e=71c794d939>.
> Watch the book trailer <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=81e3b84b26&e=71c794d939>.
> Go to Virtual Visits Website
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