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.
What will kids be reading in 2018? Scholastic editors issue five predictions about what children’s book trends will be popular and successful next year.
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.
With new attention to diversity issues, Scholastic’s sixth biennial survey adds an Australian edition, and looks extensively on reading aloud at home.
North American sales of ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ top 2 million copies, UK sales blow past records, all within days of Rowling’s new release.
Scholastic and the non-profit organization We Need Diverse Books has announced that they are expanding their collaboration in order to put more books by diverse authors with diverse characters into schools.
The Scholastic Reading Club and We Need Diverse Books are promoting a list of 75 titles for middle-grade readers featuring diverse characters and plots.
Following the closure of the Roald Dahl Prize last month, Scholastic will introduce ‘a new series of awards for funny children’s books in the UK.’
Execs from Cornelsen Schulverlage, Scholastic India, Capstone’s myON, and Microsoft Education share thoughts about various edtech business models.