Scholastic donates books to promote literacy for homeless New York City families

Brittany Sullivan  May 3rd, 2016 

“At Scholastic, we have seen first-hand that a book can be life-changing in the hands of a child. The right book at the right time can light an emotional spark within...

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9 reasons to love YA

Guest Blogger  May 2nd, 2016 

Today marks the beginning of #IReadYA Week and we here at Scholastic want to share with you nine reasons why we love to read young-adult books. If you love YA as much as...

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#IreadYA week is here!

Morgan Baden  May 2nd, 2016 

In 2013, This is Teen launched #IreadYA, a week-long celebration of Young Adult literature and the joy it brings readers of all ages.

We're hitting the road for summer reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 2nd, 2016 

Big news: we're taking our annual Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge program on the open road with the first-ever Summer Reading Road Trip

In Our Feeds: Next-level Harry fandom, prison book group and lots of cute kids

Julia Graeper  April 29th, 2016 

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found funny, provocative or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

Celebrate Adopt a Shelter Pet Day with Cynthia Lord!

Brooke Shearouse  April 29th, 2016 

We caught up with Shelter Pet Squad author Cynthia Lord in celebration of National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day! Check out the Q&A below to read about Cynthia’s...

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These teachers are our reading superheroes

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 28th, 2016 

Last week, we annouced the winners of the Dav Pilkey "Be a Reading Superhero" Contest! 50 winning educators from across the country (one from a school in...

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Do you read YA?

Guest Blogger  April 28th, 2016 

Do you love talking about books?

Do you love winning prizes?

Are you obsessed with YA?...

Throwback Thursday: Touchdown titles

Gina Asprocolas  April 28th, 2016 

Today marks the beginning of the National Football League (NFL) Draft, an annual event where professional football teams pick new players from college...

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Read Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets with us!

Morgan Baden  April 27th, 2016 

We just finished our Twitter read-along of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, so it's time to dive in to book 2. Join us!

I'll post each daily prompt...

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Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winner Adam Gowan

Michael Barrett  April 27th, 2016 

It's National Poetry Month and we want to introduce you to the some very talented teen writers this month. 

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them screenplay: Published this November!

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 26th, 2016 

Attention, Harry Potter fans! On November 19, 2016, Scholastic will publish the screenplay of the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in the...

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Celebrate Princess Week with these amazing books!

Brooke Shearouse  April 25th, 2016 

Today kicks off National Princess Week and what better way to celebrate than by reading one of these fantastic princess-themed books? From fierce warriors and space...

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Be Yourself: Life Lessons from a Penguin

Michael Barrett  April 25th, 2016 

Did you know it's World Penguin Day?

One of the most powerful life lessons I learned was from a (literary) penguin. I can thank the lovable,...

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What readers said about Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Morgan Baden  April 25th, 2016 

In celebration of the July 31 release of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," we're re-reading all seven books in the Harry Potter series. We've just finished book 1, ...

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In Our Feeds: The problem with emoji, a superhero-sized excuse, and a muggle proposal

Morgan Baden  April 22nd, 2016 

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found funny, provocative or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

Cecil’s Pride: The Life of a Lion King

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 22nd, 2016 

In the spirit of Earth Day, we're excited to share Cecil’s Pride: The True Story of a Lion King, a stunning new picture...

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New blog alert: Judy Newman at Scholastic

Morgan Baden  April 22nd, 2016 

You'll want to bookmark this: President of Scholastic Reading Club Judy Newman has launched a great new book-inspired blog, filled with super fun resources for educators!...

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Let's celebrate Earth Day!

Brooke Shearouse  April 22nd, 2016 
Today on OOM we're so excited to talk about  Earth Day! Held annually on April 22 since 1970, Earth Day is celebrated worldwide to support environmental... Read more

How we’re celebrating Poem in Your Pocket Day

Brittany Sullivan  April 21st, 2016 

Every year, April is an exciting time to celebrate one of our favorite things here at Scholastic… Poetry!

The book aunt

Deimosa Webber-Bey  April 20th, 2016  Comments • 1

You know what you’re getting for Chrismakwanzakkuh. You know what your present is for your birthday. You know what I will gift you on your graduation day. All I...

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No filter needed! Follow the @ScholasticBookFair Instagram account

Alexandra Wladich  April 20th, 2016 

As a student, there was nothing more exciting than the Scholastic Book Fair. On the morning of the fair my mom would send me to school with money to purchase the books of...

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Announcing the Dav Pilkey 'Be a Reading Superhero' Contest winners!

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 20th, 2016 

What are you doing to help get your students reading this summer? This is the question we asked teachers across the country to answer for a...

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Parenting during the preliteracy phase

Morgan Baden  April 20th, 2016 

My daughter, 18 months old, has long been interested in books. Books are an all-day activity in our house; she'll pull down her favorites from her...

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One of our favorite quotes from "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"

Morgan Baden  April 20th, 2016 

Our global gif campaign continues as we count down to the July 31 release of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!" This week, we released a new animated quote from book 1....

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