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Links to a baker's dozen popular children's author read alouds and activities on the web, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

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Mac Barnett

The author of Sam and Dave Dig a Hole and The Terrible Two reads live on Instagram. Appropriate for 3rd grade and up.

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Squiggles & Scribbles
by Ben Clanton

The creator of the Narwhal and Jelly graphic novels hosts Snack and Read Live.

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James Dean

The author of the Pete the Cat books reads live on Instagram. Great for preschool through 2nd grade.

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Tony DiTerlizzi
Drawn to Fantasy

The illustrator of Spiderwick and other favorite books demonstrates drawing techniques on Facebook live. Great for upper elementary and middle school students.

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Nikki Grimes
Nikki's Jams

The award-winning author reads from her books and offers writing prompts for budding poets in these YouTube videos. Great for all ages.

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Dan Gutman

The author of a variety of books reads a chapter a day from his Weird School books on Facebook live. Great for 2nd and 3rd graders.

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Oliver Jeffers

The author's Stay at Home Storytime is on Instagram. Great for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders.

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Jarrett Krosoczka
Draw Every Day

Drawing tips from the author of the Lunch Lady graphic novels on YouTube. Great for 2nd grade and up.

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Kate Messner

The prolific author and teacher reads from her own books, shares readings from her books on YouTube. All ages.

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Dav Pilkey At Home

Videos with new drawing tips and Flip-o-rama stories from the author of Captain Underpants and Dog Man. Great for all grades.

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Peter Reynolds

Author of The Dot reads on Facebook Live. Great for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders.

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Mo Willems
Lunch Doodles

The author of Piggie and Gerald, and the Pigeon books shares drawing and storytelling tips. Great for artists of all ages, but books are popular with preschool through 2nd graders.

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Gene Luen Yang

Here's one for older readers with the award winning graphic novelist on Facebook. 

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