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...

Books Alive! with Mary Cleave

Mary Cleave is one of America’s female astronauts. Dr. Cleave went into space on two missions. Join us to hear her describe what it was like for her to become an astronaut, to go out into space, and how her time in space has inspired her work on...