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Guest Blogger  December 15th, 2017  Comments • 3

It’s been a great year for Branches! This line of Scholastic fully-illustrated early chapter books is designed to grow newly independent readers, and with 19 different...

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10 memorable Kid Reporter moments of 2017

Brittany Sullivan  December 15th, 2017 

This was an action-packed year for the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps—a team of talented young reporters, ages 10–14, from across the country and around...

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Students add new, free books to their home libraries thanks to My Very Own Library

Josephine Djonovic  December 14th, 2017 

This week, I attended a My Very Own Library event at the Roberto Clemente School in Newark, NJ. Roberto Clemente School is one of the 31 schools...

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On the podcast: The new Jedi master behind Star Wars: Jedi Academy

Emily Morrow  December 14th, 2017 

We have a new podcast episode! This week, like the rest of the country, we caught Star Wars fever. We sat down with Jarrett J.

Scholastic reports fiscal 2018 First Quarter results

Scholastic  December 14th, 2017 

Today, Scholastic reported results for the Company’s fiscal 2018 second quarter ended November 30, 2017. You can see the complete press release here.

Holiday Gift Guide: Scholastic Parent & Child® 2017 Gold Star Toys Announced

Josephine Djonovic  December 13th, 2017 

Scholastic Parent & Child® is excited to announce the winners of its fifth annual Gold Star Toy Awards. This year’s 15 winning children’s toys and games are...

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A new Captain Underpants TV series is coming to Netflix!

Emily Morrow  December 12th, 2017 

Tra-la-laa! Netflix and DreamWorks Animation TV announced today that a brand new Captain Underpants TV series, based on the supa-epic books by Dav Pilkey, will be coming...

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Hanukkah books and resources

Morgan Baden  December 12th, 2017 

Hanukkah begins at sundown on December 12. (Hey, that's today!) We have plenty of book lists and activities for families to help celebrate this special time of year. 

Career Corner: A December Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  December 12th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one! As always, you can also...

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2018 children’s book trends: Our Scholastic Book Clubs editors make top predictions

Michael Barrett  December 12th, 2017 

Learn about the five top trends and take a family reading challenge with a special calendar created by Scholastic Parents.

Giving the gift of books!

Nicole Ortiz  December 11th, 2017 

There are so many wonderful things about this time of year, and I'm sure we all have our favorites. Whether it's snowy winter mornings, warm baked desserts, or beloved...

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Live from our library: Holiday book gifts for kids

Emily Morrow  December 8th, 2017 

Scholastic's librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey went live on our Scholastic Parents Facebook page this afternoon to share her recommendations for the perfect books to gift the...

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Kid Reporter Update: Interview with Scholastic CEO, Dick Robinson

Brittany Sullivan  December 8th, 2017 

In November, Scholastic President & CEO Dick Robinson received the National Book Foundation's 2017 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American...

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The right to a safe, comfy bedtime for all children

Michael Barrett  December 8th, 2017 

Many of our favorite childhood memories are of our families reading aloud a favorite book before bedtime. Whether it was curling up to Clifford the Big Red Dog or...

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Scholastic Book Clubs flyer reveal: The Book Boys preview the December flyers

Michael Barrett  December 7th, 2017 

By Jamie Turak - Scholastic Book Clubs

The Book Boys are ready for the holidays with some great reads! Here are some of the Boys’ top picks from the...

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Throwback Thursday: the Dewey Decimal System

Gina Asprocolas  December 7th, 2017 

If you're a librarian, or fan of libraries, December 10th is a very special day for you: it's Dewey Decimal System Day

The Dewey Decimal System...

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The 10 coolest kids we met in 2017

Brittany Sullivan  December 7th, 2017 

This year, the editors of Scholastic Classroom Magazines featured the real-life stories of some truly extraordinary kids who are overcoming obstacles,...

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Tips to help kids find trustworthy sources

Stephanie Agresti  December 6th, 2017 

Starting at a young age, it’s important for kids to learn how to search for information to stay informed and learn about the world around them. In addition to looking up...

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Reading regrets

Julia Graeper  December 6th, 2017 

Later on, I couldn't stop thinking about what I had read. It was a year and a half ago, and certain scenes still pop into my head and stun me.

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions with Randa Abdel-Fattah author of The Lines We Cross

Brooke Shearouse  December 6th, 2017 

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions is a spotlight on OOM dedicated to exploring Scholastic’s amazing distinct voices. We’ll take a deep dive into the...

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Tumblr <3s Maggie Stiefvater!

Gina Asprocolas  December 5th, 2017 

The fans have spoken!

For their 2017 Year in Review, Tumblr Fandometrics put together their list of the Top Books fans posted about on the...

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15 librarians to follow on Instagram

Brittany Sullivan  December 5th, 2017 

It’s no secret that school librarians and libraries play a critical role in today’s schools and have a positive impact on student learning (don’t miss the School...

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Our favorite Scholastic Book Fairs social media moments of 2017

Josephine Djonovic  December 4th, 2017 

As 2017 comes to a close, we decided to take a look back at some of our favorite Scholastic Book Fairs moments from the year...

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Did you have *snow* much fun with Graphix?

Gina Asprocolas  December 4th, 2017 

Last Friday was December 1st, and Graphix decided to mark this occasion with a very wintry takeover! On Twitter, @GraphixBooks shared panels from some of their graphic...

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Scholastic's Spring 2018 YA and graphic novel preview (and a giveaway!)

Morgan Baden  December 1st, 2017  Comments • 18

We’ve already talked about Chapter Books, Middle Grade and Picture Books from the

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