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End Book Deserts

Feb 6, 2024

Exploring Scholastic's Impact on Literacy and Book Access

In this episode of End Book Deserts, the podcast discusses book access and literacy culture with Judy Newman, the Chief Impact Officer of Scholastic. Newman shares how Scholastic, a member of the National Book Access Association, is advancing the work...

Nov 13, 2023

In this episode of the End Book Deserts Podcast, Dr. Molly Ness interviews authors Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr, who share their experiences and adventures during a year-long road trip to visit Title I schools in all 50 states. They discuss their mission to provide free books to under-resourced areas, the impact of...

Sep 25, 2023

We kick off the new season with New York's Meet the Writers! Meet the Writers has reached more than 45,000 students citywide and distributed 25,000 books signed by visiting authors.
Their collaboration with schools helps to create a culture of literacy and reading.

Aug 3, 2023

We revisit the Governor's Early Literacy Foundation working to end book deserts in Tennessee, with support from Scholastic.

Jul 3, 2023

Find out how the state of Florida is earmarking funds in recent legislation to #endbookdeserts.