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

Alexandra Wladich  January 26th, 2015 

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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In Our Feeds: New Harry Potter illustrations, inspirational quotes, reading on the subway & more

Brittany Sullivan  January 16th, 2015  Comments • 1

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!

Tackling the TBR pile

Lia Zneimer  January 15th, 2015 

A new year means a new slew of goals and resolutions. Fittingly, January is Get Organized Month (a.k.a.

4 great TODAY Show moments

Kristen Joerger  January 14th, 2015  Comments • 3

The TODAY Show turns 63 years old today! To help them celebrate, we thought we'd share a few of our favorite Scholastic moments on TODAY over the years!...

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Free resources to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Alexandra Wladich  January 14th, 2015  Comments • 1

To help you celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we compiled some of our favorite classroom activities, book lists and more. Through the collection of resources...

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A special Harry Potter announcement

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 13th, 2015 

We’re thrilled to share with Harry Potter fans everywhere that on October 6, 2015, we’ll publish a new fully-illustrated hardcover edition of J.K....

A letter to the late Walter Dean Myers

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 12th, 2015  Comments • 1

A letter addressed to the late Walter Dean Myers and penned by Andrea Davis Pinkney recently appeared on the Children's Book Council's blog. Andrea is VP and...

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