Show: Meet the Author

Episode: Meet the Author: Sharon Draper

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Episode Description:

Sharon Draper, educator and award-winning author, makes a return visit to the Fairfax Network. Her newest book Stella by Starlight received the National Council of Teachers of English 2016 Charlotte Huck Award. Selected as one of New York Times 2015 Notable Children’s Books, Stella by Starlight was recognized for presenting a unique look at the power of family in the Jim Crow South and during the Great Depression.

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 process, and what a writer's life is really about.

During the webcast, Draper answers questions posed by students via telephone and e-mail, and talks with students from West Potomac High School's Teachers for Tomorrow program via Skype.

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Date SD Episode Video Uploaded: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 11:09

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