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.
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.
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.
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.
David talks with The National about his newest thriller, The Forgotten, and the craft of writing. Read the full interview here.
Best-selling Virginia author David Baldacci talks about his ongoing quest to help America learn to read. Read the full interview here.
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.
Fairfax’s own prolific author releases another new book. Read more here.
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.
Eleven-year-old Mackenzie Foy, who plays Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson’s daughter in “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn,” is set to star in the indie drama “Wish You Well” alongside Ellen Burstyn and Josh Lucas. Read more here.