Tag Archives: Scholastic

Cecil Castellucci Warns: ‘Don’t Cosplay with My Heart’

Cecil Castellucci Warns: ‘Don’t Cosplay with My Heart’

Cecil Castellucci’s ‘Don’t Cosplay with My Heart’ is an ode to the glorious and brutal reality of being a young nerd today. Which is a totally different thing from being a young nerd in the ’80s and ’90s, which hits much closer to home. Read More

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Stack Overflow: #Pokemon20 Edition

Stack Overflow: #Pokemon20 Edition

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the iconic Pokémon franchise, with Saturday the 27th being the official “Pokémon Day” featuring in-store promotions and the long-awaited release of the original ‘Blue,’ ‘Red,’ and ‘Yellow’ Game Boy titles on Nintendo’s eShop. With that in mind, let’s take a look at a trio of books currently available that are sure to please even the most discriminating Pokémon Master. And since you’re only as good as your last hit, each focuses on the most recent sixth generation of ‘Pokémon’ titles. Read More

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: And Back to School We Go

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: And Back to School We Go

It’s hard to believe, but it’s true. Summer is waning. Even here in North Carolina, where the hot season tends to linger a little longer than I’d like, we’ve had hints of autumn. My daughter just started preschool, and my son is back to school next week. But they had some great times this summer—we traveled, we relaxed (well, at least they did), and we immersed ourselves in some great books. Read More

Jim Kay Reimagines Harry Potter

Jim Kay Reimagines Harry Potter

Harry Potter fans, start saving up your pennies! Starting this fall, Scholastic and Bloomsbury UK will be publishing a new deluxe hardcover edition of the Harry Potter series, with new illustrations by Jim Kay. Four new images were released earlier this week. Read More