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.
September 8th, 2021 | 38 mins 25 secs
children's books, parenting, reading, scholastic, scholastic podcast, september 11
In this episode, award-winning author Alan Gratz discusses the 9/11 attacks and the complicated fallout in the United States and abroad after that fateful day. Alan’s latest book, Ground Zero: A Novel of 9/11, helps young readers understand what it was like to be in Lower Manhattan when two airplanes struck the Twin Towers, and how the attacks led to a 20-year war in Afghanistan.
August 5th, 2021 | 25 mins 37 secs
children's books, education, kids literature, parenting, sayantani dasgupta, scholastic, summer reading
According to the Scholastic Teacher & Principal School Report, more than 60% of educators notice a learning loss among students—also known as the “summer slide”—at the start of the academic year. Educators overwhelmingly agree that reading books when school is out supports students’ academic success.
January 23rd, 2020 | 30 mins 36 secs
be a better parent, carmen agra deedy, dav pilkey, family, kids, lester laminack, literacy, pam allyn, parenting, parents, peter reynolds, reading, scholastic, scholastic reads, teachers, world read aloud day
December 23rd, 2019 | 19 mins 48 secs
744002, books, christmas, education, eid al-fitr, family, hanukkah, holidays, parenting, teaching
December 3rd, 2019 | 19 mins 11 secs
744002, activism, alyssa milano, books, bullying, education, kids, parenting, school, teaching
October 24th, 2019 | 37 mins 36 secs
books, education, halloween, kids, parenting
October 11th, 2019 | 44 mins 30 secs
books, civil rights, education, nonfiction, parenting, teaching
August 26th, 2019 | 26 mins 52 secs
books, childrens books, literature, parenting, reading, teaching
August 1st, 2019 | 31 mins 15 secs
books, education, literature, parenting, reading, research, teaching