Following the death on June 5 of Scholastic’s longtime chief Richard Robinson, the board names Peter Warwick to succeed him.
The premier event of Bologna Children’s Book Fair includes the debut of the International Publishers Association’s 125th-anniversary video.
Calling reading a ‘civil right,’ Richard Robinson joined Scholastic in 1964 and led the company for almost 50 years.
An advocate for ‘authors and readers,’ Carolyn Reidy will be the first to receive the National Book Foundation’s Literarian Award posthumously
From ‘The Wonders of Dry Desert Plants’ and ‘The Cigarette: A Political History,’ the 2020 PROSE finalist titles cover a dizzying range of topics.
Engaged with the American Booksellers Association since 1990, Oren Teicher retires at the end of this year from his position as the ABA’s CEO.
Recognizing the careers of the Chilean-American author Isabel Allende and the science-foundation program director Doron Weber, the National Book Foundation’s medals are its lifetime achievement honors.
Hailed for grasp of ‘the beauty and complexities of rural America,’ Annie Proulx is to be the 30th laureate of the National Book Foundation’s top honor.
Scholastic has donated 1 million books to Reach Out and Read, a literacy charity that works to provide books to at-risk children via doctors and nurses.
At the opening press conference of the Frankfurt Book Fair on Tuesday, Richard Robinson (Scholastic CEO) said that children’s publishing leads in digital forms of reading.
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