"That's a wrap!" on the 2015 Summer Reading Challenge

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 4th, 2015 

Cue the confetti, start the music—it's time to celebrate summer reading! As of 3pm ET today, the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge has officially ended, and what a...

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In Our Feeds: a book-rescuing garbage man, Shakespeare rap, and a superhero raised by a single mom

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 4th, 2015 

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 great weekend!

Happy...

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Summer reading memories

Morgan Baden  September 3rd, 2015 

This week is hot and hazy here in New York. The city feels like a heavy whisper; most people are finishing up vacations and prepping for back-to-school. It's a good week...

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Looking back at our summer reading

Brittany Sullivan  September 3rd, 2015 

Here at Scholastic, when we hear the word “summer” we think of the typical things such as sunshine, beaches and outdoor dining, but above all else we get excited about one...

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The final countdown: the Summer Reading Challenge ends Friday!

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 2nd, 2015 

The 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge ends at 3pm ET this Friday! For the past 18 weeks, kids have discovered new books, logged their reading minutes online, played...

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Check out the interactive Harry Potter cover!

Morgan Baden  September 2nd, 2015 

We're thrilled to showcase the all-new, interactive cover of the upcoming illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone!

This new edition,...

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Big adventures on a little island: A "My Bookprint" post

Brooke Shearouse  September 2nd, 2015 

Even though I grew up on a beautiful island off the coast of Georgia, if you were to ask me where my favorite place to visit during the summer was, my answer wouldn’t be “...

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Happy Hogwarts Day!

Morgan Baden  September 1st, 2015 

Sometimes, the perfect Harry Potter moment happens. Happy Hogwarts Day, readers!

<3 RT @GuSa7 King's cross #BackToHogwarts http...

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In Our Feeds: New words, a Harry Potter classroom, and weird author jobs

Kristen Joerger  August 28th, 2015 

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 great weekend!

Offering comprehensive literacy solutions for the new school year

Morgan Baden  August 28th, 2015 

This week Scholastic introduced the new focus for our Scholastic Education business:  customizable, comprehensive literacy solutions. Check out the press release, but the...

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After the storm

Suzanne McCabe  August 28th, 2015 

Scholastic News Kid Reporter Samuel Davis, 12, of Shreveport, Louisiana, is too young to remember Hurricane Katrina. Wanting to learn more about the storm and its...

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5 ways to raise a money-smart kid from Maureen O'Connell, Scholastic's COO

Maureen O'Connell  August 27th, 2015 

There’s no doubt that parents are their kids’ first teachers— it’s true for reading, and it’s also true for things like money management! Maureen O’Connell, Scholastic’s...

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Throwing back to 1891

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 27th, 2015 

It's Thursday, you know what that means! Time for a little TBT. We're throwing back to 1891 today with a look back at vintage covers from Scholastic's Instructor...

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Why we need more poetry

Brittany Sullivan  August 27th, 2015 

Poetry is a powerful literary art. Whether it serves as an outlet for creative expression, as a form of therapy to work through emotions, or as a tool to illustrate a...

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Reality in fictional worlds: a "My Bookprint" post

Guest Blogger  August 26th, 2015 

Hi!  I am Mariah, the new Library Assistant with the Scholastic Library and Archive.  You can find me in the library working on cataloging wonderful books, providing...

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Books about dogs!

Guest Blogger  August 26th, 2015 

Today is National Dog Day! From the tiniest of Chihuahuas to the biggest of Great Danes, we here at Scholastic love our dogs. Don’t fret if you don’t have a furry one to...

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17 weeks, 11 stories & 211 million minutes

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 26th, 2015 

We're entering the home stretch of the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! With less than two weeks to go, kids around the world have logged a total of 211,000,000...

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What a day for books!

Morgan Baden  August 25th, 2015 

It's not just another hot day in August, folks.

Today sees the release of lots of amazing new books for young readers, and we can't wait for you to read them! Here...

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The 2015 School Librarian of the Year is…

Brittany Sullivan  August 25th, 2015 

School librarians across the country are doing some pretty incredible things to inspire their peers, engage their students and connect with the community.

5 years ago today...

Morgan Baden  August 24th, 2015 

August 24, 2011 was a big day for readers: it was release day for a little book called Mockingjay.

Reading gives you superpowers!

Morgan Baden  August 24th, 2015 

Tra-la-laa!

 

Welcome to Captain Underpants week, a week where New York Times bestselling author/artist Dav Pilkey reminds young readers that...

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In Our Feeds: Fairy tales, apology notes to libraries and more

Michael Barrett  August 21st, 2015 

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 great weekend!

"There was glitter EVERYWHERE!" (a Klutz party recap)

Julia Graeper  August 21st, 2015 

All summer, the folks over at Klutz have been encouraging us all to try something new!

Happy birthday, Kristy Thomas...and a new Baby-sitters Club trailer!

Morgan Baden  August 20th, 2015 

It says it right in my bio: I am the biggest Baby-sitters Club fan around.

My favorite literary weddings

Alexandra Wladich  August 20th, 2015 

Just like Bill Weasley and Fleur Delacour from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, I too am having an August wedding (in 8 days to be exact!)...minus the Death...

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