A diversity of voices: “Club Leo” edition

Guest Blogger  March 2nd, 2015 

One of the most important things about reading a book is it opens your world to an experience beyond yours. Whether the book is about a gothic mystery set in London or...

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How parenting changed my life as a reader

Morgan Baden  March 2nd, 2015 

About five months ago I had my first baby, a darling girl whose smile lights up her whole plump face. I don’t want to tell you how becoming a parent has changed my life—...

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In Our Feeds: YA novel (on twitter), printed books, and book genre maps

Nadia Almahdi  February 27th, 2015 

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!

Children and art: How to be art literate

Michael Barrett  February 27th, 2015 

Most recently, Sesame Street placed the most unlikely of characters in an art museum: Cookie Monster. Our furry, blue friend, mostly known for his insatiable hunger and...

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The Worlds Collide convention is almost here...want to be a VIP? Sweepstakes!

Morgan Baden  February 27th, 2015 

Last week we announced the upcoming Worlds Collide convention. Now we're back with an exciting opportunity: you and your child could win a VIP pass to the...

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2015: the year of diversity in children's literature

Kristen Joerger  February 27th, 2015 

Last week, Pam Allyn shared a post on Edu@Scholastic, our blog about education and learning. In it, she declared 2015 to be the year of diversity in children's...

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Exciting new releases from Scholastic, February 24th

Jeremy West  February 24th, 2015 

Some fantastic new books are releasing in stores today!

For the young ones, we’ve got you covered:

Susan B. Neuman: Love at First Sight

Megan Kaesshaefer  February 24th, 2015 

Susan B. Neuman is a professor and chair of teaching and learning at New York University. Previously, she served as a professor at the University of...

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Marian Wright Edelman: Still a rebel at 75

Suzanne McCabe  February 23rd, 2015 

"Equal rights, fair play, justice, are all like the air," author Maya Angelou once said. "We all have it, or none of us has it."

Marian Wright Edelman knew the...

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Join us on World Read Aloud Day

Megan Kaesshaefer  February 23rd, 2015 

March 4th, 2015 is World Read Aloud Day, a very important day started by Pam Allyn, the founder of LitWorld and an amdassador for our Open a World of...

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In Our Feeds: J.K. Rowling, Mockingjay, infographics, and more

Jeremy West  February 20th, 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 good weekend!

Love Your Pet Day

Guest Blogger  February 20th, 2015 

By Emily Elizabeth (with some help from Scholastic Media's Danielle Klimashousky!)

Hi! I’m Emily Elizabeth.  My dog, Clifford, and I are celebrating one of...

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Year of the sheep

Morgan Baden  February 18th, 2015 

One of the most important celebrations in the Chinese calendar is the Chinese New Year, which kicks off today! Welcome to Chinese year 4713, the year of the Goat/Sheep,...

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John Burningham: Nothing Like a Good Book

Megan Kaesshaefer  February 17th, 2015 

John Burningham has written and/or illustrated over 30 picture books that have been translated and distributed all over the world. These include...

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