Julia Graeper

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In Our Feeds: weddings, food and a pop quiz!

Julia Graeper August 14th, 2015

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found funny, provocative or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

That time my daughter asked me to teach her to read

Julia Graeper August 6th, 2015

So this very exciting thing happened last week: my three-year-old daughter said, “Mama, will you teach me how to read?” (Side note: it kills me when she...

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“Take chances, make mistakes and get messy”: Interview with a Magic School Bus superfan

Julia Graeper July 31st, 2015

Earlier this month, Scholastic received a letter from a Magic School Bus superfan. Adrianna just graduated with her B.S. in Biomedical Sciences from the...

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“The Judy Blume of graphic novelists:” Raina Telgemeier is having a major moment

Julia Graeper July 29th, 2015

Raina Telgemeier is having a major moment, a moment which shows no signs whatsoever of slowing down.

In Our Feeds: A new book from Dr. Seuss, tracking road trips in American Lit, and more!

Julia Graeper July 24th, 2015

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found funny, provocative or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

Raising a literate child: get grandparents involved!

Julia Graeper July 21st, 2015

Fellow parents, I have to tell you: I’ve started outsourcing my toddler daughter’s literacy development. I’m a busy mom, and I needed help!

Book-to-movie adaptations: yea, nay, or somewhere in between?

Julia Graeper July 16th, 2015

So. Are you excited to see Mockingjay Part 2 in November? There’s been a lot of buzz since the second trailer was released on social media last week. Personally,...

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Arbitrary reading rules (to live by)

Julia Graeper July 8th, 2015

I have a reading rule: if I have a book chosen for vacation reading, I will not start it a minute before I am officially on vacation. (This summer, as announced earlier, I...

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The Dark Side of Raising a Literate Toddler

Julia Graeper June 17th, 2015

Just kidding – there is no dark side! At Scholastic we believe deeply in the value of reading aloud beginning at birth (as recommended by the American Academy of...

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Why I read diverse books with my daughter

Julia Graeper June 10th, 2015

By now you’ve probably heard a lot about We Need Diverse Books, the campaign that began in April 2014 with a single tweet containing the #weneeddiversebooks hashtag. We...

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