[Library Media] Fwd: FREE Author Visits from Sourcebooks

LynnDell Watson lynndell.watson at millardk12.org
Fri Nov 3 11:13:42 MDT 2017


Thanks for sharing this!  I just checked into this and it looks awesome and
educational!



On Fri, Nov 3, 2017 at 11:10 AM, Cindy Mitchell <cindy.kissthebook at gmail.com
> wrote:

> I just received this information from Sourcebooks.  Looks like a very
> interesting deal!
>
> Cindy Mitchell
> kissthebook at me.com
> kissthebook.blogspot.com
>
> 328 North Center Street
> Salt Lake City UT  84103-1625
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>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
> *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
> *Reply-To: *Sourcebooks <alex.yeadon at sourcebooks.com>
>
>
> <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=67fc34cf47&e=71c794d939>
>
> <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=3d690e4219&e=71c794d939>
>
> *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>
> AVAILABLE NOW
>
> <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’ Life*magazine,
> 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 Schafer*spent
> 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>
> .
> LOOKING AHEAD:
> AVAILABLE DECEMBER
>
> Request now to book a virtual visit for December or later!
>
> <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=7cdd6920b9&e=71c794d939>
>
> *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
> <https://sourcebooks.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d8636c4f6237114b862679c08&id=30f22ec39d&e=71c794d939>
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