FREE Virtual Author Programs for Readers Ages 5-13

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The Nocturnals Storytime

(Pre-recorded)

Readers following along at home can complete one of our many enrichment activities on NocturnalsWorld.com
We recommend our Listening Ears Crafts (to encourage respectful listening) and our SEL Guide to lead book-specific discussions on Kindness, Courage, and Honesty.
Storytime Videos
Listening Ears Activity
SEL Guide
The Nocturnals Writing Workshop w/Tracey Hecht (Live or Pre-recorded)
In The Nocturnals Writing Workshop, Tracey Hecht discusses inspiration, character development, and voice.
Recommended for ages 7-11 and runs 23 minutes.
Tracey Hecht Workshop Preview
Tracey Hecht Workshop Praise
Pippa Park Raises Her Game Writing Workshop w/Erin Yun (Live or Pre-recorded)
In the Pippa Park Raises Her Game Writing Workshop, Erin Yun discusses how to write your own retelling, how to create your own characters, and point of view.
We recommend patrons to follow along with our How to Write a Retelling Worksheet. 
Recommended for ages 8-12 and runs 25 minutes.
Erin Yun Workshop Preview
Follow Along Worksheet

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