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!:

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

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Event date: 
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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