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Lisa See

Maryville Talks Books features interviews by noted authors.

Lisa See vividly illustrates the true spirit of motherhood and love of country as she discusses her latest novels, “Shanghai Girls” and the sequel, “Dreams of Joy.” She offers viewers an insightful look at how she intertwines the historical complexities of the time with personal relationships.

Lisa See

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Jackie and Me: Issues and Themes

Dan Gutman's novel Jackie and Me continues to be read and loved by thousands each year. In this program students had the opportunity to participate in a national videoconference book club discussion of issues and themes.

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Inside the Artist's Studio: An Author's Workshop with Ridley Pearson 1pm

Be part of an interactive writer's workshop with Ridley Pearson, award winning author of the Kingdom Keepers series, Peter and the Starcatchers, and many other books for young readers. 1pm This program was partially funded by the Missouri Arts Council.

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July 2012

The spectacular Lantern Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden is the backdrop for this episode of State of the Arts, as we take you behind the scenes and into the studios of our region's creative artists and performers.

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Going Green: Back to Nature

Importance of watersheds and what we can do to protect them, a lab activity to test stream water for macro invertebrates and water quality at the Little Creek Nature Area, Florissant, MO.

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There are 41 more episodes of Maryville Talks Books.

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May 2012

Visit to Craft Alliance, meet new Executive producer at the Muny Mike Isaacson, see where new plays get their start and a unique performance at Pulitizer foundation.