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 

  • Note: If you would like to include shorter or fuller bios for the panelists, you can find them in this document in this Google Drive folder. 


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! 


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


We hope you’ll join us! 

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