Free resources to celebrate American icon, Jackie Robinson

Alexandra Wladich  January 29th, 2015 

Jackie Robinson was the first black man to play professional baseball. His accomplishments on and off the baseball have had a longstanding impact on American life....

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Celebrating 10 years of Graphix

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 29th, 2015 

In 2005, Scholastic launched a new graphic novel imprint, Graphix, with the publication of the first book in Jeff Smith's bestselling series, Bone. 10 years...

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Word Nerd Wednesday: Links you'll love

Lia Zneimer  January 28th, 2015 

Happy Word Nerd Wednesday! The recent blizzard snowstorm gave me a chance to comb through a few Word Nerd–related articles that I'd saved but not yet read. Below,...

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Helen Oxenbury: Saved by the Library

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 28th, 2015 

Helen Oxenbury is one of the world’s most acclaimed children’s illustrators and twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. Her numerous books for children...

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Exciting new releases from Scholastic, January 27th

Jeremy West  January 27th, 2015 

Though many of us are snowed in today in New York, we are thrilled to share with you some fantastic new books releasing in stores today!

For the young ones...

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Bookish wallpaper: a round-up

Lia Zneimer  January 27th, 2015 

Snowy days are perfect for curling up with a good book—or, in my case, for rounding up some favorite examples of bookish wallpaper. Check out our latest Facebook...

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How to “Let it Go” and other changes in the classroom

Alexandra Wladich  January 26th, 2015  Comments • 1

Last week, Maria Walther, Scholastic professional development author and first grade teacher, was featured on Reading Today Online...

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In Our Feeds: Writing your way to happiness, 15 words from literature, used books and more

Alexandra Wladich  January 23rd, 2015 

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

Ever wish you had a...

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Belly laugh books

Kristen Joerger  January 22nd, 2015 

Are you feeling like you could use a chuckle this week? That's probably because this Saturday, January 24th, is Global Belly Laugh Day! And what better...

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New mom Chelsea Clinton reads to her baby every night

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 22nd, 2015 

Chelsea Clinton recently appeared in a video with everyone's favorite Muppet, Elmo, to chat about being a new mom and the importance of talking, reading, and singing to...

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One hundred books famous in children's literature

Guest Blogger  January 21st, 2015 

Guest blogger Chris Loker joins us today to talk about an exhibition she has curated at the Grolier Club in New York City.

Colby Sharp: A Place to Fall in Love with Reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 20th, 2015  Comments • 1

Colby Sharp is a husband, father, and a third-grade teacher in Parma, Michigan. He blogs at Sharpread, and is the co-founder of the Nerdy Book Club. He...

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Being a reading mentor

Anne Sparkman  January 20th, 2015 

Our just released fifth edition of Kids & Family Reading Report™ reaffirmed the importance of reading role models.

National Poverty in America Awareness Month

Deimosa Webber-Bey  January 16th, 2015  Comments • 2

Growing up, some of us have our own rooms, some of us (cough, cough) have to share a room with all of our siblings… and some of us have no room at all. My sisters and I...

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