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Sonja Cole

Sonja’s professional mission is to get kids excited about reading. To that end, she created Bookwink.com, a video booktalk website that helps kids find their next great book to read. She is the author of Booktalking Around the World: Great Global Reads for Ages 9-14 (Libraries Unlimited, 2010). In her current role as Managing Editor at Scholastic Kids Online, Sonja creates and edits articles, book reviews, games, puzzles, and other inspiring content to get kids excited about reading and learning.

She has an MLS from Rutgers University and has worked as a Middle School librarian and a High School English teacher.

Contributions

by Sonja Cole
Invite your kids to join us for the STACKS Winter Reading Games, a week-long online event celebrating books and the kids who love them.
by Sonja Cole
These tales of outdoor adventure might help your child get excited about reading.
by Sonja Cole
Try these activities to tap into your reader's interests.
by Sonja Cole
Take your child on a time-travel adventure through American history with these books and activities.
by Sonja Cole
Take your kids on a trip to the Middle East with these books.
by Sonja Cole
Discover books and activities for budding environmentalists.
by Sonja Cole
Reading as a leisure activity is the best predictor of comprehension, vocabulary, and reading speed.
by Sonja Cole
You can — and should — help guide your children to great books, but let them make the ultimate decision about what to read.
by Sonja Cole
Make summer reading an adventure!

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