Meet the Author (AdLit.org)
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Meet the authors behind award-winning young adult literature! These interviews are available from AdLit.org. To see a transcript from these interviews, to find out more about each author, or to watch the full interview, see AdLit' Books & Authors section. AdLit.org is a national multimedia project offering information and resources to the parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers. For more interviews with young adult authors, visit us at www.AdLit.org, a national education service of public television station WETA. Funding is provided by grants from Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Ann B. and Thomas L. Friedman Family Foundation.
|1||CleanVideoSusan Campbell-Bartoletti (Hitler Youth)||During her 18 years as a middle school teacher, Susan Campbell Bartoletti challenged herself as a writer...||20 12 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoShannon Hale (Princess Academy)||As a child, Shannon Hale began writing books, mostly fantasy stories where she was the heroine...||6 12 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoAnita Silvey (500 Great Books for Teens)||Anita Silvey has devoted 35 years to promoting books that inspire children to become enthusiastic, lifelong readers....||15 11 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoDeborah Heligman (Charles and Emma)||Deborah Heiligman writes fiction and nonfiction for kids of all ages...||1 11 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoL.M. Elliot (Under a War-Torn Sky)||Elliott grew up just outside D.C., and came of age during the Vietnam War protests and...||18 10 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoSherri Smith (Flygirl)||Sherri Smith writes novels that feature strong female protagonists dealing with issues of racial and ethnic identity...||4 10 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoLois Lowry (The Giver)||Lois Lowry is the highly acclaimed author of more than 30 books for young people. Over the years...||22 7 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoJack Gantos (Joey Pigza)||Jack Gantos' interesting life has provided the raw material for many of his books.||26 6 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoChristopher Paul Curtis (Bud, Not Buddy)||Christopher Paul Curtis did not become a published author until he was in his...||24 6 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||CleanVideoKate DiCamillo (Because of Winn-Dixie)||At first glance, it may appear that Kate DiCamillo waltzed onto the children's book scene...||23 6 2008||Free||View In iTunes|