Get ready to decode history!

What do you get when you mix David Baldacci, The 39 Clues, and the Smithsonian National Museum of American History? One amazing virtual field trip! Learn more here.

Scholastic Plans ‘39 Clues’ Baldacci Webcast at Smithsonian American History Museum

Scholastic today announced that it plans to offer a free, behind-the-scenes video tour of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, featuring author David Baldacci as a guide. The “Decoding History” virtual field trip, to air on March 5 at 1:00 PM ET/10:00 AM PT, coincides with the release of Baldacci’s new book for young readers, The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers: Day of Doom, the latest title in the bestselling Scholastic series. Read the full article here.

Decoding History with David Baldacci, via Webcast

Scholastic is launching the latest title in its multi-platform series The 39 Clues with some extra multimedia muscle. The publisher is teaming with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and author David Baldacci for a webcast that highlights museum treasures and celebrates the history-mystery elements of the series, as well as the publication of the newest installment, The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers: Day of Doom by Baldacci. Called “Decoding History,” the virtual field trip will air on March 5 at 1 p.m. and will be accessible for free on the Decoding History Web site. Read more here.

David Baldacci to speak at Savannah Book Festival

Don’t expect the typical author’s talk when David Baldacci gives the Savannah Book Festival’s closing address Feb. 17. Read the full article here.

Private-Eye Drama Based on Baldacci Series Lands Series Order at TNT

TNT has ordered 10 episodes of an untitled private-eye drama based on David Baldacci’s series. Starring Jon Tenney and Rebecca Romijn and executive produced by Shane Brennan (“NCIS”), the show will premiere this summer.  Read more here.

 

No chance of forgetting about David Baldacci

David talks with The National about his newest thriller, The Forgotten, and the craft of writing.  Read the full interview here.

Man of Letters

Best-selling Virginia author David Baldacci talks about his ongoing quest to help America learn to read. Read the full interview here.

David Baldacci on “The Forgotten”

David and Gayle King on the set of CBS This Morning. David chatted with Gayle, Charlie Rose and Norah O’Donnell about his latest thriller, The Forgotten.

Page Churner Does it Again

Fairfax’s own prolific author releases another new book. Read more here.

What Made Me: Best-Selling Author David Baldacci

David talks to the Washingtonian‘s Carol Joynt about his first job, the best advice about writing he ever received, and his favorite historical figures. Read the full interview here.