July 20, 2010
If you love the Beezus and Ramona books by Beverly Cleary, then I know you’re psyched for the new movie Ramona and Beezus (rated G) coming to theaters on July 23. But we’ve got something even better coming to THE STACKS for our next Live Chat — Ramona herself! . . . er, well, the actress who plays Ramona. Obviously, Ramona is not a real person; she’s a fictional character!
WHO: Joey King, the actress who plays Ramona
WHEN: Tuesday, July 20, 2010 6 – 7 p.m. ET (3 – 4 p.m. PT)
WHERE: THE STACKS
TOPIC: Ramona and Beezus movie!
Yes, Joey King will be here for our next Live Chat! Yay! Don’t miss your chance to ask her all about the movie and what her life is like as an actress!
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Thanks for joining the chat. Joey King was awesome! You can read the transcript here and read everything she said!
June 9, 2010
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: hi hi hi!
_dally-d-awsome_: hi people
_Nellieforeva_: hey ya’ll this is my first chat
_Nellieforeva_: i can’t believe this is happening
_Lucian__: Hey mods! How are you guys?-My school just ended today!-Pretty cool, right?
_dally-d-awsome_: my first to
_stuffedmudkiptoy_: okay, im am a really slow typer
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May 26, 2010
Summer! Summer! Summer! Whether your school has already let out, or if you still have three more weeks to go, it’s not too early to start planning your summer reading. Summer can be tragically looong and boring if you run out of good books to read. Here at THE STACKS, we want to make sure that doesn’t happen. So, the next Live Chat will be about Summer Reading. What books are you excited about reading this summer? What books are you REQUIRED to read this summer? What are your best summer reading recommendations?
WHEN: TODAY 6-7 p.m. ET (3-4 p.m. PT)
WHERE: THE STACKS (See below for instructions to join.)
TOPIC: Summer Reading!
We have more awesome Live Chats planned for the summer. Sign up for our Live Chat reminders and we will send you an e-mail a
couple days before all future chats to remind you to join!
And if you haven’t already signed up for the Summer Challenge, you should go check it out. Once you’re signed in, you can choose your favorite genre; find new friends, and read for the world record!
Hi! This chat has already happened, but you can now read the whole entire transcript here.
May 20, 2010
_Stacks_Admin_: Thanks for joining today’s chat. We’ll get started in about 10 minutes.
_green queen 09_: Okay!
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Hi everyone! Continue reading
May 19, 2010
Summer is almost here, and for some of you lucky people, school is out already. *sigh* That must be nice. . .
Well, with summer, there always comes a whole bunch of great new summer movies, and this year’s crop is looking really good! Ramona and Beezus, Eclipse, The Last Airbender, and lots more (including Diary of a Wimpy Kid on DVD). Come to our Live Chat to talk about the movies you are most excited about seeing this summer — and maybe find out about some movies you haven’t heard of yet!
WHEN: Wednesday May 19, 2010 6-7 p.m. ET (3-4 p.m. PT)
WHERE: THE STACKS
TOPIC: Summer Movies!
And to get the latest news about all the celebrity, music, TV and movie happenings covered on THE STACKS, subscribe to our monthly STACKS Blast Newsletter!
Thanks for joining the chat. Here’s the transcript!
April 28, 2010
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Hi everyone! Welcome to the chat! It’s so great to see so many people here!
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: We will be introducing Gordan Korman in about 10 minutes!
_HeroineHiding_: Woo-hoo! When is the chat going to start already?
April 8, 2010
The 39 Clues Book #8: The Emperor’s Code is here, and time is running out to read it before our live chat with the author, Gordon Korman!
WHO: Gordon Korman, author of The 39 Clues Book #2: One False Note and Book #8: The Emperor’s Code
WHEN: Thursday April 8, 2010 6-7 p.m. ET (3-4 p.m. PT)
WHERE: THE STACKS
TOPIC: The 39 Clues!
And if you don’t have Book 8 yet, here is a video preview from Gordon Korman.
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— STACKS Staffers
This chat already happened, but you can enjoy reading the transcript.
March 16, 2010
You have been asking us for a Wimpy Kid chat, so since the movie is coming out on March 19 (have you seen our exclusive and hilarious movie preview?), we are planning an AMAZING Wimpy Kid chat with 2 extra special guests. Who are these splendiferous guests coming to Scholastic to chat online with YOU? I’ll give you a hint, one is an author and one is a twelve-year-old actor. Can you guess who they are?
WHO: Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series PLUS Zachary Gordon, the kid who plays Greg in the movie
WHEN: TODAY 5:30-6:15 p.m. ET (2:30-3:15 p.m. PT)
WHERE: THE STACKS (See below for sign-in instructions.)
TOPIC: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Movie!
That’s right. Jeff Kinney and Zach Gordon will be both be joining us for this Live Chat, so you will definitely not want to miss this one!
We have fun Live Chats here every month. Sign up for our Live Chat reminders and we will send you an e-mail a couple days before future chats to remind you to join!
— STACKS Staffers
Update: Thanks to those of you who joined today’s live chat. We had an amazing time hanging out with Jeff Kinney and Zachary Gordon, and we hope you did too! Here’s the transcript so you can read every word that Jeff and Zach said!
February 25, 2010
_cuteapplepie_: this is my first chat
_Karen_Stacks_Staffer_: We’re going to wait about 10 more minutes to get started to give more people a chance to log on.
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Hi everybody!!
_d-wade 4 mvp_: wat you doin
This is my third chat.
_Karen_Stacks_Staffer_: Welcome, cuteapplepie!