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Skype Talks with Children’s Book Authors
From the Marshall Memo #445
In this Reading Today article, author John Micklos, Jr. recommends Skyping with authors, which he says is almost as good as a live author visit. A number of well-known children’s book authors are willing to do Skype talks – see http://skypeanauthor.wetpaint.com, http://www.skypeauthors.com, and http://www.katemessner.com/authors-who-skype-with-classes-book-clubs-for-free.
To make the most of a 20-minute Skype session with an author, Micklos recommends the following steps:
“Authors Who Skype: A New Way to Stimulate Student Reading” by John Micklos, Jr. in Reading Today, June/July 2012 (Vol. 29, #6, p. 22-23), http://www.reading.org