Scholastic Parents Night: Keeping Kids Engaged As Readers

Scholastic Parents Night:
Keeping Kids Engaged as Readers!
Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
7:00 PM ET via Zoom

 

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 - 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.

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.

My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338225327
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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: On Our Shelves Now
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: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Graphix - March 2nd, 2021

King and the Dragonflies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338129335
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

Through My Eyes: Ruby Bridges Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780590189231
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - September 1st, 1999

Clifford Loves Cover Image
By Norman Bridwell (Created by), Jennifer Oxley (Illustrator)
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9781338715903
Availability: Backordered
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: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
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: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 1st, 2019

The Dangerous Gift (Wings of Fire, Book 14) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338214543
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Scholastic Press - March 2nd, 2021

Ground Zero Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338245752
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - February 2nd, 2021

Event address: 
Penguin Bookshop
417 Beaver Street
Sewickley, PA 15143
Event date: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 7:00pm