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Scholastic Parents Night: The Power of Summer Reading

Join us for 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! We'll also have a book recommendation speed-round with an indie bookseller, and interviews with beloved authors! If you have questions for our panelists, please enter them here!: http://bit.ly/ParentsNightQuestions

Also, attendees who visit their local participating bookstore after the event will receive a goodie bag (on a first come, first serve basis). All attendees can access digital activities, brochures, and more here: http://bit.ly/ScholasticParentsNightDigitalSwag

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The panel includes:
- 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

Event date: 
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
81-63 Lefferts Blvd.
Kew Gardens, NY 11415-1728
Duck on a Bike Cover Image
By David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780439050234
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Blue Sky Press - April 1st, 2002

Free to Be Elephant Me Cover Image
By Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781338734270
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Orchard Books - June 1st, 2021

The Little Butterfly That Could (Butterfly Series) Cover Image
By Ross Burach, Ross Burach (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781338615005
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Scholastic Press - April 6th, 2021

My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781338225327
Availability: On Our Shelves Recently
Published: Orchard Books - December 29th, 2020