Scholastic Summer Read-A-Palooza @ WORD JC

07/20/2019 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

 

 

SCHEDULING & EVENT INFORMATION

Scholastic Summer Read-a-Palooza unites kids, parents, educators, public librarians, community partners, and booksellers in a nationwide movement to get books to kids in need during the summer, keeping every child reading. We are proud to be one of the participating bookstores in this nationwide push for literacy. 

 

On July 20, 2019, we will be hosting a book drive kick-off to celebrate the month-long collection of books at WORD JC for local schools and educational programs. There will be face painting, jewelry making, Yoga in Spanish, a storytime, DIY Tie-Dye, and more fun activities throughout the day. Be sure to look out for our spread of upcoming Kids programming and make sure you sign up for our Kids Newsletter that will begin in the fall! For any questions about the schedule or the meet and greet, please email kids@wordbookstores.com

 

Can't make it to the store during the book drive?! We've curated a list of some of our favorite Scholastic titles. Purchase one or more of the titles below and we will add it to the donated books for Jersey City local schools. 

 

 

$15.00
SKU: booksellerpjc

This voucher will cover a staff pick to be donated to our Read-A-Palooza book drive! 


Future Astronaut (Future Baby) Cover Image
By Lori Alexander, Allison Black (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338312225
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Cartwheel Books - June 25th, 2019

Discover all the out-of-this-world ways babies of today can become astronauts of the future!

Ground Control to Major Baby: Could you be an astronaut?


Share Your Smile: Raina's Guide to Telling Your Own Story Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338353846
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Graphix - April 30th, 2019

Get ready to journal and learn to tell your own story with Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling creator of Smile, Sisters, Drama, and Ghosts!

Calling all fans of Raina Telgemeier!


Glitch Cover Image
By Sarah Graley, Sarah Graley (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338174519
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Graphix - May 14th, 2019

From comics rising star Sarah Graley, a fresh and funny middle-grade graphic novel featuring a girl who must save a virtual world... and her own!


Kristy's Big Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #6): Full-Color Edition Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Gale Galligan (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338067613
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Graphix - August 28th, 2018

Kristy's mom is getting married, and Kristy is going to be a bridesmaid! The only problem? Fourteen kids are coming to town for the wedding. Kristy, Claudia, Mary Anne, Stacey, Dawn, and Mallory think they can handle it, but that's before they spend a week changing diapers, stopping arguments, solving mix-ups, and planning activities.


The Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #1) Cover Image
By Aaron Blabey, Aaron Blabey (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545912402
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Scholastic Press - December 27th, 2016

They sound like bad guys, they look like bad guys . . . and they even smell like bad guys. But Mr. Wolf, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Shark are about to change all of that...


Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye (Geronimo Stilton #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780439559638
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - February 2004

Who Is Geronimo Stilton?
That's me! I run a newspaper, but my true passion is writing tales of adventure. Here on Mouse Island, my books are all best-sellers! What's that? You've never read one? Well, my books are full of fun. They are whisker-licking good stories, and that's a promise!

Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye


The Hawaiian Heist (Geronimo Stilton #72) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338306231
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - April 30th, 2019

When you're with Geronimo Stilton, it's always a fabumouse adventure!

The most famouse goldsmith in Hawaii created a necklace for a famous actress, but someone wants to steal it! Can Geronimo figure out who the thief is before they run away with the jewels?


Clifford the Big Red Dog Cover Image
By Norman Bridwell, Norman Bridwell (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338304732
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 26th, 2018

"I'm Emily Elizabeth,
and I have a dog.
My dog is a big red dog."

This is how it all began -- in 1963, Norman Bridwell published his very first Clifford book, and kids have loved Clifford ever since. He's an adorable dog whose well-meaning bumblings have great kid appeal. Clifford is Emily Elizabeth's, and everyone's, favorite big red dog!


Dog Man: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545581608
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Graphix - August 30th, 2016

Howl with laughter with Dog Man, the internationally bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants!


Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338236576
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Graphix - December 24th, 2018

Howl with laughter with Dog Man, the internationally bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants!


I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived #1) Cover Image
By Lauren Tarshis, Scott Dawson (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545206945
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - June 2010

Ten-year-old George Calder can't believe his luck -- he and his little sister, Phoebe, are on the famous Titanic, crossing the ocean with their Aunt Daisy. The ship is full of exciting places to explore, but when George ventures into the first class storage cabin, a terrible boom shakes the entire boat. Suddenly, water is everywhere, and George's life changes forever.


The Apprentice Witch Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338118582
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Chicken House - July 25th, 2017

A special middle grade debut of magic and courage in a world of witches, written with the charm and enchantment of Circus Mirandus and The Apothecary.



Arianwyn has flunked her witch's assessment: She's doomed. Declared an apprentice and sent to the town of Lull in disgrace, she may never become a real witch-- much to the glee of her arch-rival, Gimma.


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Cover Image
By J.K. Rowling, Brian Selznick (Illustrator), Mary GrandPré (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338299144
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 26th, 2018

A special new edition in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, with a stunning new cover illustration by Caldecott Medalist Brian Selznick.

Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team, scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground.


Wings of Fire Book One: The Dragonet Prophecy Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545349239
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - April 30th, 2013

The beginning of a thrilling new dragon saga-- now in paperback!

Clay and his friends have grown up under a mountain, secretly raised by the Talons of Peace to fulfill a mysterious prophecy. The five young dragons are destined to end the war that's been raging between the tribes of Pyrrhia -- but how they'll do this, none of them knows.

But not every dragonet wants a destiny.


The Hunger Games Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780439023528
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Scholastic Press - July 2010

Now in paperback, the book no one can stop talking about . . .

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts.