With everything going on, I’ve been asked a lot if I’ll be doing read-alouds of my books. I am working with my publisher, Simon & Schuster, to put something together, but in the interim, I wanted to update you with some guidelines and resources.
For using my books (or any Simon and Schuster books) please be guided by the following:
You can also find these guidelines on the Simon & Schuster site here.
For my Going Wild books, please use the guidelines from HarperCollins here.
Here are some online resources for you to use with your students:
A video of me reading the first chapter of THE UNWANTEDS: https://youtu.be/xo1nTlJ5mZ4
A book trailer for THE UNWANTEDS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93eUOh3JQ2U
A short interview, including my inspiration for the series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-QksUJze2E
THE UNWANTEDS QUESTS: DRAGON CAPTIVES Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RD-eyhp9mWA
A Meet The Author interview I did recently for Fairfax Network – Fairfax County Public Schools: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2yL8XIEq7c
My author page at Simon & Schuster where you can download my book cover images: https://www.simonandschuster.com/authors/Lisa-McMann/45103601
The dedicated THE UNWANTEDS website where you can download educator guides, quizzes, and other fun things: http://www.theunwantedsseries.com/Here’s a link about the brand new Unwanteds app—a social gathering place to learn fun facts about the characters, spells, and worlds. You can add details, chat, and meet other fans of the series. https://unwanteds.app/
Here is a mini version of my school presentation suitable for grades 3 and up:
Here is a video that includes me reading the first chapter of The Unwanteds: