Following the death on June 5 of Scholastic’s longtime chief Richard Robinson, the board names Peter Warwick to succeed him.
The former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick writes in his first book in the series about differences between himself and his adoptive family.
Calling reading a ‘civil right,’ Richard Robinson joined Scholastic in 1964 and led the company for almost 50 years.
As much as 30 percent of typical annual reading gains may not be carried into schoolwork in the autumn, says an NWEA report, as the COVID-19 pandemic affects US education.
‘I knew I wanted to see it as a film,’ says Imagine Kids+Family chief Stephanie Sperber about Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’ from Scholastic.
Urging young readers to contribute to their communities, Dav Pilkey’s ‘Do Good Tour’ will open in August with stops in the States, Asia and India.
More children are seen by Scholastic’s researchers as reading ‘zero books’ during the summer, and many parents don’t grasp the ‘summer slide’ problem.
Scholastic’s biennial Kids & Family Reading Report finds American families are reading books aloud to their children more often.
Having run reports from 44 Kids Press Corps reporters aged 10 to 14 during the 2017-2018 school year, children’s publisher Scholastic has put out the call for applications from journalism-minded young people for the 2018-2019 school year.
In France, a new exhibition on Arab comics launches at the Angoulême Comics Festival. And in the States, Scholastic’s new nonfiction imprint will tackle history and social issues for children.