Abracadabra! It’s National Magic Week

Michael Barrett  October 29th, 2014 

“We’ve got magic to do – just for you!”

 

One of the many benefits of working at a place like Scholastic is encountering magical creatures and...

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Classic Halloween Scholastic

Deimosa Webber-Bey  October 29th, 2014 

We took a look in the Scholastic archive, and brought up some classics from the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s, to reflect on what thrilled us back in the day - check them out! ...

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Happening TODAY: an exclusive video with Taylor Swift!

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 29th, 2014 

We are so excited to air an exculsive video with Taylor Swift at 1 o'clock ET this afternoon! In this 30 minute video, Taylor talks with kids (and...

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Celebrating Halloween with Spooky Reads

Stephanie Smith  October 28th, 2014 

Halloween is my favorite holiday and I love to find ways to celebrate this spooky day all month long. One of my favorite ways to get into the Halloween spirit is by...

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Reminder: a live chat with Goosebumps author R.L. Stine!

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 27th, 2014  Comments • 1

An eerie hush has fallen over the halls of Scholastic. Employees are nervously busying themselves, jumping out of their chairs at every little noise, cowering under their...

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Q&A with Spooky Storyteller Katie Alender

Stephanie Smith  October 27th, 2014 

Today OOM welcomes Katie Alender, author of Famous Last Words, a spine-chilling tale with Hollywood history, mystery, murder, mayhem, and a delicious romance all...

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Scholastic wins FSC Leadership Award

Kristen Joerger  October 24th, 2014 

As the world's largest publisher of children’s books, we have a responsibility to protect our environment to help ensure that the children of today and tomorrow can enjoy...

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In Our Feeds: Twitter fights, book store sleepovers, and bookish Halloween ideas

Nadia Almahdi  October 24th, 2014 

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!

Make A Difference Day

Alexandra Wladich  October 24th, 2014 

Looking for something to do this weekend? Plan to make a difference! Tomorrow, Saturday, October 25, 2014 is Make a Difference Day. Make A Difference Day is the largest...

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DIY: literary-inspired pumpkins

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 23rd, 2014 

Pumpkins are on practically every doorstep in New York City this time of year. But they all look the same—orange, round, simple. They look lovely, but they don't exactly...

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15 scary books to read this Halloween

Brittany Sullivan  October 23rd, 2014 

Believe it or not, there are only eight days left until Halloween. Even though All Hallow’s Eve is rapidly approaching and the month is coming to a close, October is still...

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Our favorite books for sick days

Kristen Joerger  October 22nd, 2014 

Achoo!! You might be hearing a lot of sneezes and sniffles around your home or office these days -- flu season is back! In the event that you find yourself curled up under...

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Blue Lily, Lily Blue is Finally Here!

Stephanie Smith  October 22nd, 2014 

You know the feeling you get when you’re counting down the days, hours, and minutes to an event you just can’t wait for? We have been feeling this way for months and we...

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Word Nerd Wednesday: 3 grammar rules that changed my life

Lia Zneimer  October 22nd, 2014 

As a Word Nerd, I take my love of punctuation pretty seriously. I also get oddly excited whenever I learn a new grammar rule. Suddenly, it seems like the misuse of said...

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Dick Robinson on the value of reading

Guest Blogger  October 21st, 2014 

Dick Robinson, Chairman and CEO of Scholastic, discusses the importance of independent reading, reading for pleasure, and connecting children with the right books....

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