Remote Author Content

Calling all kids!

Whether you're learning from home, engaging library patrons at a distance, or keeping your bookstore customers connected with your business, we've got just the thing for you.

Complimentary video and audio content from Charlesbridge authors is available below. Click here to make your programming extra special with a virtual visit!

Videos are organized by age range:

All Ages | Elementary | Middle Grade | Teen


Pre-K and Elementary

Ruth Spiro
author of the Baby Loves Science series

Read-Aloud: Baby Loves Gravity!

Ruth Spiro
author of the Baby Loves Science series

Read-Aloud: Baby Loves Structural Engineering!

Ruth Spiro
author of the Baby Loves Science series

Read-Aloud: Baby Loves Quarks!

Traci Sorell
author of We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga

Download the coloring pages!

Loree Griffin Burns
author of You're Invited to a Moth Ball

Suzanne Slade
author of Daring Dozen 

Michelle Schaub
author of Dream Big, Little Scientists

Find more resources for educators and parents from Michelle Schaub!

Michelle Schaub
author of Finding Treasure

Find more resources for educators and parents from Michelle Schaub!

Laura Purdie Salas
author of Snowman-Cold=Puddle

Jodi Wheeler-Toppen
author of This Is a Book to Read With a Worm

Irene Latham
author of Nine

First posted here

Irene Latham plays Beethoven's Ninth

First posted here

Susan Eaddy
author of Poppy's Best Paper

Susan Eaddy
author of Poppy's Best Babies

David Hyde Costello, author of Little Pig Saves the Ship
shows us how to build a theater and start a story!

Part 2 of David Hyde Costello's storytelling theater!

Part 3 of David Hyde Costello's storytelling theater!

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Jennifer Swanson
author of Super Gear

 
Eileen Meyer
author of The Superlative A. Lincoln



Downloadable acrostic activity here
Downloadable venn diagram activity here
Iza Trapani
author of Old MacDonald Had a Zoo

 
Melissa Stewart
author of No Monkeys, No Chocolate

 

View the whole video series here

Elizabeth Rusch
author of Mario and the Hole in the Sky

 

For the Spanish-language edition, see the next video

Teresa Martínez
illustrator of Mario y el agujero en el cielo

 

For the English-language edition, see the previous video

Kelly Carey
author of How Long Is Forever?

 
David Harrison
author of Now You See Them

 
JaNay Brown-Wood
author of Grandma's Tiny House
JaNay Brown-Wood
author of Imani's Moon
Dave Szalay
illustrator of The Superlative A. Lincoln
tells the WHOLE truth about illustrating a picture book.

Cynthia Grady
author of Write to Me

Karen Jo Shapiro
Presents Poetry from Because I Could Not Stop My Bike

Karen Jo Shapiro
Presents Poetry from I Must Go Down to the Beach Again

Lesléa Newman
author of Welcoming Elijah

Lisa Kahn Schnell
author of
High Tide for Horseshoe Crabs 

Michelle Cusolito
author of Flying Deep: Climb Inside Deep-Sea Submersible ALVIN

Find more resources for educators and parents from Michelle Cusolito!

Michelle Cusolito
author of Flying Deep: Climb Inside Deep-Sea Submersible ALVIN
discusses the science of the deep sea.
Julie Danneberg shares
First Year Letters
inspiration for keeping in touch with friends!
Hollis Kurman reads from her forthcoming book
Counting Kindness: Ten Ways to Help Refugee Children

Stuart J. Murphy reads
Scrubba Dub Carlos
a book about the importance of washing your hands
Stuart J. Murphy encourages you to scrubba dub your hands!
Watch this video and learn the Scrubba Dub song!

Heather L. Montgomery
reads Bugs Don't Hug

Heather L. Montgomery
author of Bugs Don't Hug leads a writing activity

Marc Tyler Nobleman
author of Bill the Boy Wonder

Jodi Wheeler-Toppen
author of This Is a Book to Read with a Worm

Download the worm hotel activity sheet!

Author Catherine Urdahl
reads Polka-Dot Fixes Kindergarten

Author The Inventor's Secret

Author Carrie Pearson presents Stretch to the Sun

Author Mary Hogan Wilcox presents We're Going on a Pumpkin Hunt


Middle Grade

Abby Cooper
author of Friend or Fiction

Text copyright 2019 by Abby Cooper. Jacket illustrations copyright
2019 by Julie McLaughlin. Published by Charlesbridge.

Patricia Hruby Powell
author of Struttin' With Some Barbecue

Tami Charles
discusses her award-winning #OwnVoices middle grade novel Like Vanessa

Teen

Michael Currinder
walks us through running with his book Running Full Tilt

Lynn Curlee
introduces The Great Nijinsky

Teri Terry, author of Contagion
presents at the Hay Festival 2017

 

 

Karol Ruth Silverstein
discusses her Schneider Family Award winning YA novel Cursed

Karol Ruth Silverstein
discusses Cursed and growing up with arthritis.

Karol Ruth Silverstein
discusses Cursed and beginnings.

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Tami Charles's companion novel to Like Vanessa, Becoming Beatriz