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.
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.
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
October 4th, 2018 | 28 mins 47 secs
books, childrens books, graphic novel, illustrator, kids books, literature, publishing, reading, scholastic
September 6th, 2018 | 20 mins 5 secs
books, harry potter, jk rowling, reading, scholastic
April 12th, 2018 | 20 mins 42 secs
current events, education, kids press, news, parenting, scholastic, teaching