Virtual Scholastic Parents Night: Keeping Kids Engaged as Readers

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

With so many TV shows, video games, and other things to do, how can we help kids get excited about picking up a book—and continue reading it?

In our second Scholastic Parents Night event, Scholastic authors, editors, and education experts will share tips and answer your burning questions about how to keep kids engaged as readers,  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 

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!

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

We hope you’ll join us! 

Event is free and open to the public.

Event address: 
180 North 8th Street
Boise, ID 83702
My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World By Malcolm Mitchell, Michael Robertson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338225327
Availability: Available to Order- Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Orchard Books - December 29th, 2020

I Survived the California Wildfires, 2018 (I Survived #20) By Lauren Tarshis Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338317442
Availability: In Stock Now- On Our Shelves Now in Boise
Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 1st, 2020

I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944: A Graphic Novel (I Survived Graphic Novel #3) (I Survived Graphix #3) By Lauren Tarshis, Álvaro Sarraseca (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lauren Tarshis, Álvaro Sarraseca (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338666373
Availability: In Stock Now- On Our Shelves Now in Boise
Published: Graphix - February 2nd, 2021

Banana Fox and the Secret Sour Society: A Graphix Chapters Book (Banana Fox #1) By James Kochalka Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338660487
Availability: Available to Order- Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graphix - February 2nd, 2021

Slime for Dinner: A Graphic Novel (Geronimo Stilton #2) (Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novel  #2) By Geronimo Stilton, Tom Angleberger, Tom Angleberger (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338587357
Availability: Available to Order- Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graphix - February 2nd, 2021

Claudia and the New Girl: A Graphic Novel (The Baby-Sitters Club #9) (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #9) By Ann M. Martin, Gabriela Epstein (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Gabriela Epstein (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338304572
Availability: In Stock Now- On Our Shelves Now in Boise
Published: Graphix - February 2nd, 2021

Allergic: A Graphic Novel By Megan Wagner Lloyd, Michelle Mee Nutter (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338568905
Availability: In Stock Now- On Our Shelves Now in Boise
Published: Graphix - March 2nd, 2021

King and the Dragonflies (Scholastic Gold) By Kacen Callender Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338129335
Availability: Available to Order- Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

Through My Eyes: Ruby Bridges By Ruby Bridges, Margo Lundell (Editor) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780590189231
Availability: Available to Order- Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - September 1st, 1999

Clifford Loves By Norman Bridwell (Created by), Jennifer Oxley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Norman Bridwell (Created by), Jennifer Oxley (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338715903
Availability: Available to Order- Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 1st, 2020

Chicken Little and the Big Bad Wolf (The Real Chicken Little) By Sam Wedelich, Sam Wedelich (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sam Wedelich, Sam Wedelich (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338359008
Availability: Available to Order- Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - March 2nd, 2021

Dragon Gets By: An Acorn Book (Dragon #3) By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338347500
Availability: In Stock Now- On Our Shelves Now in Boise
Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 26th, 2019

Pug Blasts Off: A Branches Book (Diary of a Pug #1) By Kyla May, Kyla May (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kyla May, Kyla May (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338530032
Availability: Available to Order- Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 1st, 2019

The Dangerous Gift (Wings of Fire #14) By Tui T. Sutherland Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338214543
Availability: Available to Order- Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - March 2nd, 2021

Ground Zero By Alan Gratz Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338245752
Availability: In Stock Now- On Our Shelves Now in Boise
Published: Scholastic Press - February 2nd, 2021

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