WATCH: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards alum creates paper poetry

Brittany Sullivan  March 23rd, 2018 

National Poetry Month is almost here and to help celebrate the significant contribution poetry makes in people’s lives, the Poetry Coalition, a national...

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For the reader who loves the I Survived series

Deimosa Webber-Bey  March 21st, 2018 

One of the FAQ’s that I get as a librarian is for an I Survived read-alike recommendation.

Students groove to the Fantastic Scholastic Book Parade with author Eric Litwin

Josephine Djonovic  March 21st, 2018 

Many schools host book character parades to celebrate the joy of reading, and this fall, Scholastic decided to discover which ones go all out to orchestrate the most...

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Celebrating Spring/Easter Reads!

Lauren Carr  March 20th, 2018 

March 20 marks the first day of spring and Easter is Sunday, April 1. We’re celebrating the holiday and start of a new season with some of our favorite Easter/Spring-...

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We’re looking for the next School Librarian of the Year!

Brittany Sullivan  March 20th, 2018 

Do you know a librarian who is truly redefining the role—creatively going above and beyond to meet the needs of students and the school community? We’re looking for the...

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Scholastic will publish J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald screenplay in the U.S. and Canada!

Morgan Baden  March 20th, 2018 


“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” hits theaters in November, and today, we’re excited to share with you that Scholastic will be...

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4,000 teachers to receive grants from James Patterson and Scholastic Book Clubs

Emily Morrow  March 19th, 2018 

James Patterson and Scholastic Book Clubs have partnered again — this year, in an even bigger way — to help teachers build their classroom libraries!

The end of this chapter: A fond farewell to Scholastic

Michael Barrett  March 16th, 2018 

"On Our Minds" writer, Mike Barrett, reflects on the joys of being an employee at Scholastic

Resources for talking with children about the National School Walkout

Scholastic  March 15th, 2018 

On March 14, tens of thousands of students across the United States walked out of their classrooms for 17 minutes at 10 a.m. local time as part of the National School...

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Read an excerpt from Goosebumps SlappyWorld #4: Please Do Not Feed the Weirdo

Emily Morrow  March 15th, 2018 

The fourth book in the Goosebumps SlappyWorld arc is available now, and we have an excerpt for you to start reading right here! SlappyWorld is the brand new Goosebumps arc...

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Check out the cover of Five Nights at Freddy's Book 3: The Fourth Closet

Emily Morrow  March 14th, 2018 

The Five Nights at Freddy's trilogy is coming to a close this summer when book three, The Fourth Closet, comes out on June 26! This latest installment in the...

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Watch the first trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindewald

Emily Morrow  March 13th, 2018 

Get your wands ready, Wizarding World fans, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindewald hits theaters this November, and the first trailer was just released!


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Announcing the country’s most creative teens!

Josephine Djonovic  March 13th, 2018 

The nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers has announced the national award recipients of the 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the...

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The Bad Guys are coming to the big screen!

Gina Asprocolas  March 13th, 2018 

Big news, Bad Guys fans! Variety recently announced that DreamWorks Animation will bring Aaron Blabey's best-selling chapter book series to the big screen...

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New books from Chicken House

Guest Blogger  March 12th, 2018 

Barry Cunningham, publisher of the Chicken House imprint of Scholastic, stopped by today to share the new list of middle grade and young adult books incoming to the US in...

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Scholastic Book Clubs flyer reveal: Top picks for March

Michael Barrett  March 12th, 2018 

Calling all educators and parents! Check out these great reads to build your classroom and home libraries!

Career Corner: A March Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  March 9th, 2018 

This month, we have a lot of new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. 

Can you survive 24 hours without your phone?

Loribelle Lapaix  March 9th, 2018 

Sundown-to-sundown on March 9–10 is observed as the National Day of Unplugging. As a challenge, or rather “digital detox,” it is asked that we detach from...

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Start reading Pixel Raiders: Dig World

Emily Morrow  March 9th, 2018 

Pixel Raiders: Dig World by Stephanie Bendixsen, Steven O'Donnell and Chris Kennett is first in a brand new, highly-illustrated series that is ...

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On the podcast: Talking with kids about school violence and trauma

Emily Morrow  March 8th, 2018 

This week, we sat down with two experts: Dr. Jamie Howard of the Child Mind Institute, and Julie Ballew, a fifth grade teacher from Houston, Texas, to get their advice.

Celebrate fantastic friendships with the Graphix Dynamic Duos Takeover

Emily Morrow  March 8th, 2018 

This week, the team at Graphix Books celebrated some of our favorite friendships in graphic novels by hosting a Dynamic Duos Takeover! Each hour, they shared a panel...

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Throwback Thursday: Our first kid reporters

Gina Asprocolas  March 8th, 2018 

The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps launched in 2000, and we found coverage of the first kids reporters in our classroom magazines.

Inspiring diversity in STEM

Guest Blogger  March 6th, 2018 

Alicia Boler Davis broke barriers as GM’s head of manufacturing. DynaMath gets the story.

Introducing the re-engineered Scholastic GO! (+ a sweepstakes!)

Brittany Sullivan  March 5th, 2018  Comments • 34

It’s hard to believe that Scholastic GO!® (formerly Grolier Online) launched more than 10 years ago.

Read an excerpt of Peachy and Keen: A School Tail

Emily Morrow  March 2nd, 2018 

Start reading the first chapter of the first book in the Peachy and Keen series, a full-color, illustrated, hilarious new chapter book series by illustrator Jason Tharp!...