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.