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.
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.
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.
September 9th, 2020 | 36 mins 5 secs
books, books for kids, education, parents, read aloud, scholastic, teachers, young adult books
When you hold a new book in your hands, the rest of the world seems to fade away. Lots of great titles from Scholastic are hitting the shelves this fall, bringing the promise of adventure to our young readers. We wanted to give you a preview of the books you can look forward to, so we invited some of our authors including Kelly Yang and Tami Charles to read aloud.
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.
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.
March 5th, 2020 | 18 mins 54 secs
jenny downham, reading, scholastic, ya, young adult novel
In her latest novel, Furious Thing, Jenny Downham discusses the insidious nature of gaslighting, the power of one 15-year-old girl’s anger, and the risk of speaking up about those feelings.