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ALA Annual 2021 EVENTS


Join us throughout ALA Annual for these special ALA presentations to connect with authors, artists, and your peer community and enjoy a film festival

Wednesday–Friday, June 23-25


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Wednesday, June 23


Connect & get inspired

Coffeetalk with
Ann Clare LeZotte
Wednesday, June 23, 9:30 A.M. CDT

Join the 2021 Schneider Award winning author of Show Me a Sign, Ann Clare LeZotte, as she discusses her new book, Set Me Free, Deaf representation in children's books, her writing process, and more.

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Books Bring Us Together
with Mr. Schu
Friday, April 23, 1:00 P.M.–2:00 P.M. CT

Celebrate the power of books to bring us together, no matter the distance between us. Special giveaways follow this conversation between John Schu, Newbery medalist Katherine Applegate, and Scholastic’s Roscoe Compton-Kelly.

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The Weston Woods
Film Festival
Wednesday, June 23, 5:00 P.M. CDT

Weston Woods Studios invites you to an exclusive screening of new releases, sneak peeks, and special guests for a visual feast of the very best in children’s literature.

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Thursdsay, June 24


Inspired, in-the-moment author talks

Book Joy Live:
John Schu talks
with Pearl Low


Don’t miss John Schu’s conversation with illustrator Pearl Low on this special ALA episode of BookJoy Live. Enter to win a virtual author visit from Pearl to give your students the chance to meet the artist behind The Bailey School Kids graphic novel.

Thursday, June 24, 2021
3:00 P.M. CDT

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Author Event:
Identity and Discovery


A roundtable conversation with Jay Coles, Candace Fleming, Varian Johnson, Brian Selznick, and Maleeha Siddiqui

Thursday, June 24, 2021
7:00 P.M. EDT, 6:00 P.M. CDT

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Friday, June 25


More book inspiration with favorite authors

Let’s Dish
About Books


Scholastic Storytime: After-Hours

Dish about books with picture book creators Aida Salazar & Alina Chau; Bryan Collier, Carmen Agra Deedy, and Peter H. Reynolds

Friday, June 25, 2021
7:00 P.M. EDT, 6:00 P.M. CDT

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Hot Off the Press


New books and favorite authors to add to your shelves!

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Digital review copies available two months before publication date.

Coding Coding
(Real World Math)
By Jennifer Szymanski Ages 5–7, Grades K–2
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Lion is Nervous Lion is Nervous: A Book about Feeling Worried By Sue Graves
Illustrated by Trevor Dunton
Ages 4–7, Grades PreK–2
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The Children’s Moon The Children’s Moon By Carmen Agra Deedy
Illustrated by Jim LaMarche
Ages 4–8, Grades PreK–3
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Our Table Our Table By Peter H. Reynolds Ages 4–8, Grades PreK–3 OPEN DETAILS
Bisa’s Carnaval Bisa’s Carnaval By Joana Pastro
Illustrated by Carolina Coroa
Ages 4–8, Grades PreK–3
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If You Miss Me If You Miss Me By Jocelyn Li Langrand Ages 4–8, Grades PreK–3 OPEN DETAILS
In the Spirit of a Dream In the Spirit of a Dream By Aida Salazar
Illustrated by Alina Chau
Ages 5–7, Grades K–2
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We Shall Overcome We Shall Overcome By Bryan Collier Ages 4–8, Grades PreK–3 OPEN DETAILS
Kaleidoscope Kaleidoscope By Brian Selznick Ages 8–12, Grades 3–7 OPEN DETAILS
Barakah Beats Barakah Beats By Maleeha Siddiqui Ages 8–12, Grades 3–7 OPEN DETAILS
Playing the Cards You're Dealt Playing the Cards
You're Dealt
by Varian Johnson Ages 8–12, Grades 3–7
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The Curse of the Mummy: Uncovering Tutankhamun's Tomb The Curse of the Mummy: Uncovering Tutankhamun's Tomb By Candace Fleming Ages 8–12, Grades 3–7 OPEN DETAILS
Set Me Free Set Me Free By Ann Clare LeZotte Ages 8–12, Grades 3–7 OPEN DETAILS
Living Ghosts and Mischievous Monsters... Living Ghosts and Mischievous Monsters... By Dan SaSuWeh Jones
Illustrated by Weshoyot Alvitre
Ages 8–12, Grades 3–7
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Room to Dream Room to Dream
(A Front Desk Novel)
By Kelly Yang Ages 8–12, Grades 3–7
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Manu: A Graphic Novel Manu: A Graphic Novel By Kelly Fernández Ages 8–12, Grades 3–7 OPEN DETAILS
Things We Couldn’t Say Things We Couldn’t Say By Jay Coles Ages 13–17, Grades 7+ OPEN DETAILS
Loveless Loveless By Alice Oseman Ages 14 and Up, Grades 9+ OPEN DETAILS
Rise to the Sun Rise to the Sun By Leah Johnson Ages 14 and Up, Grades 9–12 OPEN DETAILS
Bluebird Bluebird By Sharon Cameron Ages 13–17, Grades 7+ OPEN DETAILS
The Great Destroyers The Great Destroyers By Caroline Tung Richmond Ages 12 and Up, Grades 7+ OPEN DETAILS
The Girl from the Sea The Girl from the Sea By Molly Knox Ostertag Ages 13–17, Grades 7–9 OPEN DETAILS
On the Hook On the Hook By Francisco X. Stork Ages 12 and Up, Grades 7+ OPEN DETAILS
The Ghosts We Keep The Ghosts We Keep By Mason Deaver Ages 16 and Up, Grades 10–12 OPEN DETAILS

SCHOLASTIC
BOOK FAIR—
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Scholastic
Book Clubs


Access to books inside the home is essential. For 100 years, Scholastic has been committed to literacy and helping the individual child to learn and grow. Book Clubs provides schools and parents with easy and affordable ways to get the right books that children will love.

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Scholastic Book Clubs has made discovering the joy of reading a cherished part of childhood. Handpicked by Scholastic editors, the catalogs are filled with the best books—presenting you with a useful resource to suggest books, and giving families an easy way to order the right books that their kids will love.

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Teaching &
Learning Resources


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Weston Woods audios and videos are now easy to stream with WESTON WOODS PLUS, a new digital delivery platform. From classic picture books to today’s best sellers, we have hundreds of titles to choose from and purchasing options designed to meet the unique needs of your school or library.

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Discussion Guide

Discussion questions, extension activities, and educator resources to pair with Gordon Korman’s school life stories.

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DISCUSSION GUIDE

Discussion questions, extension activities, and educator resources to pair with Muted by Tami Charles.

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Discussion Guide

Discussion questions, extension activities, and educator resources to pair with Jennifer A. Nielsen’s historical fiction novels.

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Discussion Guide

Discussion questions, extension activities, and educator resources to pair with The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson.

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DISCUSSION GUIDE

Discussion questions, extension activities, and educator resources to pair with On the Hook by Francisco X. Stork.

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DISCUSSION GUIDE

Exploring Conflict: A Guide to Picture Books by Carmen Agra Deedy

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