Reading resolutions: a mid-year check-in

Gina Asprocolas  June 29th, 2015 

The summer is finally in full swing, which means the year is nearly half over. (As of this writing, there are only 179 days left until Christmas!) That also means now is...

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Nick Cannon celebrates student poet in New York City

Michael Barrett  June 29th, 2015 

Fifth-grader, Aiden Keane from Belle Harbor, New York, was celebrated at his school last Wednesday (June 24th) as the winner of Scholastic Reading Club’s Open...

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The BSC takes over ALA

Morgan Baden  June 29th, 2015 

ICYMI: fans of the Baby-sitters Club had a pretty epic weekend, thanks to Ann M. Martin (author of the bestselling series) and Raina Telgemeier (creator of the bestselling...

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In Our Feeds: Chipotle, a treehouse, Seinfeld and more!

Alexandra Wladich  June 26th, 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!

From the...

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On this "Take Your Dog to Work" Day, Clifford takes a trip – and gets a job

Guest Blogger  June 26th, 2015 

Last summer, Clifford took a short trip out west to see the Grand Canyon, the Hoover Dam, and more.  With his taste for adventure whetted, he decided to make this summer...

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Franki Sibberson: Knowing Yourself as a Reader

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 25th, 2015 

Franki Sibberson, K–5 school librarian, now teaches third grade. She is the author of Beyond Leveled Books, Still Learning to Read, Day-to-Day...

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World Cup fans, here's a booklist for you!

Guest Blogger  June 25th, 2015 

Those of you following the FIFA Women’s World Cup (as a women’s college soccer player, I know that I am!) will know that this week is a BIG week for the USA Women’s team!...

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Ways to support learning at home this summer

Alexandra Wladich  June 24th, 2015 

During the summer months there any many ways parents and community organizations can support and encourage learning for children. As research has shown, children who have...

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Overheard at the St. Louis Book Fairs Reading Summit

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 24th, 2015 

Yesterday marked the first of the 2015 Scholastic Book Fairs Reading Summits! These summits bring...

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Literary tweets we loved, part 2

Morgan Baden  June 23rd, 2015 

Authors had some funny, charming, and cool things to say on Twitter over the past couple of weeks. Here are some of my favorites!

 

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Introducing #MondayMinutesGoal

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 22nd, 2015 

Parents and teachers, in an effort to log as many minutes as possible through the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge AND to break the world record for summer reading, we’...

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Growing up Scholastic

Guest Blogger  June 22nd, 2015 

Sometimes we get letters from young people about their love for reading. Today we're sharing a letter from Kassie Berger, the daughter of Tracey Berger, Scholastic'...

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Summer reading confession: I love books about mermaids

Morgan Baden  June 22nd, 2015 

Mermaids are having a moment. And is it any wonder? Even I want to be a mermaid right now, what with all this gross humidity in the city.

But seriously—one...

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Caldecott Honoree Peter Sís discusses the inspiration for his newest picture book Ice Cream Summer + Giveaway

Jeremy West  June 22nd, 2015  Comments • 137

To celebrate the first day of summer finally arriving, we have the pleasure of having three-time Caldecott Honoree Peter Sís talk to us about the inspiration for his...

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117 million minutes and counting

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 19th, 2015 

It's hard to believe we're already seven weeks into the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! Here's a quick update on the program and some highlights from the past...

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In Our Feeds: the Dad edition

Morgan Baden  June 19th, 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!

An apology to Shakespeare: The 5 books that most influenced Megan's life

Guest Blogger  June 19th, 2015 

We're thrilled to have some wonderful summer interns in the Corporate Communications team, all of whom will be blogging right here throughout the months ahead....

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Cover reveal! Really Professional Internet Person

Morgan Baden  June 18th, 2015 

Ever since it was announced that Scholastic would be publishing a book written by Jenn McCallister -- aka YouTube superstar JennXPenn -- her millions of fans have been...

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The 5 books that most influenced my life: Naomi

Guest Blogger  June 17th, 2015 

We're thrilled to have some wonderful summer interns in the Corporate Communications team, all of whom will be blogging right here throughout the months ahead....

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The Dark Side of Raising a Literate Toddler

Julia Graeper  June 17th, 2015 

Just kidding – there is no dark side! At Scholastic we believe deeply in the value of reading aloud beginning at birth (as recommended by the American Academy of...

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An update from the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps!

Kristen Joerger  June 17th, 2015 

The school year may be coming to a close, but the Scholastic News Kid Reporters are still getting the scoop on all kinds of great stories! Here's a look at what they have...

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Juan Felipe Herrera: ABC

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 16th, 2015 

Juan Felipe Herrera is an author of 29 books that include poetry, fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, and young adult novels.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are making headlines!

Brittany Sullivan  June 16th, 2015 

In case you missed it, last week the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers hosted a National Celebration here in New York City for 900 national Scholastic Art &...

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Governors and their spouses show support for summer reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 15th, 2015 

Today we're thrilled to announce that 44 U.S. Governors’ Spouses and four Governors have shown their support for summer reading by signing on as “...

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In Our Feeds: Reading makes you happier, 100-year-old chalk drawings, and a teacher who can dance!

Kristen Joerger  June 12th, 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!

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