1. Meet the Author: FCPS Educators Who Write


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    Meet Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) educators who walk the talk—writing for critical acclaim as well as fun. During this webcast, these teacher-authors share tips for teaching literacy…

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    • Meet the Author: Sharon Draper


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      Winner of the 2015 recipient of the American Library Association Margaret A. Edwards Award, Sharon Draper discusses Stella by Starlight, talks with students about what inspires her stories, the writing…

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      • Undercover with Chris Pavone and Nicholas Roberts Fine Wine


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        On Wednesday, March 9, 2016, patrons went undercover with Chris Pavone and his world of international intrigue while sipping on some of the wines that are mentioned in his new thriller The Travelers.…

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        • Meet the Author: Discover Shakespeare with West Potomac Theatre Cast


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          The Fairfax Network returns to the Folger Shakespeare Library to examine one of Shakespeare’s most evil characters, Richard III—a character audiences love to hate. Folger Director, Dr.…

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          • Meet the Author: Lisa Graff


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            Lisa Graff, a former children's book editor, is the author of the National Book Award nominee A Tangle of Knots, as well as Lost in the Sun, and Absolutely Almost. During her vist to the Meet…

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            • 2015 Annual Meeting with Author Kristen Harnisch


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              On Saturday, October 17, 2015, Kristen Harnisch, author of The Vintner's Daughter, was our featured speaker. Kristen will discuss how Darien Library helped her transition from banker, to stay-at-home…

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              • Meet the Author: Amanda Panitch


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                On Thursday, December 17, 2015, Amanda Panitch, author of Damage Done, was our featured speaker. About Damage Done 22 minutes separate Julia Vann’s before and after. Before: Julia had a…

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                • Meet the Author: Ingrid Law


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                  Ingrid Law is the New York Times bestselling author of Savvy, a 2009 Newbery Honor Book,and its companion novels, Scumble and Switch. During her visit to the Meet the Author studio, Law talks about…

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                  • Meet the Author: John Morse


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                    In 1999, students met John Morse, then president of Merriam-Webster Dictionary. During this Meet the Author program, Morse describes the role of lexicographers, the difference between citations and…

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                    • Meet the Author: John Grisham


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                      John Grisham is creating a court room drama series for middle school readers featuring Theodore Boone, a savvy 13-year-old, who knows a lot about the law. The Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer series finds…

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