Scholastic Parents Night

Scholastic Parents Night: Keeping Kids Engaged as Readers
Wednesday, February 10 | 7pm ET 

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About the Event


We hope you’ll join us for the second event in the Scholastic Parents Night series!

At Scholastic Parents Night: Keeping Kids Engaged as Readers, a panel of Scholastic authors, editors and education experts will answer your burning questions on how to engage kids with books, build their skills, and grow their confidence.

We will joined by:

  • Moderator John Schu - Lecturer at Rutgers University, Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic, host of the Facebook show Book Joy Live, and the author of the popular blog Watch. Read. Connect. 
  • Pam Allyn: Co-Author of Every Child a Super Reader and Founder of LitWorld
  • Andrea Davis Pinkney - Vice President and Executive Editor, Award-Winning Author 
  • Phil Falco - Creative Director (Graphix)
  • Malcolm Mitchell - Author of My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World, Founder of Share the Magic Foundation
  • Ernest Morrell: Co-author of Every Child a Super Reader and Director for the Center for Literacy Education at the University of Notre Dame
  • Lauren Tarshis - Author of the I Survived series, Publisher of Scholastic Classroom Magazines 

Attendees who visit the store after the event will receive a goodie bag (on a first come, first serve basis), and all attendees will receive digital activities, brochures and more! 

See below for a list of books you can purchase before or after the event.

We hope you’ll join us! 

About the Panelists


Moderator John Schu: John Schu is a lecturer at Rutgers University and the Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic Book Fairs. He is also the host of the Facebook show Book Joy Live and the  author of the popular blog Watch. Read. Connect. He works diligently to put the right book in every child’s hand.

Pam Allyn: Pam Allyn is the award-winning author of many books for educators and families, including Every Child a Super Reader, co-authored with Dr. Ernest Morrell. She is the founder of LitWorld, a global initiative serving children as readers and learners in 26 countries. 

Andrea Davis Pinkney: Andrea is a Vice President and Executive Editor at Scholastic,  working with authors including Malcolm Mitchell, Kacen Callender and Ruby Bridges. She is also the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of books for children and young adults, and was named one of the “25 Most Influential People in Our Children’s Lives” by Children’s Health Magazine.
 
Phil Falco: Phil Falco is the Creative Director of Graphix, the graphic novel imprint at Scholastic. He has worked on books including Dav Pilkey’s Dog Man series, the Wings of Fire series, Raina Telgemeier’s Smile, The Babysitters Club graphic novels and the new Graphix Chapters imprint.  (Graphix)

Malcolm Mitchell : Malcolm Mitchell is a Super Bowl Champion and an author of books for children, including My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World. In 2016, he founded the Share the Magic Foundation, a nonprofit organization aimed at promoting the benefits and joy of book reading, especially among striving and below-level readers. Malcolm considers a love of reading to be one of his greatest achievements. 

Ernest Morrell: Ernest Morrell is the Director for the Center for Literacy Education at the University of Notre Dame and a director of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). He is an award-winning author of ten books, including Every Child a Reader, co-authored by Pam Allyn.

Lauren Tarshis: Lauren Tarshis is the author of the New York Times bestselling I Survived series, which tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil.  She is also the SVP, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Scholastic Classroom Magazines, and the editor of Storyworks, a language arts magazine for grades 4-6.

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Get your Books


Get your copies of the books talked about at this event below! Please note: if our website lists any books as out of stock, we are able to order them from the publisher for you after you've placed your order. 
 

Event date: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 7:00pm
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My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338225327
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Orchard Books - December 29th, 2020

I Survived the California Wildfires, 2018 (I Survived #20) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338317442
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 1st, 2020

I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944 (I Survived Graphic Novel #3): Graphix Book (I Survived Graphic Novels #3) Cover Image
By Lauren Tarshis, Álvaro Sarraseca (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338666373
Availability: Not in Stock
Published: Graphix - February 2nd, 2021

Banana Fox and the Secret Sour Society: Graphix Chapters Book  (Banana Fox #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338660487
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - February 2nd, 2021

Slime for Dinner (Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novel #2) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338587357
Availability: Not in Stock
Published: Graphix - February 2nd, 2021

Claudia and the New Girl (Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novel #9) (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #9) Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Gabriela Epstein (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338304572
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - February 2nd, 2021

Allergic: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338568905
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - March 2nd, 2021

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King and the Dragonflies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338129335
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

Through My Eyes: Ruby Bridges Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780590189231
Availability: Not in Stock
Published: Scholastic Press - September 1st, 1999

Clifford Loves Cover Image
By Norman Bridwell (Created by), Jennifer Oxley (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338715903
Availability: Not in Stock
Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 1st, 2020

Chicken Little and the Big Bad Wolf Cover Image
By Sam Wedelich, Sam Wedelich (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338359008
Availability: Not in Stock
Published: Scholastic Press - March 2nd, 2021

Dragon Gets By: Acorn Book (Dragon #3) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338347500
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 26th, 2019

Pug Blasts Off: Branches Book (Diary of a Pug #1) Cover Image
By Kyla May, Kyla May (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338530032
Availability: Not in Stock
Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 1st, 2019

The Dangerous Gift (Wings of Fire, Book 14) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338214543
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - March 2nd, 2021

Ground Zero Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338245752
Availability: Not in Stock
Published: Scholastic Press - February 2nd, 2021

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