More Information
Source
Scholastic Kids Press Corps
The Scholastic Kids Press Corps is a team of about 50 Kid Reporters around the nation.  The interactive site brings daily news to life with reporting for kids, by kids.

Author Interview: Rick Riordan

Kid Reporters talks with the writer of the first book in the new series The 39 Clues

By Quinn Jacobson | August 4 , 2008

Scholastic Kid Reporter Quinn Jacobson interviews author Rick Riordan, who wrote the first book in the new series The 39 Clues, Maze of Bones, at Scholastic headquarters in New York. Press the play button below to watch the interview!

 

Check out more interviews with 30 Clues authors and reviews of books in the series in the Kid Reporters' collection of 39 Clues stories!


KIDS READ

Do you need help picking out what book to read next? Find out what Kid Reporters are saying about all the latest books by reading their book reviews in this special report.

NEWS FOR KIDS, BY KIDS

Get the latest on national and international events, movies, television, music, sports, and more from the Scholastic Kids Press Corps.

About the Author

Quinn Jacobson is a member of the Scholastic Kids Press Corps.


  • Teacher Store
  • The Teacher Store  
    Scholastic Action

    Scholastic Action

    Scholastic Action is the highly engaging language arts magazine specifically designed to build the skills of struggling readers. Every issue provides exciting, cross–curricular nonfiction at an accessible reading level. Each article is supported by a wealth of skills sheets and quizzes that help you meet higher academic standards by focusing on the same skills on–level students must master. Subscriptions come with full access to Action Online featuring text–to–speech audio, differentiated articles, exciting videos, and much more. Grades 6—12 (Reading Level 3—5), Monthly.

    $8.50
    Classroom Magazine | Grades 6-12
    Add To Cart
    Educators Only
    Scholastic Action
    Grades 6-12 $8.50
    Add To Cart
  • Teacher Store
  • The Teacher Store  
    On the Record & ID Alternate Bundle

    On the Record & ID Alternate Bundle

    ID and On the Record are based on a collaborative classroom model, each approach literacy development as a rich, dynamic collaboration between teachers and students. Built on passionate yet inherently practical goals, the ID and On the Record follow three principles.

    1) Students work with Enabling Texts: Enabling texts are books or stories which, being authored by writers who themselves have overcome adversity, resonate deeply with young readers.

    2) Students use writing as a mode self-discovery and social action: ID and On the Record use writing to allow teens to explore their place in the world and put their voices on record.

    3) Students use four foundational platforms to help define themselves: Dr. Tatum’s four platforms provide progressively broader contexts for intellectual development, beginning with establishing individual identity and expanding to envisioning oneself as an active participant in society at large. The four learning platforms are:
    a. Define Self
    b. Become Resilient
    c. Engage Others
    d. Build Capacity

    On the Record Inspires Students to Read with Skill, Write with Passion and Live with Purpose.
    Developed by Dr. Alfred Tatum and Erin Gruwell, founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation, On the Record tells stories of perseverance and transformation in paired profiles of contemporary figures such as Amy Tan, Sherman Alexie, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Sonia Nazario that inspire continued inquiry, reading and writing.

    ID Engages Readers, Empowers Writers and Improves ELA Skills.
    Developed by Dr. Alfred Tatum, ID’s compelling texts and rigorous writing activities prepare students for the academic challenges ahead. Based on a collaborative model, ID workshops explore identity and differing life experiences while inspiring a deeper engagement with literary traditions.


    To find out more about these engaging programs, please visit the following links:
    On the Record
    ID

    $1,233.00 You save: 25%
    Paperback Book Collection | Grades 7-12
    Add To Cart
    Educators Only
    On the Record & ID Alternate Bundle
    Grades 7-12 $1,233.00
    Add To Cart
Privacy Policy
EMAIL THIS

* YOUR FIRST NAME ONLY

* FRIEND'S FIRST NAME ONLY

* FRIEND'S EMAIL ADDRESS

MESSAGE
Here's something interesting from Scholastic.com