In a well-timed move that coincides with surviving the first week home with the kids, Scholastic is hosting a Home Base Virtual Book Fest! The online celebration will be a time where authors and kids from all over the world can engage with each other with the help of a live moderator.

The real-time event will take place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST on Friday, Mar. 20 and will include a costume contest, trivia events, online Q&A and time with some well-known authors. So who’s joining this week’s Book Fest?

Kids can chat with R.L. Stine, creative genius behind the Goosebumps series, Claribel A. Ortega of Ghost Squad, Sarah Mlynowski of the Whatever After series and Sayantani DasGupta of the Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond series.

To participate in the Book Fest, you will need a registered free Scholastic Kids account. Once you have signed up, you can log into Home Base on a browser or on a mobile device. Head to the Book Fest website to get all the details on how to sign up.

––Karly Wood



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