Books Alive! with Patricia Polacco

One of America’s foremost storytellers, Patricia Polacco is beloved for her stories of generations of family and her autobiographical tales of her struggle with her own dyslexia.  Classic favorites are The Keeping Quilt, Pink and Say, and Thank You Mr....

Books Alive! with Sharon Draper

Sharon Draper is the award winning author of her powerful books for teens that take on all the tough issues: slavery, teen pregnancy, teen drunk driving, child abuse and more. Her book Copper Sun is the wrenching story of a young African girl who is ripped from all...

Books Alive! with Richard Egielski & Al Yorinks

These two masters of the picture book have teamed up over the years to create sophisticated, entertaining, humorous and thoughtful books for kids. Richard Egielski is a genius at using the space on the page to inform and tickle the imagination. Al Yorinks brings an...