Authors Readers TheatreFiction
Interviewed by: Steve Kraske
Catalog Number: 20140829, 20130802
Richard Peck (A Year Down Yonder), Brian Selznick (The Invention of Hugo Cabret), Sarah Weeks (PIE), and Avi (Crispin: The Cross of Lead) discuss the Authors Readers Theatre (ART), their traveling company that has been performing children’s books on stage since 2009 in an effort to teach adults and children alike the magic of reading. Interviewed by Steve Kraske of Kansas City's public radio program, Up To Date, these authors share their thoughts on writing, collaboration, and also perform Sarah Week’s story Woof: A Love Story.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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