Sharon Draper, educator, and award-winning author, makes a return visit to the Fairfax Network. Her 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.
This program is archived in the Fairfax Network Video Library and is available as a high-resolution MP4 video to download, record, and save. Registration is required. For more information, visit https://www.fcps.edu/node/34028.