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Join us for author interviews, book chat, and more! Lerner Publishing Group creates nonfiction and fiction books that educate, empower and entertain readers. Whether you are looking for engaging picture books, high-quality supplemental nonfiction, graphic novels, or boundary-pushing young adult novels, you will find what your readers need to grow and learn. Visit our website at lernerbooks.com. Music credits: "Farm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Join us for author interviews, book chat, and more! Lerner Publishing Group creates nonfiction and fiction books that educate, empower and entertain readers. Whether you are looking for engaging picture books, high-quality supplemental nonfiction, graphic novels, or boundary-pushing young adult novels, you will find what your readers need to grow and learn. Visit our website at lernerbooks.com. Music credits: "Farm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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Join us for author interviews, book chat, and more! Lerner Publishing Group creates nonfiction and fiction books that educate, empower and entertain readers. Whether you are looking for engaging picture books, high-quality supplemental nonfiction, graphic novels, or boundary-pushing young adult novels, you will find what your readers need to grow and learn. Visit our website at lernerbooks.com. Music credits: "Farm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Episodes

Author Interview: Shing Yin Khor, author of The American Dream? A Journey on Route 66 Discovering Dinosaur Statues, Muffler Men, and the Perfect Breakfast Burrito

8/21/2019
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Shing Yin Khor, author of The American Dream? A Journey on Route 66 Discovering Dinosaur Statues, Muffler Men, and the Perfect Breakfast Burrito, talks to us about writing the book. As a child growing up in Malaysia, Shing Yin Khor had two very different ideas of what "America" meant. The first looked a lot like Hollywood, full of beautiful people, sunlight, and freeways. The second looked more like The Grapes of Wrath—a nightmare landscape filled with impoverished people, broken-down cars,...

Duration:00:14:33

Author Interview: Whitney Stewart, author of Mindfulness and Meditation: Handling Life with a Calm and Focused Mind

8/8/2019
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Whitney Stewart, author of Mindfulness and Meditation: Handling Life with a Calm and Focused Mind, shares why she wrote a book on mindfulness for teens and guides us through mindfulness exercises. Teen life can be a pressure cooker leading to anxiety and even thoughts of suicide. Learn about the practice of mindfulness and try meditation exercises for examining emotions, managing stress, checking wellness routines, and setting intentions to increase happiness in Mindfulness and Meditation:...

Duration:00:15:28

Author Interview: Mélina Mangal, author of The Vast Wonder of the World

6/21/2019
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The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just author Mélina Mangal talks with us about researching Dr. Just, picture book biographies, summer reading, and more. The Vast Wonder of the World is a picture book biography of Ernest Everett Just, the first recipient of the NAACP Spingarn Medal in 1915. His keen observations of sea creatures revealed new insights about the origins of life. Through stunning illustrations by Luisa Uribe and Mélina Mangal's lyrical prose, this picture...

Duration:00:17:37

Author Interview: John Coy, author of Their Great Gift, Hoop Genius, and Game Changer

6/13/2019
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Award-winning author John Coy talks about what authors and librarians should keep in mind when setting up author school visits, why he loves writing picture books about basketball, and what he's working on now. His most recent book with Lerner is Their Great Gift: Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in a New Land, which features photos by Minneapolis-based photographer Wing Young Huie. In this episode he also discusses his picture books Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class...

Duration:00:17:27

Author Interview: Joshua Levy, author of Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy

4/18/2019
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PSS 118 is just your typical school—except that it's a rickety old spaceship orbiting Jupiter. When the school is mysteriously attacked, thirteen-year-old Jack receives a cryptic message from his father (the school's recently-fired-for-tinkering-with-the-ship science teacher). Amidst the chaos, Jack discovers that his dad has built humanity's first light-speed engine—and given Jack control of it. To save the ship, Jack catapults it hundreds of light-years away and right into the clutches of...

Duration:00:11:16

Author Interview: Amber Keyser, author of No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture

3/25/2019
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Amber Keyser discusses rape culture and how it can be combatted in her new book. In this episode, she also shares things teachers and librarians can do to address rape culture in schools, provides fiction/nonfiction pairings for starting conversations, and shares her thoughts on how rape culture is bad for men and boys, as well as women and girls. Music credits: "Farm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0...

Duration:00:14:33