Katie Carella

Special Guest
Katie Carella, Executive Editor, oversees Scholastic’s Acorn early reader line and Branches early chapter book line. Her career began on the adult side of publishing in marketing and publicity. She then earned her master’s degree at the University of Pennsylvania and taught elementary school — all before entering children’s editorial in 2007. Katie is focused on creating quality books for beginning and newly independent readers across ages 4- to 8-years old. @KatieCarella