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Authors Who Skype with Classes

Authors Who Skype with Classes

This site offers links to authors who are willing to Skype to classes that are reading their books in school or for book clubs.  Although designed for middle school students, there are also links to authors of adult books.

According to the site host, "I started it because I’ve found that virtual author visits are a great way to connect authors and readers, and I realize that many schools facing budget troubles don’t have the option of paid author visits. With that in mind, this is a list of authors who offer free 20-minute Q and A sessions with classes and book clubs that have finished reading one of their books."

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Carol Helton
Carol Helton (Faculty)
6 years ago

This site a great way to bring books to life by promoting a Skype visit to the classroom by the author.  The site offers a list of authors who would be wiling to participate in a free Skype visit after the classroom/group has read a book written by that author.  This is available to classes from preschool to adults.  

Sandra Toth
Sandra Toth (Faculty)
7 years ago

This site offers a great way to bring literacy back into the classroom by using technology and saving money.

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Designed well and information can be found easily.

Time spent reviewing site: 25 minutes