1/1/2013 Write On! Radio

 

We speak with award-winning children's author John Coy, who shares the inside scoop on his latest picture book, Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball, illustrated by Joe Morse. He is the author of many books for young readers, young adults and middle grade readers.

We also speak with Larry Elder about his new memoir, Dear Father, Dear Son: Two Lives…Eight Hours. He is the author of three other books, including What’s Race Got to Do with It and The Ten Things You Can’t Say in America.

Playlist Tracks: 
Bobby McFerrin - Bang! Zoom
Album: Bang! Zoom; Label: BlueNote
T. Tykwer, J. Klimek, R. Heil - Running One
Album: Run Lola Run; Label: TVT Soundtrax
Bobby McFerrin - Bang! Zoom
Album: Bang! Zoom; Label: BlueNote
John Coy - Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball
Topics: picture book
Larry Elder - Dear Father, Dear Son: Two Lives...Eight Hours
Topics: memoir