Scholastic Parents Night: The Power of Summer Reading

Wednesday, May 26 | 6pm CT

School's out!

At Scholastic Parents Night: The Power of Summer Reading, a virtual panel of Scholastic authors, education experts, and booksellers will give tips and book recommendations that will keep kids excited to read all summer long!

Be sure to tune in for:

  • A book recommendation speed-round with an indie bookseller - Ask for recommendations based on your child's likes and needs!
     

  • Interviews with beloved authors Varian Johnson (Twins and The Parker Inheritance) and Kelly Yang (The Front Desk series)
     

  • Tips and tricks to keep your kids reading all summer - and loving it!
     

  • Swag! 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! 

We will joined by:

  • Moderator John Schu: Host of Book Joy Live, author of the popular blog Watch. Read. Connect. and Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic Book Fairs.

  • Varian Johnson: Award-winning author of several books for children and young adults, including The Parker Inheritance and Twins, illustrated by Shannon Wright.

  • Lauren Savage: Co-founder and owner of the Reading Bug Bookstore and Reading Bug Box in San Carlos, California and narrator of the Reading Bug Adventures story and music podcast.

  • Lizette Serrano: VP of Educational Marketing at Scholastic, Co-founder of the Power of Story initiative and a 2021 Summer Reading Ambassador.

  • Kelly Yang: Author of the award-winning Front Desk series and founder of The Kelly Yang project.

 

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

We hope you’ll join us! 

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
Online Event
Wichita, KS 67218
Books: 
The School is Alive!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #1) By Jack Chabert, Sam Ricks (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jack Chabert, Sam Ricks (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545623926
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 24th, 2014

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The Parker Inheritance By Varian Johnson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780545946179
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - March 27th, 2018

Front Desk By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338157796
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - May 29th, 2018

Guts: A Graphic Novel By Raina Telgemeier Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545852500
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Graphix - September 17th, 2019

Bo's Magical New Friend: A Branches Book (Unicorn Diaries #1) By Rebecca Elliott, Rebecca Elliott (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rebecca Elliott, Rebecca Elliott (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338323320
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 26th, 2019

The Story of Clifford (Clifford the Big Red Dog Storybook) By Norman Bridwell (Created by), Meredith Rusu, Jennifer Oxley (Illustrator), Erica Kepler (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Norman Bridwell (Created by), Meredith Rusu, Jennifer Oxley (Illustrator), Erica Kepler (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338577136
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Scholastic Inc. - January 7th, 2020

I Can Build It!: An Acorn Book (Princess Truly #3) By Kelly Greenawalt, Amariah Rauscher (Illustrator) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338340099
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Scholastic Inc. - March 3rd, 2020

The Sewer Rat Stink: A Graphic Novel (Geronimo Stilton #1) (Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novel  #1) By Geronimo Stilton, Tom Angleberger Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338587302
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - May 5th, 2020

Shuri: A Black Panther Novel (Marvel) By Nic Stone Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338585476
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 5th, 2020

Wash Your Fins, Baby Shark (A Baby Shark Book) By John John Bajet (Illustrator) Cover Image
By John John Bajet (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338714692
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Cartwheel Books - June 2nd, 2020

I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916: A Graphic Novel (I Survived Graphic Novel #2) (I Survived Graphic Novels #2) By Lauren Tarshis, Haus Studio (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lauren Tarshis, Haus Studio (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338120943
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - June 2nd, 2020

Three Keys (Front Desk #2) By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338591385
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Scholastic Press - September 15th, 2020

Everything Awesome About Sharks and Other Underwater Creatures! By Mike Lowery, Mike Lowery (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mike Lowery, Mike Lowery (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338359732
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Orchard Books - October 6th, 2020

Twins: A Graphic Novel (Twins #1) By Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338236132
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - October 6th, 2020

Sprite's Secret: A Branches Book (Pixie Tricks #1) By Tracey West, Xavier Bonet (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tracey West, Xavier Bonet (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338627787
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 1st, 2020

Cat Kid Comic Club: A Graphic Novel (Cat Kid Comic Club #1): From the Creator of Dog Man By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338712766
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - December 1st, 2020

Get Ready for Kindergarten Wipe-Clean Workbook: Scholastic Early Learners (Wipe Clean) By Scholastic Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338715934
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Cartwheel Books - December 29th, 2020

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 to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Orchard Books - December 29th, 2020

Hoppy Go Lucky: A Graphix Chapters Book (Bunbun & Bonbon #2) By Jess Keating, Jess Keating (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jess Keating, Jess Keating (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338646856
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 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: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Graphix - February 2nd, 2021

The Magical Reality of Nadia (The Magical Reality of Nadia #1) By Bassem Youssef, Catherine R. Daly, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338572285
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Scholastic Inc. - February 2nd, 2021

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

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

The Dangerous Gift (Wings of Fire #14) By Tui T. Sutherland Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338214543
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - March 2nd, 2021

Dog Man: Mothering Heights: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #10): From the Creator of Captain Underpants By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338680454
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - March 23rd, 2021

The Little Butterfly That Could (A Very Impatient Caterpillar Book) By Ross Burach, Ross Burach (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ross Burach, Ross Burach (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338615005
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Scholastic Press - April 6th, 2021

Duck on a Bike By David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338744903
Availability: Backordered
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - May 4th, 2021

Let's Go Swimming!: An Acorn Book (Hello, Hedgehog! #4) By Norm Feuti, Norm Feuti (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Norm Feuti, Norm Feuti (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338677119
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 4th, 2021

Azmina the Gold Glitter Dragon (Dragon Girls #1) By Maddy Mara Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338680638
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - May 4th, 2021

Keep It Together, Keiko Carter: A Wish  Novel: A Wish Novel By Debbi Michiko Florence Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338607574
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Scholastic Press - May 4th, 2021

Last Gate of the Emperor By Kwame Mbalia, Prince Joel Makonnen Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338665857
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Scholastic Press - May 4th, 2021

Forge Your Dragon World: A Wings of Fire Creative Guide (Wings of Fire Graphix) By Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338634778
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - May 4th, 2021

War Stories By Gordon Korman Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338290226
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 4th, 2021

The Giant Ice Cream Mess: An Acorn Book (Fox Tails #3) By Tina Kügler, Tina Kügler (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tina Kügler, Tina Kügler (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338561722
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 18th, 2021

Free to Be Elephant Me By Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338734270
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Orchard Books - June 1st, 2021

Force of Fire (The Fire Queen #1) By Sayantani DasGupta Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338636642
Availability: Available to order! Usually Ships to Store in 3-5 Days.
Published: Scholastic Press - June 1st, 2021