On the road with Kate Beaton

Gina Asprocolas  September 27th, 2016 

The Princess and the Pony author Kate Beaton is currently on the road meeting children in schools & bookstores to promote her new picture book with...

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Celebrating books from Scholastic, out now!

Brooke Shearouse  September 27th, 2016 

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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Banned Books Week 2016

Brooke Shearouse  September 26th, 2016 

Pop quiz: what do Harry Potter, BONE, The Hunger Games, and Captain Underpants all have in common?

Yes, they're wonderful books. But they've also each been...

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School books we loved

Julia Graeper  September 23rd, 2016 

As an adult, all my reading for pleasure is entirely self-directed. I choose whatever I want! I mostly find books through recommendations from friends, or lists I keep of...

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The Kids & Family Reading Report, India Edition

Alexandra Wladich  September 22nd, 2016 

Earlier this month, Scholastic released results from the first-ever Kids & Family Reading Report, India Edition, a nation-wide survey of children aged 6-17...

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The official Patronus experience from J.K. Rowling is now available on Pottermore!

Morgan Baden  September 22nd, 2016 

One of the most famous magical elements in J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world, a Patronus is a pure, protective magical concentration of happiness and hope and continues to be...

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What happened when our college intern read a Baby-sitters Club book for the first time?

Guest Blogger  September 21st, 2016 

This year, we're celebrating 30 years of The Baby-sitters Club! We tasked our summer intern, Emily Bowman, with reading her very first BSC book and answering some...

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Scholastic Book Fairs Idea Share: the place for Book Fair coordinators and volunteers!

Guest Blogger  September 20th, 2016 

Scholastic Book Fairs coordinators and volunteers have expressed an interest in having an online space where they can connect with each other to share ideas and...

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Dan Poblocki takes over Instagram

Morgan Baden  September 20th, 2016 

Shadow House #1: The Gathering is a spooky book (and supplementary app!) featuring a house that's more than just haunted...it's hungry.

Career Corner: A September Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  September 20th, 2016 

We have a few great new job opportunities, which we've highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one!

Last call for Scholastic News Kid Reporters!

Brittany Sullivan  September 19th, 2016 

The deadline for aspiring young journalists between the ages of 10 and 14 to apply to join the 2016–2017 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps is September 23, 2016!

Arrrr: It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Brooke Shearouse  September 19th, 2016 

Today on OOM we’re having so much fun celebrating International Talk Like a Pirate Day! We’re practicing our impressions by reading some great books from Scholastic...

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By the numbers: 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Michael Barrett  September 19th, 2016 

Around 250,000 children from across all 50 states and 25 countries read 204,594,918 minutes in the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! We are so...

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National sewing month

Deimosa Webber-Bey  September 16th, 2016 

Have I mentioned that I am a quilter? If not, now you know, and you can understand why I am excited to talk about National Sewing Month.  It is also Shameless Promotion...

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There's a new head librarian in town

Alexandra Wladich  September 16th, 2016 

There's a new head librarian in town! On Wednesday, Carla Hayden was sworn in as the Library of Congress' Librarian. Carla is the first African-...

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Throwback Thursday: Looking back at Scholastic Teacher™

Gina Asprocolas  September 15th, 2016 

Back in October 2015, Scholastic announced that America’s longest-running and largest magazine for educators, Instructor Magazine®, was being...

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Why libraries and librarians are so important

Brittany Sullivan  September 15th, 2016 

The library means many things to different people—it can serve as a home away from home, literary oasis, hands-on design lab, and so much more.

2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: Submissions are now open

Michael Barrett  September 15th, 2016 

Hey, creative teens! In case you missed it, The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers announced yesterday that The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is now accepting...

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It’s Hispanic Heritage Month!

Nicole Ortiz  September 15th, 2016 
¡Feliz Mes de la Herencia Hispana! Today marks the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month. Starting on September 15th and running through October 15th, Hispanic Heritage... Read more

How to teach civics and not the circus with Scholastic Classroom Magazines

Gina Asprocolas  September 14th, 2016 

The election of 2016 is like no other, not only when it comes to the candidates, but how the media is covering it all. In this Washington Post article, Elliott...

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New books out now from Scholastic

Brooke Shearouse  September 13th, 2016 

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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Helping teachers, kids, and parents discover books: Judy Newman on Scholastic Reads

Morgan Baden  September 13th, 2016 

For generations, teachers have been using Scholastic Reading Club to help their students foster a lifelong love of reading.

Meet the Scholastic STEM Ambassador… Captain Barrington Irving!

Brittany Sullivan  September 13th, 2016 

In 2007, Captain Barrington Irving became the youngest pilot to fly around the world in a single engine airplane. On his incredible 97-day journey, he...

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A GHOSTS takeover on Twitter

Morgan Baden  September 12th, 2016 

This week, it's all about ghosts.

Meet the irresistible Groovy Joe!

Brooke Shearouse  September 12th, 2016 

Groovy Joe: Ice Cream and Dinosaurs by Eric Litwin and Tom Lichtenheld, two of today’s most gifted children’s book creators, is the very first picture book adventure...

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