First look at Horizon by Scott Westerfeld

Emily Morrow  March 28th, 2017 

We are SO excited to be publishing the brand new multiplatform series Horizon. It's a survival story of epic proportions that's perfect for 8- to 12-year-old readers! ...

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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards at The Met

Michael Barrett  March 28th, 2017 

Are you in the New York City-area now through May 29th? Be sure to add a vist to the Metropolitan Museum of Art on your "must visit" list.

Celebrating March 28 book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  March 28th, 2017 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating some book birthdays for new releases from Scholastic, out today! Check out the list below of great reads for all ages, and let us know what...

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Live from our library: books that celebrate Women's History Month

Deimosa Webber-Bey  March 24th, 2017 

Today, on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, I shared some recommendations for books that celebrate Women's History Month and feature main characters that are ...

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Victoria Scott's pictorial inspirations for her newest book, "Hear the Wolves"

Emily Morrow  March 24th, 2017 

Noted YA novelist Victoria Scott makes her middle grade debut with Hear the Wolves, the breathtaking story of one girl’s fight to save her family in the...

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On the podcast: Happy Dreamer

Emily Morrow  March 23rd, 2017 

We've just released a new podcast episode! This week, author and illustrator Peter H.

Complex identities: My "Bookprint" post

Loribelle Lapaix  March 23rd, 2017 

As a new contributor to the Scholastic On Our Minds blog, I was asked to write a “Bookprint” post detailing the five books that have shaped my love for reading....

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Throwback Thursday: Female winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Gina Asprocolas  March 23rd, 2017 

This week's Throwback Thursday could almost double as a "before they were famous!"

As you might have seen earlier on the blog, the ...

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Watch the first trailer for Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Emily Morrow  March 22nd, 2017 

Tra-la-laaaaa! The first trailer for Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie is here! It's slated to hit theaters June 2, so be sure to catch up on the best-selling...

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Cover reveal: Shadowhouse Fall by Daniel José Older

Emily Morrow  March 22nd, 2017 

If you couldn't get enough of Shadowshaper, your wait for more from Daniel José Older is almost over! Shadowhouse Fall will hit shelves on September 12. ...

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Cover reveal: All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater

Emily Morrow  March 21st, 2017 

Mark your calendars, YA fans! All the Crooked Saints will be available October 10! 

Confessions of a Book Nerd

Nicole Ortiz  March 21st, 2017 

The beauty of being a book nerd is getting to love books unapologetically. No matter what kind of literature you love to read, you can bet there are more people out there...

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Nominate the 2017 School Librarian of the Year!

Brittany Sullivan  March 21st, 2017 

Do you know a teacher librarian who constantly goes above and beyond—someone who fearlessly tackles new technology to inspire colleagues, students, and the community?...

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Educator contest alert! Tell us your transformation story to win a Leveled Bookroom 4.0

Brittany Sullivan  March 20th, 2017 

We have some exciting news for K–6 educators… The Scholastic Leveled Bookroom 4.0 is currently being packed up at our warehouse and is...

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Statement from Scholastic on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Scholastic  March 19th, 2017 

In the first printing of the newly updated Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, released by Scholastic, three sentences from the original section...

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First look flyer: Scholastic Reading Club - March 2017

Nicole Ortiz  March 17th, 2017 

The Scholastic Reading Club “Book Boys” hosted our monthly "First Look Flyer” Facebook Live today to help parents and educators find some great reads through the...

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Education stories we love

Julia Graeper  March 17th, 2017 

Here are a few of my favorite edu@scholastic education stories from the last few weeks

Beasts and frogs and fairies, oh my!: Reading fairy tale-inspired books

Brooke Shearouse  March 17th, 2017 

We here at Scholastic are so excited about the The Beauty and the Beast movie that we can’t stop talking about our favorite fairy tales!

"Girls" books for boys

Deimosa Webber-Bey  March 16th, 2017 

Sometimes you recommend a book to a boy, that features a girl, and they don’t want to read it. But I have found that there are “girls” books that appeal to everyone, and I...

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#WCW: The ladies of Harry Potter

Emily Morrow  March 15th, 2017 

March is Women's History Month, and to celebrate, I'm sharing some of my favorite female characters from children's literature each week! 

I couldn't possibly make...

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Attention educators! Enter the Dav Pilkey Summer Reading Educator Contest for a chance to win 500 books

Alexandra Wladich  March 15th, 2017 

Calling all educators! Want to win free books for your school? Starting today, educators are invited to enter the Dav Pilkey Summer Reading...

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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: 2017 national recipients announced!

Josephine Djonovic  March 14th, 2017 

Today we announced the country’s most creative teens!

How I learned to annotate using Classroom Magazines

Stephanie Agresti  March 13th, 2017 

I have vivid memories of reading Scholastic Classroom Magazines as a kid in fifth grade. I remember sitting in a circle as a class reading through the latest current...

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Talking bricks and books with LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS author Max Brallier

Brooke Shearouse  March 13th, 2017 

New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier stopped by OOM today to tell us about himself and his new LEGO® NEXO KNIGHTS: Knights Academy series.

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A boy's view: Books that made me a feminist

Michael Barrett  March 10th, 2017 

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, now is the perfect time to introduce young boys to books that feature strong female characters. Trust me, boys will...

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