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ALA Announces Colin Kaepernick Will Close LibLearnX

Kaepernick will talk with librarians about his first children’s book, illustrated by Eric Wilkerson, 'I Color Myself Different,' which is scheduled for an April, 2022 publication from Scholastic Press and Kaepernick Publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'Exceptional' Newport leaves Scholastic for Hachette Children's Group

Scholastic’s Kate Newport is joining Hachette Children’s Group in the newly created role of publisher for non-fiction.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-09 18:55:54 UTC ]
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Scholastic lands Pichon's new Tom Gates book to get kids drawing

Scholastic has landed a new Tom Gates book by Liz Pichon which aims to get everyone drawing in the UK as part of a national campaign. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-13 08:19:08 UTC ]
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Scholastic strikes deal for Netflix series Karma's World

Scholastic UK has announced a global publishing deal with 9 Story Media Group and Karma’s World Entertainment for a new Netflix series. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-13 02:29:44 UTC ]
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Alex Gino’s children’s novel George retitled Melissa ‘to respect trans heroine’

Writer says they had not realised they should speak up about the title when the book was first published, but it will henceforth take the heroine’s female nameAlex Gino’s award-winning children’s novel about a trans girl, George, is being renamed Melissa, after Gino and publisher Scholastic said... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-11-02 14:38:09 UTC ]
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Scholastic sniffs out two more from Stephen and Anita Mangan

Scholastic UK has picked up a two more middle-grade titles from brother-sister duo Stephen and Anita Mangan.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-20 02:47:45 UTC ]
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Scholastic picks up trans teen memoir from Hancox

Scholastic has swooped on Welcome to St Hell, a "groundbreaking" YA memoir about being a trans teen, written and illustrated by influencer and filmmaker Lewis Hancox.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-18 19:31:24 UTC ]
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Succession at Scholastic Seemed to Be a Shock, Even to the New Chairwoman

The powerhouse children’s publisher, known for Harry Potter, had been passed from father to son until Iole Lucchese, a top executive, was given control. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-18 18:41:08 UTC ]
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James Patterson and Scholastic are joining forces to mitigate illiteracy.

In rather heartwarming news, bestselling novelist James Patterson is working with Scholastic Book Clubs to tackle literacy inequity. On Monday, Scholastic announced that Patterson had donated $1.5 million to help launch “The United States of Readers,” a classroom initiative created to address... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-28 17:26:56 UTC ]
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Scholastic Has Good Start to Fiscal 2022—with a Caveat

Scholastic reported higher sales and a smaller loss in the first quarter of fiscal 2022 compared to the first quarter of fiscal 2021, and while it said business is improving, it did point to some “headwinds” which all publishers are facing: rising costs and disruptions in the supply chain. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic snaps up 12-year-old documentary star's debut

Scholastic has snapped up the debut middle-grade novel of 12-year-old Cara Mailey, in the same week as a BBC One documentary airs about her and her family. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 23:35:29 UTC ]
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Scholastic to release Friends series

Scholastic is to release a new set of illustrated books for children and adult fans, based on the TV series "Friends", in partnership with Warner Bros.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-12 06:56:45 UTC ]
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Scholastic Sees Growth Ahead in Fiscal 2022

A plunge in book fair revenue led to a 12.5% decline in sales at Scholastic in the fiscal year ended May 31, 2021, but the publisher forecast "significant growth" in 2022 revenue and an improved bottom line. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Signs Multi-Book Deal with Colin Kaepernick

The former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick writes in his first book in the series about differences between himself and his adoptive family. The post Scholastic Signs Multi-Book Deal with Colin Kaepernick appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-15 19:14:31 UTC ]
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Scholastic lands guide by Britain's Got Talent dog trainer Butler

Scholastic UK will publish Happy Puppy, Happy Dog: How to Train your Best Friend, by dog trainer and winner of "Britain’s Got Talent", Ashleigh Butler.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-07 04:06:53 UTC ]
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Richard Robinson Dies at 84; Turned Scholastic Into an Empire

With help from Harry Potter, the Magic School Bus and the Baby-Sitters Club, he created the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-08 11:45:51 UTC ]
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Scholastic Authors Pay Tribute to Dick Robinson

A number of Scholastic’s writers paid tribute to the Scholastic CEO, lauding his vision, his passion, and his unwavering support for children’s books and authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic’s Richard Robinson, Dead at 84, a Leader in Children’s Books

Calling reading a 'civil right,' Richard Robinson joined Scholastic in 1964 and led the company for almost 50 years. The post Scholastic’s Richard Robinson, Dead at 84, a Leader in Children’s Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-07 02:51:41 UTC ]
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Richard Robinson, longtime Scholastic CEO, dead at 84

The longtime head of the children’s publishing giant Scholastic Inc. who presided over such bestsellers as J Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2021-06-07 01:26:31 UTC ]
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Captain Underpants author withdraws book over 'passive racism'

Publisher Scholastic says it will no longer distribute The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from the FutureCaptain Underpants author Dav Pilkey has apologised for “harmful racial stereotypes and passively racist imagery” in one of his graphic novels for children, which has been... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-29 12:33:28 UTC ]
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