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Earl E. Literacy

Grade Levels: 6 - 12
Core Subject(s): Language Arts
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Episodes:

  • Earl E. Literacy: Aaron Reynolds and Neil Nuberman

    Official spokes puppet of the Salt Lake City Public Library interviews the creators of the Joey Fly graphic novel series, Aaron Reynolds and Neil Numberman. Done via webcam, Earl interviews Aaron and Neil while they are in Chicago and New York and he is in Salt Lake City!

    Length: 00:00:00
  • Earl E. Literacy: Author Allen Kurzeil

    Earl E. Literacy, spokespuppet for the Salt Lake City Public Library, interviews Allen Kurzweil, author of "Potato Chip Science." Earl and Allen try out some awesome science demonstrations at the King's English Bookshop in Salt Lake City, UT.

    Length: 00:05:38
  • Earl E. Literacy: Author Ann Cannon

    Spokespuppet for The City Library, Earl E. Literacy, interviews local Salt Lake City children's author Ann Cannon about her new book "Chihuahua Chase". Set in Salt Lake City itself, the book is about two friends who have to solve the mystery of disappearing chihuahuas. Ann also talks about how she started writing and what some of her favorite books are.

    Length: 00:05:00
  • Earl E. Literacy: Author Brandon Mull

    Earl E. Literacy, spokespuppet of the Salt Lake City Public Library, interviews author Brando Mull about his many books, his workstyle as an author, and how kids can become better writes themselves.

    Length: 00:06:00
  • Earl E. Literacy: Author Debu Majumdar

    Spokespuppet of The City Library, Earl E. Literacy, interviews children's author Debu Majumdar about his new book "Viku and his Elephant". They also talk about jungle animals and what children are like in India!

    Length: 00:05:09
  • Earl E. Literacy: Author Doreen Cronin

    City Library Spokespuppet Earl E. Literacy sits down with children's author Doreen Cronin to talk about her new book, how she started writing as a kid, and some tips she has for kids to become better writers themselves!

    Length: 00:05:51
  • Earl E. Literacy: Author Gail Carson Levine

    While on a book tour supporting the publication of her newest book "A Tale of Two Castles" Gail Carson Levine took a few minutes to speak with City Library Spokespuppet Earl. Gail chats about how she writes her books and even give tips on how kids can become writers!

    Length: 00:05:41
  • Earl E. Literacy: Author Gary Schmidt

    Earl E. Literacy, Spokepuppet of the Salt Lake City Public Library, interviews young adult author Gary Schmidt about his books, how he started to read and write, and tips for kids on how to write.

    Length: 00:04:56
  • Earl E. Literacy: Author John Flanagan

    City Library Spokespuppet Earl E. Literacy interviews "Ranger's Apprentice" series author John Flanagan. They talk about John's new book, his connection to his characters, how his books connect to his family and how young writers can better plan their stories.

    Length: 00:09:18
  • Earl E. Literacy: Author Jonathan Stroud

    Earl, spokespuppet for the Salt Lake City Public Library, interviews Johnathan Stroud, author of the Bartimeus Sequence, at the King's English Bookshop in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Length: 00:08:32
  • Earl E. Literacy: Author Karl Beckstrand

    City Library Spokespuppet Ear E. Literacy interviews children's author Karl Beckstrand about his new book Bad Bananas.

    Length: 00:04:37
  • Earl E. Literacy: Author Kristi Yamaguchi

    City Library Spokespuppet Earl E. Literacy interviews gold-medal winning Olympic athlete turned children's author Kristi Yamaguchi. They talk about Kristi's Olympic history, review a couple of ice skating outfits that Earl tries on, and where Kristi gets her inspiration to write from.

    Length: 00:06:55
  • Earl E. Literacy: Author Marc Brown

    Earl E. Literacy, spokespuppet for the Salt Lake City Public Library, interviews Marc Brown, author and illustrator of the Arthur Adventure series. Marc talks about the new Arthur book (Arthur Goes Green), the origins of the Arthur character, and gives kids some tips on how to become an author or illustrator themselves!

    Length: 00:06:25
  • Earl E. Literacy: Author Richard Peck

    The City Library's spokespuppet, Earl E. Literacy, interviews author Richard Peck at the King's English Bookshop.

    Length: 00:05:13
  • Earl E. Literacy: Author Robert Neubecker

    Earl E. Literacy, spokespuppet for the Salt Lake City Public Library, interviews children's author and illustrator Robert Neubecker. They talk about Robert's love of the ocean, his Wow! book series and his process for illustrating books.

    Length: 00:05:26
  • Earl E. Literacy: Playworks Director Chris Conard

    Earl E. Literacy, spokespuppet for The City Library, travels to Lincoln Elementary to interview Chris Conard about the Playworks program. Watch the video to learn more about Playworks helps kids have more constructive fun during recess, teaches them conflict/resolution skills and cools them down to be more focused when they return to class.

    Length: 00:05:43
  • Earl E. Literacy: Police Chief Chris Burbank

    The City Library's own spokespuppet, Earl E. Literacy, interviews the Salt Lake City Police Department's Chief of Police Chris Burbank. They talk about who safe people are, what number to call when you need to talk to the police and how to be safe while riding your bike.

    Length: 00:04:47
  • Earl E. Literacy: Visits the Natural History Museum of Utah

    Join Earl E. Literacy, official spokespuppet of the Salt Lake City Public Library, as he takes a tour of the new Natural History Museum of Utah with Youth Teaching Coordinator Linda Gillis. They explore the museum, talk about the LEAP Into Science program and even get to see fossils of a recently discovered dinosaur species!

    Length: 00:00:07
  • Earl E. Literacy: Visits the Weinermobile

    The City Library's spokespuppet, Earl, interviews Tailgating Tracy when the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile stops by the Main Library in Salt Lake City.

    Length: 00:02:36
  • Earl E. Literacy: Visit to The Leonardo

    Spokespuppet Earl E. Literacy visits The Leonardo, the new art and science museum on the south side of Library Square. He interviews Elizabeth Vincent, marketing and communications director at The Leonardo. They talk about the science, art and technology the Leo has, and what kinds of fun stuff you can do there.

    Length: 00:04:34

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