Watch the Video.
Curious about how each panel was created? Watch this video of Artist Augusto Bordelois from the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning leading a group of library patrons to create their unique piece of art.
About the Author + Inspiration for "Stories Connect Us"
is the internationally best-selling author of many books for young readers, including favorites Because of Winn-Dixie
, The Tale of Despereaux
, and Flora & Ulysses
. She is the winner of two Newbery Medals and a Newbery Honor, in addition to other awards in children’s literature. Kate was selected by the Library of Congress as the 2014-2015 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature
, for which she traveled the country raising awareness of the importance of children’s literature, education, and lifelong literacy. DiCamillo says about stories, “When we read together, we connect. Together, we see one another.