May 9th, 2022 | 28 mins 57 secs
children, education, mental health, scholastic, sel, social emotional learning
During the pandemic, an increasing number of children and adolescents have reported struggling with anxiety and depression. How can we help them process their emotions and get the support they need?
March 10th, 2022 | 31 mins 51 secs
books, children, education, reading, scholastic, women's history month
In this episode, we celebrate Women’s History Month and the power of women to transform our world, one stitch at a time. Host Suzanne McCabe talks with Scholastic Kid Reporter Camille Fallen, 13, about a recent interview she conducted with acclaimed textile artist Bisa Butler and Dr. Gholdy Muhammad, an educator and the author of the bestselling Cultivating Genius: An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy.
January 28th, 2022 | 17 mins 35 secs
books, children, education, parenting, reading, scholastic, teaching, world read aloud day
In this episode, we’ve made World Read Aloud Day a family affair. Author Tami Charles and her son, Christopher, join host Suzanne McCabe to discuss Tami’s picture book, All Because You Matter, which was named the Best Children’s Book of 2020 by Amazon. Next, author Varian Johnson and his daughters, Savannah and Sydney, read from Varian’s graphic novel, Twins, which was chosen as a top-10 graphic novel of 2021 by the ALA Graphic Novels & Comics Round Table. Then, author Aida Salazar and her children, Avelina and M.J. Santos, read from Aida’s brand-new picture book in verse, In the Spirit of a Dream: 13 Stories of American Immigrants of Color.
February 23rd, 2021 | 21 mins 21 secs
books, children, reading, scholastic, teaching
In this episode, author Varian Johnson and illustrator Shannon Wright talk about Twins, their new graphic novel for middle-graders.
January 28th, 2021 | 33 mins 28 secs
anti-racism education, children, parents, scholastic, teachers
In this episode, we focus on anti-racism education in the classroom and at home. Host Suzanne McCabe talks with Dr. Gholdy Muhammad and Monique Melton.
June 18th, 2020 | 35 mins 6 secs
children, kids, leah johnson, lgbtqia+, parents, pride, scholastic
In this episode, debut author, Leah Johnson talks with host Suzanne McCabe about growing up in Indiana, becoming a fiction writer, and “giving queer folks the happy ending they deserve.”
April 16th, 2020 | 20 mins 52 secs
children, coronavirus, covid-19, global health crisis, kids, kids press, pandemic, scholastic
In this episode, host Suzanne McCabe, who is the editor of Scholastic Kids Press, talks with five Kid Reporters about life during the coronavirus pandemic.
February 12th, 2020 | 19 mins 46 secs
black history month, books, children, diversity, dr. carla hayden, inclusion, kids, librarian of congress, literature, reading, scholastic
In this episode, we chat with Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden about the importance of representation for our young readers.
March 7th, 2019 | 20 mins 46 secs
art, books, children, education, literature, parenting
February 22nd, 2018 | 22 mins 57 secs
books, children, children's books, parenting, reading