Mouse Was Mad, picture book by Linda Urban
The author, a Children's Choice Book Award finalist, reads her picture book, Mouse Was Mad. The viewer can turn the pages of the book by clicking on them, and can read along with the author, who is seen in a side window, reading and talking to the viewer. One of the "A Story Before Bed" author read-alouds. (6:23)
When Wishes Come True, a picture book by Per-Henrik Gurth
In this video, a young, enthusiastic mom sits cross-legged on a child's bed and reads a mommypicks top-rated children's picture book. Illustrations from the book are shown. In the story, Little Bear closes his eyes and wishes and wishes for his dreams to come true. Mother Bear explains that many of his wishes DO come true! Readers will be touched by this reassuring tale of love and hope. Guitar picking in background at beginning and end. (4:11)
Author Kinney Talks About Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid is interviewed at Borders. He talks about his his fans and writing his book.
Diary of a Wimpy Kids Manufacturing Process
Very interesting video showing the whole process of making a book called diary of Wimpy Kid.
Jeff Kinney Speaks About Diary of a Wimpy KId
Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kids speaks to a live audience about his book. He discusses the origins of Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
Maniac Magee By Jerry Spinelli
This is a video about the novel Maniac Magee. It gives a brief background about the author, Jerry Spinelli and some highlights from the book.
Part 4: Taking Your Idea for a Book Out to Lunch
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry
Spinelli. Clip talks about Maniac Magee and Stargirl. Captures the idea
of taking your idea for a book out to lunch.
Part 6: Why Maniac Magee Carries a Book with Him
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about why Maniac Magee Carries a book with him.
Part 7:Forms of Play: Cappello Reads to Spinelli frm Awkward
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about forms of play and reads to Spinelli from her book, Awkward.
How Neil Gaiman Got the Idea for the Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman speaks for a live audience in London in 2008. He talks about what gave him the idea for the Graveyard Book.
Libba Bray Reading From Going Bovine
Libba Bray at a book signing. She reads excerpts from her book, Going Bovine.
Marla Frazee Interview
Interview with Marla Frazee. She talks about her book illustrations and her inspirations growing up.
Kinney Explains Writing Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid explains how he wrote the book. He gives tips and writing ideas and answers questions from the audience at Borders.
How to Write a Good Fantasy Book
Write a good fantasy book by creating a reality to an imaginary world with tips from a playwright in this video on creative writing that she personally shares with you. The video includes video captions.
Maurice Sendak is interviewed by Bill Moyers
This professional news segment is about the life of Maurice Sendak. Maurice Sendak is the author of the popular book "Where the Wild Things Are." (Run time - 17:04)
"The Sneetches" Part 1 of 2: animated TV film of Dr. Seuss' picture book by that title
The first of a 2-part reproduction of Dr. Seuss' book, The Sneetches, produced as part of a 1973 animated television special and movie, Dr. Seuss on the Loose directed by Hawley Pratt for DePatie-Freleng Enterprises and CBS; this special included the stories The Sneetches, The Zax, and Green Eggs and Ham. (6:33)
J.K. Rowling; A Year in Her Life, Part 1 of
One of the most popular authors of this era. This documentary chronicles a year in this author's life. In November 2006, in a hotel room in Edinborough, J.K. Rowling is working on the last chapters of her final Harry Potter book. The series took 17 years to write. Writer James Runcie interviews Rowling throughout this series. (4:39)
This video introduces the relevant anatomy and pathology underpinning the modern treatment of breast cancer.
Classroom Technology Demonstration
This is an excerpt from the March 27, 2006 Okemos Public School Board meeting. Kelly Carrier, a high school science teacher, demonstrates technology tools, ...
TRAD 104: An Introduction to Special Collections
Dr. Albrecht Classen introduces his TRAD 104 students to the UA Library's Special Collections during Fall Semester 2010. He and Ph.D. candidate James K. Howell meet archivist Erika Castaño who takes them into the Special Collections vault where they look at incunabula and rare books. Dr. Classen shows a collection of Chaucer's works from 1550, examines it's beautiful binding, reads the title page aloud and shows pages from the book. Later he shows students the library's replica of the Codex Ma