Directions for Teachers & Librarians


Authors appear in alphabetical order on the scrolling navigation to the left.
It is up to you to identify and contact the authors to set up a virtual visit via Skype.
If you are not familiar with Skype, visit our Skype Overview page.

Click here to learn about the "ASK Process for Interviewing Authors" shared by Janine Lim in our Discussion Forum.

We've made it easy!


Take a look at any author page -- you will find they have a consistent format and content.
All of the information you will need to set-up an author visit is included:

  • Author's Website
  • Presentations
  • Genre *see listing below for common search terms
  • Audiences
  • Available Times
  • No Cost Meet the Author Visit: minimum of 10-15 minutes
  • In-Depth Visit Length: determined by each other
  • In-Depth Visit Cost: determined by each author
  • Prerequisites
  • Contact Information
  • Affiliations
Please let us know if your class or library enjoyed a Skype visit. We'd love to feature success stories on our home page.

Genres: - here is a list of genres authors will associate with their books. You can use this list to search for books by genre -- just type a genre in the search box. Try other terms as well as authors may have added genres not listed here.


biography
comic fiction
fairy tale, fairytale (use both)
fantasy
feature article
folktales
health
historical fiction
history
how-to
humor
informational
inspirational
literary fiction
memoir
multicultural
mystery
narrative
narrative procedure
nonfiction
non-fiction
paranormal fiction
personal narrative
personal writing
picture book
poetry
question and answer books
realistic fiction
science
science fiction
sports
urban fantasy

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