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Announcing our Summer Giveaway

Summer is here! To celebrate, Talkabook is giving away free virtual author visits throughout July and August.

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For Authors

5 Tips for Booking School Visits

Before the pandemic, in-person school visits were opportunities for authors to engage with young readers and spark their interest in books and creativity. They also provided vital income for many children's book authors and illustrators. So when the regular model for visiting with schools came to a halt, many turned to virtual opportunities.

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For Parents

The Value of Author Visits: Inspiration and Engagement

As the 2021 school year draws to a close and we look towards the summer and fall, parents and educators are searching for ways to get students back on track.

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The Value of Author Visits: Improving Reading Skills

It’s a difficult time for education; the past year has been challenging for students, parents, educators, and administrators alike. Now, in addition to the usual demands on resources, schools face the pressure of catching up after months of disruption and uncertainty.

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Author Q & A: Joy Jones

April 29th is this year’s Poem in Your Pocket Day. We encourage readers of all ages to join in the fun by reciting a poem, so we spoke to Joy Jones who gave us some tips for delivering an optimal poetry reading.

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For Parents

Author Q & A: Lee Wardlaw

In celebration of National Poetry Month and National Haiku Poetry Day, we spoke with Lee Wardlaw, award-winning author, poet, and educator.

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Celebrate National Poetry Month with Talkabook

April 2021 marks the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Month in the United States, and Talkabook offers a wide range of Programs that inspire young readers and writers to explore the world of poetry. Join us this month to learn about poetry, engage your imagination, stretch your creativity, and celebrate the poets of today and tomorrow.

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For Authors

Best ways to engage with kids over video calls

Tips on how to keep kids interested and the conversations going

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For Parents

Keeping authors off the endangered species list.

It’s harder than ever to make a living from writing books. That’s bad news for people who care about culture.

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For Authors

The do’s and don’ts of video calls.

A comprehensive guide to create the best video call experience.

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