September 28th, 2021 | 43 mins 49 secs
books, hispanic heritage month, justin a. reynolds, latinx authors, marvel, pablo leon, pam muñoz ryan, reading, scholastic, sonia manzano, suzanne mccabe
In this episode, we celebrate Hispanic & Latine Heritage Month with some favorite Scholastic authors Sonia Manzano, Pam Muñoz Ryan and Justin A. Reynolds and illustrator Pablo Leon.
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.
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.
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.
February 2nd, 2021 | 22 mins 37 secs
books, education, malcolm mitchell, pam allyn, reading, scholastic, scholastic reads, world read aloud day
For 12 years, World Read Aloud Day has challenged participants to grab a book, find an audience, and read aloud. The global effort is now celebrated in 173 countries and counting.
December 17th, 2020 | 21 mins 45 secs
apple tv, books, education, kids, mindfulness, parents, reading, school, stillwater, teachers
Host Suzanne McCabe talks with Mallika Chopra, an author, speaker, and wellbeing expert who serves as the mindfulness consultant on the TV series, and award-winning children's book illustrator and artist, Jon J Muth.
November 11th, 2020 | 34 mins 2 secs
books, education, kids, parents, reading, scholastic, school, teachers
Today, we're celebrating Scholastic's 100th anniversary with President, Chairman, and CEO Dick Robinson.
October 2nd, 2020 | 31 mins 38 secs
books, hispanic heritage month, latinx authors, reading, scholastic
In this episode, we're celebrating Hispanic Heritage with two of our favorite Latinx authors, Aida Salazar and Francisco Stork.
July 13th, 2020 | 21 mins 19 secs
ann m martin, baby sitters club, books, bsc, netflix, reading, scholastic, tv
“It all started at the very beginning of seventh grade.” Sound familiar? To millions of Baby-Sitters Club fans, Kristy Thomas, Claudia Kishi, Mary Anne Spier, Stacey McGill, and Dawn Schafer are favorite childhood friends. In this episode, the breakout stars of the new Netflix TV show answer questions from our Scholastic Kid Reporters. We also spotlight author Ann M. Martin, who created the beloved book series.
June 24th, 2020 | 40 mins 9 secs
black lives matter, civil rights, education, families, kids, parents, reading, ruby bridges, scholastic
On November 14, 1960, Ruby Bridges integrated the all-white William Frantz Public School in her New Orleans neighborhood. She was six years old. Ruby’s courageous journey helped pave the way for Black and brown students across the United States to gain access to educational opportunities that had been denied to them for centuries.