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Meet the Authors

Meet the Author

Reading Rockets' Meet the Author podcast series features exclusive video interviews with top children's book authors and illustrators. You'll discover if Chris Van Allsburg is really as spooky as his books, where Jon Scieszka gets his wacky ideas, why Patricia Polacco's warm family tales seem so real, and much more!

Meet the Expert

Meet the Experts

Reading Rockets' Meet the Experts podcast series provides an opportunity to learn about educational topics directly from authorities in the field. Watch exclusive interviews with prominent professionals, like Drs. Maryanne Wolf and Louisa Moats. Topics include how to identify reading difficulties, the importance of developing reading skills early, and the role of phonics in reading instruction.

Meet the Authors

Watch & Learn

Reading Rockets' Watch & Learn podcast series goes inside the classroom to capture the best research-based techniques for teaching reading. The series features the country's top reading experts, a look at different reading strategies, practical advice for parents to help support their children's literacy development, as well as personal stories of children, families, and teachers.

Professional Development Webcasts

Professional Development Webcasts

Stay up-to-date with the Reading Rockets professional development webcast series. Listen, watch, and learn from top experts in the field of reading. Our webcasts are available anytime that's convenient for you.



For the busy dad who wants to learn more about literacy, what good reading instruction looks like in the classroom, and award-winning children's book authors, check out our DadCast podcast series.

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