RSVP for our Winter 2021 Preview with special guest Katherine Applegate!

RSVP now to save your spot at our Winter 2021 Preview Event scheduled for Wednesday, January 13th at 3:30pm ET! We’ll be buzzing about our upcoming picture books, middle grade, and young adult titles. We’ll also be joined by #1 New York Times bestselling author Katherine Applegate to share an exclusive first look at the cover of her next standalone middle grade novel, Willodeen, coming to bookshelves everywhere next Fall.

Watch Odd Dot’s Virtual Teacher Event + Download Free Worksheets!

Looking for hands-on activity ideas that reinforce curriculum concepts? Watch our Virtual Teacher Event to learn how you can use TinkerActive Workbooks in your classroom! Plus, hear about more great books for kids that encourage project-based learning!

Important Timestamps:
1:45 – Odd Dot’s Editorial Director Nathalie LeDu introduces TinkerActive Workbooks
11:35 – Author Megan Hewes Butler presents classroom activity ideas
29:10 – Nathalie LeDu buzzes about more Odd Dot books!

TinkerActive Workbooks are the perfect primers for young learners from kindergarten through second grade. Pre-K workbooks will be available in December 2020!

Kids will learn math, science, and ELA concepts through curriculum-based exercises and hands-on activities. These exercises can be easily incorporated into lesson plans and TinkerActive Workbooks also make ideal supplemental resources for at-home learning. Parents looking for fun after-school activities will love these simple and creative lessons!

Vetted by award-winning educators, each lesson is aligned to meet the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards, building foundational knowledge while encouraging students to think outside the box.

Keep reading to download free, printable worksheets + check our handy reference guide to find CCSS alignments for each activity!

Download free worksheets and more here →

2020 School & Library Webinars & Digital Events

We’re ready and eager to spread the word about upcoming books, from our computers to yours! Check back here as more upcoming events will be added soon. Plus, watch archived videos from author events, webinars, book buzzes, and more!

November 5: LJ & SLJ LibraryCon Live (FREE ARCHIVE)
Join Library Journal and School Library Journal for a day-long celebration of fandom-beloved stories and characters, featuring the creators behind mind-bending speculative fiction, innovative comics, and fan-favorite graphic novels. Don’t miss panels with Hafsah Faizal (author of We Free the Stars) and Daniel Kraus (author of They Threw Us Away) and more!

November 6-8: YALSA YA Services Symposium
Join YALSA for their virtual Symposium as they discuss literature, activities, and programs needed to serve and inspire today’s teens.​ Don’t miss author panels with April Henry (Playing with Fire), Aiden Thomas (Cemetery Boys), George M. Johnson (All Boys Aren’t Blue), Adalyn Grace (All the Stars and Teeth), Anna-Marie McLemore (The Mirror Season), and more! Plus, tune in for the Margaret A. Edwards Award speech from winner Steve Sheinkin!

November 6: YALSA Trivia Night
Join authors Mike Curato, Adalyn Grace, April Henry, and June Hur for a night of fun and games! Flex your bookish trivia skills and enter for your chance to win books! RSVP for Trivia Night here!

November 19-22: NCTE Virtual Annual Convention
Join us for the National Council for the Teachers of English Virtual Convention! Stay tuned for our full roster of author speakers, our NCTE Virtual Booth, and more resources!

December 4-6: NCSS Virtual Conference
Join us for the National Council for the Social Studies Virtual Conference! Stay tuned for our full roster of author speakers, our NCSS Virtual Booth, and more resources!

Watch archived videos from past events →

Watch Macmillan’s TLA 2020 Publishers Preview!

Hear about Macmillan’s upcoming books for kids, teens, and adults! Marketing representatives from MacKids School & Library, Macmillan Library Marketing, and Tom Doherty Associates share upcoming books you shouldn’t miss!

Visit our TXLA Virtual Booth
to watch more videos from our authors and request digital ARCs of our upcoming books!

Keep reading to learn more about the Macmillan Children’s books featured in our preview!

Learn more about our preview titles here →

Discover: School Library Journal’s Middle Grade Magic Event!

Explore a day’s-worth program of author panels, in-depth conversations, and keynote talks will keep you informed, inspired, and entertained. Attendees will hear about the latest and most exciting forthcoming titles in middle grade. Visit the virtual exhibits hall to network with leading publishers, enjoy additional author chats, and download digital galleys and other free resources. To view the archives, click here!