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School Events Collage Home Slide. BookPeople School Events logo in front of a collage of images taken from various virtual school events.
School Events Testimonial Slide. Text reads: I have hosted a ozen different authors over the last three years with BookPeople School Events, and every time the entire process from proposal to reconciling sales after the event has been nothing but a joy. The entire school events team is a pleasure to work with. BookPeople has a step-by-step process that will set you up for success even if this your first ever author event! -Brad Dusing at Sunset Valley
The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez virtual school event image. Student holds a copy of the book in front of a projection of the virtual event. Also contains the cover image for the book and a signed title page.

BookPeople is able to bring the biggest and brightest names in children’s literature to Austin and surrounding area schools. Think:  Max Brallier, Dav Pilkey, Sharon Draper, Shannon Hale & LeUyen Pham, Tami Charles, Jon Scieszka, Kwame Alexander, Jeff Kinney, Ryan Higgins, AND SO MANY MORE!  Each season we coordinate with publishers to bring touring authors directly to your schools.

how to host a school event banner. Main Text reads : Hosting an author at your is school is EASY and FUN! step1 Submit Proposals step 2 confirm date & time step 3 Promote Step 4 Host the Author.

Booking your virtual or in person author event has never been easier!

  1. Fill out a proposal form for the author(s) you are interested in hosting.
  2. Schedule your event date and time.
  3. Promote the event!  Let students and teachers know their favorite author will be stopping by to  chat! We provide you with a promotional flyer with a link to purchase books through
  4. Meet your author LIVE at the school or LIVE on ZOOM!
    1. We will send an event host to your school for in-person events
    2. For virtual events, you provide the link and we’ll meet up on zoom for an awesome event!!

As always, these events are free to the school, but we do require a minimum number of books to be sold. Books are sold directly through If you want to collect payments via cash or check as well, you can accept them (payable to the school), and we will invoice you for the total after the fact.

Book Only Events

You’ve scheduled the author on your own, now all  you need is books. We’re happy to help!  Order your books through us and pick them up curbside when they arrive.  Minimum order: 20 books.

Interested in some of our other programs and offers for schools? Contact Meghan at or check out our Teacher and Librarian Resource Page!