A summer reading message from Wendy Wan-Long Shang

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 6th, 2015 

Yesterday, kids participating in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge unlocked the first story of the summer: A Kick in the Teeth, by Wendy Wan-Long...

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A Conversation with Executive Editor, Tracy Mack and Paige Britt, debut author of The Lost Track of Time

Jeremy West  May 6th, 2015 

Today, we have the pleasure of introducing you to debut author Paige Britt and her extraordinary book The Lost Track of Time. Executive editor, Tracy Mack, joins...

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5/12: a summer reading Twitter chat with Laura Robb!

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 6th, 2015 

"The world of reading opens when a child chooses a book that she wants to read. The first step to turning a child into a reader is CHOICE!" - Laura Robb

Helping incarcerated moms read to their babies

Morgan Baden  May 5th, 2015 

Reading to your baby starting from birth is crucial -- we know this from research from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

"The Dumbest Idea Ever" takes home a Children's Choice Book Award!

Morgan Baden  May 5th, 2015 

Huge congratulations to Jimmy Gownley! Last night, he was honored at the Children's Choice Book Awards for winning 5th-6th Grade Book of the Year for The Dumbest Idea...

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Happy National Teacher Day!

Alexandra Wladich  May 5th, 2015 

Today is National Teacher Day, a part of the National Education Association’s (NEA) annual Teacher Appreciation Week which honors teachers across the country. It’s no...

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Celebrate Star Wars Reads Day with Scholastic

Jeremy West  May 4th, 2015 

Happy Star Wars Day!

In order to properly celebrate, we wanted to share some of our favorite Star Wars reads by Jeffrey Brown for you to pick up and enjoy today....

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13 authors join forces to get kids reading this summer

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 4th, 2015 

It's official: the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge has begun! As of today, kids can start logging the minutes they spend reading in exchange for virtual rewards, free...

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In Our Feeds: Restoring old books, a Harry Potter study, and the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Kristen Joerger  May 1st, 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!

Tired of sibling battles? Help is on the way!

Guest Blogger  May 1st, 2015 

Scholastic Parent & Child has teamed up with Abbie Schiller and Sam Kurtzman-Counter, the mom experts behind The Mother Company, to bring you doable,...

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Win a Whatever After-themed prize pack from the Mother Daughter Book Club

Jeremy West  May 1st, 2015 

We know kids love fairy tales – the magic, adventure, beautiful princesses and dashing heroes.

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Guest Blogger  May 1st, 2015 

Guest blogger Rachel Haines from our Teacher Channel is here to talk about Teacher Appreciation Week!

Attention all teachers: We want...

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Throwback bookday - Scat!

Deimosa Webber-Bey  April 30th, 2015 

Working in the Scholastic archive, we sometimes discover a book in the stacks that takes us on a walk down memory lane. Today that book is...


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Today is Poem in Your Pocket Day!

Brittany Sullivan  April 30th, 2015 

All month long, we’ve been celebrating the art of poetry.

Revisiting a Favorite Book (That You Never Actually Read)

Gina Asprocolas  April 29th, 2015 

While it's fun discovering a book that becomes a new favorite, there’s something comforting about returning to an old classic you remember well. But, what happens when you...

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