May 13th, 2021 | 47 mins 1 sec
aapi, asian american and pacific islander, children's book, children's literature, dr. don vu, front desk, kelly yang, reading, room to dream, scholastic, suzanne mccabe, three keys
In this episode, we spotlight Asian American heritage and the immigrant experience with author Kelly Yang and educator Don Vu.
March 18th, 2021 | 41 mins 23 secs
books, children's book, dr. ronke olabisi, kids lit, literature, rebecca siegel, scholastic, scholastic reads podcast, science, steam, women's history month
Do you know a little girl who dreams of becoming an astronaut, a fighter pilot, or an aeronautical engineer? In this episode, we celebrate the achievements of women who dared to follow their own dreams at a time when they were laughed at and dismissed.
July 26th, 2018 | 15 mins 58 secs
books, children's book, children's literature, graphic novels, illustration, literature, reading
Jeff Smith broke ground with the graphic novelization of his long-running comic, BONE. Now, he's introducing the beloved cousins from Boneville to a younger audience with his first picture book, Smiley's Dream Book.
This week, we sit down with Jeff to talk about writing a picture book, the cartoonists who inspire him, and why he'll never say you shouldn't doodle on your math homework.