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James Patterson and Scholastic Book Clubs Launch The United States of Readers

Bestselling author James Patterson, in partnership with Scholastic Book Clubs, is launching The United States of Readers. The program is a fully-funded version of Scholastic Book Clubs that’s designed to reach children in Title 1 schools. Five times a year, teachers will receive age-appropriate flyers to hand out in their classrooms. The students then choose their books, and the teacher submits a class order. Then the books arrive at school for the children to keep and take home with them. The program hopes to serve five million students by the year 2026. Look for applications at the beginning of 2022 so you can nominate your Title 1 school.

Netflix Releases Footage from Upcoming Sandman Adaptation

As part of their #TUDUM event, Netflix has released a scene from the upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman. The series has no release date yet, but we do know Sandman will be executive produced by Neil Gaiman, Allan Heinberg, and David S. Goyer, and it stars Tom Sturridge as Morpheus. While you wait for the release date to be announced, you can check out the cast here.

Here’s a Sneak Peek at Ayana Gray’s Highly Anticipated Novel Beasts of Prey

Ayana Gray’s highly anticipated YA novel Beasts of Prey will be available everywhere tomorrow, Tuesday, September 28th. But today you can get a sneak peek at a chapter from the book at Entertainment Weekly. Gray’s debut novel is the first in a planned trilogy in which two Black teenagers journey into a mythical jungle to fight against a monster that threatens their home. Gray was inspired to write the novel after visiting Ghana, and her story mixes in Pan-African lore with her own fantasy world.

8 Stunning Debut Novels to Read This Fall

Summer reading season might be wrapping up, but your reading doesn’t have to slow down as we roll into fall! Here are 8 stunning debut novels that will keep you reading through the fall months.