Guest Blog by Melody McAllister
Drop Everything and STREAM With Us!
What are you doing for World Read Aloud Day 2021? It’s this coming Wednesday on February 3rd! If you haven’t made any plans, we have you covered. Amanda Fox, owner of MetaInk Publishing is partnering with me and my bookchat to dedicate an all-day livestreaming event of read alouds!
WRAD Stream-A-Thon is FREE!
This event is FREE! You don’t need to register for anything, and it looks like every author is going to be giving away a signed copy of their book to a lucky, random winner! All you have to do is tune in and let us know you are there by commenting!
Right now we have 15 authors who are going to be reading their children’s stories LIVE from 10am EST-6pm EST on my YouTube channel bit.ly/mjmcalliwrites. Make sure to subscribe so you won’t miss this awesome day of read alouds!
We know you probably can’t join us for the entire event, but we hope you’ll tune in when you can or even watch the replay later. We want children of all ages (we’re looking at you secondary teachers) to join us. For one day, drop everything and stream and read along with us! There will also be activities or an author Q&A session following each story.
Our last author, Dennis Mathew, will not only be sharing his best-selling book, Bello the Cello, he’ll also be sending us off with his beautiful songs. It doesn’t matter how old you are, you will be sure to find something special for our #WRADisRAD Stream-A-Thon celebration!
OH, and if you join us, take a screenshot for an extra chance of winning a signed copy of one of our children’s books when you Tweet us out using #WRADisRAD and tagging @mjmcallwrites, @MetaInkBooks, or @AmandaFoxStem!
Don’t forget to share this event with the teacher next door!
About the Author
Melody McAllister is a wife, mother of five, educator, and author. She and her family relocated to Alaska from the Dallas area in 2019. McAllister is 2017 Garland NAACP Educator of the Year and author of the I’m Sorry Story. She is also the Logistics Manager for EduMatch Publishing and Alice Keeler, LLC. McAllister has spoken at ISTE and ASTE about equity issues in education, and writes about her journey in her blog, HeGaveMeAMelody.com. If you would like to schedule an author read with your class, please contact her on Twitter or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join Melody’s BookChat every Wednesday at 8pm EST at YouTube.com/melodymcallister