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Get to Know the Author Behind The Finisher

#1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci reveals five fast facts on The Finisher (Scholastic Press), his new fantasy novel for a younger audience.
“Success…A smart, tough heroine worth rooting for.” —Booklist

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VIDEO: 38 New Books for Fall 2014

Get a first look at the newest picture books, graphic novels, middle grade and YA for fall 2014. With appearances from Mark Teague, Maggie Stiefvater, Kathryn Erskine, Holly Black and Cassandra Clare!
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Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Keep kids reading all summer long! Register your class by June 30 for a chance to win a classroom library.
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Downloadables & Games for Summer Reading!

Bring the adventures of Geronimo Stilton, the magic of Harry Potter, and the hilarity of Captain Underpants to your library this summer!
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Nonfiction Series from Scholastic Library Publishing

Rookie Toddler: Will You Wear a Blue Hat?
Encourage a love of reading with these new board books!
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Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers ? Kids Like Me (Global Awareness): This is the Way We Go to School
Learn how children around the globe go to school!
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Featured Books for May 2014

Rules of Summer

Rules of Summer

by Shaun Tan
Illustrated by Shaun Tan

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“Astounding”—Kirkus
“Brilliant”—PW
“Sumptuous.”—SLJ
Revolution
Revolution
by Deborah Wiles

Guide to the Civil Rights Movement


“Triumphant.” —Kirkus
“A full-sensory experience.” —SLJ"
In the Shadows
In the Shadows
by Kiersten White
By Jim Di Bartolo
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“Enthralling, page-turning Gothic mystery.”—Booklist

Author Spotlight

Dav Pilkey and Dan Santat on Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot
DAV PILKEY: The Ricky Ricotta books were inspired by my childhood. I always thought it would be so cool to have a gigantic robot as a best friend.”

DAN SANTAT: “One of my favorite things about the series is the touching moments that Ricky and the robot share—they are almost like brothers.”


Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot
(Book 1)
 
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Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Mutant Mosquitoes from Mercury (Book 2)
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What makes a mighty dad? New York Times bestselling creator of Pete the Cat, James Dean, and bestselling author, Joan Holub tell the story of Mighty Dads -- an adoring dedication to hardworking fathers and the subtle ways they teach their boys and girls to follow in their tracks. Read More 

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Invite an Author

Sarah Mlynowski
Sarah’s energetic and interactive presentation begins with a discussion of how the books she read when she was in elementary school inspired her to become a novelist. Sarah then helps the students brainstorm their own story idea while guiding them through the steps of book writing: Idea, Research, Characters, Outline, First Draft and Revising.
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