Starting April 1

Join Scholastic and the Library of Congress for Dav Pilkey At Home. Together you can get creative and have fun with some of your favorite characters from Dog Man and Captain Underpants. Discover new activities, videos, read-alouds, and so much more!  

Week 1

When you've finished your journeys, you're ready for the daily reading quest!

Day 1

Meet a teen changing how the world views disabilities in "Nothing Can Stop Her."
  • Listen for whales near New York City.
  • Travel to sizzling and freezing places.
  • Hang out with sloths that play sports.
Whales in the City
Play a game and learn about whale calls.
Read the Article
Hottest/Coldest Places
Two places with extreme temperatures
Read the Article
Hanging Tough
Sporting events may save sloths.
Read the Article

Day 2

Discover how scientists may have solved one of nature’s greatest mysteries: "Why Do Zebras Have Stripes?"
  • Discover secrets about our first president.
  • Read a story about a top secret robot that can do chores!
  • Meet kids who compete in the mud.
Washington's Secrets Revealed
Shocking facts about George Washington
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Fiction: Clean Start
A boy creates a robot to do his chores.
Read the Story
Muddy Moves
A race through the mud
Read the Article

Day 3

Take a virtual video field trip to the American Revolution with Lauren Tarshis, author of the best-selling "I Survived" book series. Click the link for more resources, including a free article for your age range!
  • Find out how sea otters are bouncing back.
  • Meet an amazing domino art designer.
  • Debate It: Do you prefer cats or dogs?
We're Still Here!
Cuddly creatures make a comeback.
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Domino Designer
Building domino displays with math
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Cats or Dogs?
Which makes a better pet?
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Day 4

Learn why some kids are eating insects in "Burger Bugs?"
  • Travel to places with wacky names.
  • Meet the cat who inspired an invention.
  • Take a side: Are sports too intense for kids?
What's in a Name?
The stories behind these places' names
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A Better Brush
A brush designed like a cat's tongue
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Are Youth Sports Too Intense?
The big debate about kids' sports
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Day 5

Check out the amazing journeys these students take every day in "How Do You Get to School?"
  • Find out about a garbage-gobbling machine.
  • Read a story about a girl who discovers herself through singing.
  • See how the world looks to these four animals.
Trash Collector
A cool new way to clean up trash
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Fiction: Amira's Song
Music connects Amira to her family.
Read the Story
Extraordinary Eyes
These animals have super eyesight.
Read the Article

Photo Credits: Courtesy of Lily Hevesh/Hevesh5 (domino sculpture); Dong mu - Imaginechina/AP Images (climbing ladder); John Lund/Getty Images (dog and cat); Illustration by Dave Wheeler (boy w/robot)