As Editor of the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps, I work with young reporters to get stories about everything from sports to the environment to scientific breakthroughs. This year, many of our reporters are on the campaign trail, talking to presidential candidates, political experts, and voters about issues that matter to kids.
May 4th, 2017 | 23 mins 4 secs
books, children's books, education, emma donoghue, reading
This week, we're talking with Emma Donoghue (author of the award-winning novel for adults Room), about her first book for children, The Lotterys Plus One. She's joined by her editor, Arthur A. Levine, to talk about the process of transitioning from writing for adults to writing for children; where the inspiration for Sumac Lottery and her big, unruly family came from; and the role Emma's own chlidren play in her creative process.
April 20th, 2017 | 46 mins 8 secs
books, calvin trillin, children's books, children's literature, poetry, poets, reading, writing
This week, we're celebrating Poetry Month by talking about the power and joy of poetry.