Michael Barrett

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Guest post: Celebrate Multicultural Children's Book Day

Michael Barrett January 25th, 2017

Disclosure: Scholastic is an official sponsor of Multicultural Children's Book Day.

Moving Day: What about books?

Michael Barrett January 13th, 2017

"Once upon a time...”

This is how many of the first stories my mother read aloud to me as a child began. The plot most likely played out as follows: protagonist...

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Top trends in children's books for 2017

Michael Barrett December 20th, 2016

Scholastic Reading Club editors make their 2017 predictions of the "must reads" in children's books.

"The Case for Loving": An Author Chat

Michael Barrett December 12th, 2016

Teaching tolerance through picture books - a discussion with Selina Alko and Sean Quells.

Holiday gift guide: Build a children’s book library in every room

Michael Barrett November 21st, 2016

Sneak Peek of the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition reveals key data about the number of books in U.S. homes.

Summer reading spotlight: Florida

Michael Barrett November 17th, 2016

As part of our celebration around the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, we're highlighting the stories of participating schools around the...

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First look flyer: Scholastic Reading Club - November 2016

Michael Barrett November 2nd, 2016

In case you missed it, The Scholastic Reading Club “Book Boys” hosted our monthly "First Look Flyer” yesterday for our November catalogs. Check out their "top picks"!

#MyCreativeYear: Why Creative Teens Should Share Their Story

Michael Barrett October 26th, 2016

Today’s teens have many ways to connect and share with their peers including online, social media, texting and more.  Even though there are countless options available,...

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Summer reading spotlight: Nigeria

Michael Barrett October 21st, 2016

As part of our celebration around the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, we're highlighting the stories of participating schools around the...

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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: Submissions Questions

Michael Barrett October 19th, 2016

In case you missed it, The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers hosted a Facebook Live event last week to help answer our most popular "Call for Submissions" questions...

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