Scholastic’s ‘Point Horror’ Series Coming To HBO Max

Scholastic’s ‘Point Horror’ Series Coming To HBO Max

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Fans of children’s horror stories will want to check out this new show coming to HBO Max.   Variety reported that the upcoming streaming service is developing an anthology series based on Point Horror, a series of young adult horror novels that started in the 1980’s and helped launch the careers of several horror writers like R.L. Stine, Caroline B. Cooney, and Diane Hoh.   Image Via A.V. Club   The HBO series will be titled Point Horror, and will be an anthology series described as a show that “exposes the horrors of being a teenager”. The show will take …

Raina Telgemeier’s ‘Guts’ Empowers Young Readers to Embrace Mental Health

Raina Telgemeier’s ‘Guts’ Empowers Young Readers to Embrace Mental Health

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Guts, Telgemeier’s latest book from Scholastic Books, puts you in Telgemeier’s shoes as she works through her fears and anxieties. It tells the story of Raina and her mother getting a horrible case of food poisoning. Even though they get better, Raina starts feeling very anxious about getting food poisoning again. This fear gets worse and worse, interfering with her life at school and with friends, and ultimately Raina discovers ways to manage and work through her fears.     Given Telgemeier’s popularity among young readers, Guts has a one million copy initial print run for good reason. Each of her books …

‘Black Panther’s Shuri Is Getting Her Own Novel!

‘Black Panther’s Shuri Is Getting Her Own Novel!

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  Marvel fans rejoice! The breakout star of Black Panther, Shuri, is getting her own novel! The superhero sister of the eponymous Black Panther, Shuri was brought to life by Leitita Wright onscreen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She proved to be extremely popular among audiences, both for her witty, humorous personality and representing an intelligent woman of color onscreen. Now, the character will expand from the big screen to a children’s novel centered around her.   Imge Via Entertainment Magazine    The novel will kick off a new partnership between Scholastic and Marvel to make new original stories for young readers …