Michael Barrett

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Foodie reads: My hungry journey through children’s books

Michael Barrett August 24th, 2016

I love to eat. Whether it’s whipping up in my tiny kitchen or taking advantage of several dining spots in the city, food is a passion for me. This foodie fascination did...

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Behind the scenes: Archiving the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Michael Barrett August 9th, 2016

Have you ever wondered how we archive all of the outstanding works of art submitted for the annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards?

Well, here's your backstage...

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In Our Feeds: #BlackLivesMatter booklist, Pokémon Go, Dr. Seuss’ paintings & more

Michael Barrett July 15th, 2016

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found informative, provocative, or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

Finding me: LGBTQ Books for Kids

Michael Barrett June 21st, 2016

June is LGBTQ Pride Month and, more than ever, we need to celebrate and embrace our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender friends and family members.

#ICYMI: 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards at Carnegie Hall

Michael Barrett June 3rd, 2016

Last night, some of the greatest creative leaders of our time came together to celebrate today's most talented teen artists and writers.

The 2016...

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Alec Baldwin, Ken Burns, Tim Gunn, Sonia Manzano and more honor teen artists and writers at Carnegie Hall

Michael Barrett June 1st, 2016

Tomorrow night, over 660 creative teens from across the country will gather at Carnegie Hall in New York City to be recognized as national recipients of...

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Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winner Adam Gowan

Michael Barrett April 27th, 2016

It's National Poetry Month and we want to introduce you to the some very talented teen writers this month. 

Be Yourself: Life Lessons from a Penguin

Michael Barrett April 25th, 2016

Did you know it's World Penguin Day?

One of the most powerful life lessons I learned was from a (literary) penguin. I can thank the lovable,...

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Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Hannah Miao and Shayla Grace Cabalan

Michael Barrett April 18th, 2016

It's National Poetry Month and we want to introduce you to the some very talented teen writers this month. 

This year's 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing...

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Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Sydni Wells and Allison Jiang

Michael Barrett April 15th, 2016

It's National Poetry Month and we want to introduce you to the some very talented teen writers this month. 

This year's 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing...

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