Books and barbershops

Morgan Baden  July 21st, 2014 

Go in for a haircut, come out with a book. We love what this barbershop in Florida is doing: the owner is using books to combat poor graduation rates and violence in his...

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Celebrating National Moon Day

Stephanie Smith  July 21st, 2014 

Forty-five years ago on July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first humans to ever walk on the moon. What was once considered the biggest step towards the...

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RECAP: Scholastic Book Fairs Reading Summit

Michael Barrett  July 18th, 2014 

Yesterday, I traveled up to Norwood, MA to attend this year’s Scholastic Book Fairs Reading Summit. It was wonderful to sit down with teachers from over...

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In Our Feeds: Word Crimes, reading YA, board games & more

Brittany Sullivan  July 18th, 2014 

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!

Happy Birthday Mandela!

Deimosa Webber-Bey  July 18th, 2014 

It is more important than ever today to reflect on the legacy of Nelson Mandela, a man who devoted his life to making the world a better place. In his 1964 speech from the...

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Register today for Teacher Week @ Scholastic

Alexandra Wladich  July 17th, 2014 

We are excited to announce that the Teacher Week @ Scholastic schedule is now live! If you are in the NYC area August 18-21...

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Keep creativity flowing during the summer

Anne Sparkman  July 17th, 2014 

Summer is undeniably in full swing and isn't grand! As the long sunny days continue, there are all sorts of different inspirations that you can find this time of year over...

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A librarian reflects on her experience at the ALA Annual Conference

Lia Zneimer  July 17th, 2014 

Earlier this month, one of the bloggers behind Teen Librarian's Toolbox wrote a beautiful post re-capping the experience that she and her tween daughter had at the...

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We're feeling the Harry Potter love

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 16th, 2014 

As you know, July is Harry Potter Month! We've celebrated everyone's favorite wizard in so many ways—with trivia every Tuesday, fun fact videos on Fridays...

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Teachers and collaboration

Anne Sparkman  July 16th, 2014  Comments • 2

We've all heard this comment about teaching, "isn't it great that you get summers off?" It does honestly sound good and is easy to be jealous of but those who are close to...

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Parent bloggers share their Summer Reading Challenge photos!

Guest Blogger  July 15th, 2014 

Special thanks to Corporate Communications intern Melissa for writing this post! For more information on the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, visit www.scholastic....

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Literary adventures in London

Nadia Almahdi  July 15th, 2014 

Traveling to new places - whether it's in person or through books (as OOM-er Stephanie wrote earlier blog post) Summer is a great time to expore new places. I studied...

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Scholastic to launch new multi-platform series, “TombQuest”

Stephanie Smith  July 15th, 2014 

Attention, fans of The 39 Clues, Infinity Ring, and Spirit Animals series: we’re thrilled to announce that we are launching a new multi-platform adventure series, ...

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What's your local bookstore or library like?

Guest Blogger  July 14th, 2014 

Happy Monday! We hope your weekend was filled with great reads. Today's guest post comes from Stephanie Agresti, one of of the three interns working on the...

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Celebrating Bastille Day with books

Stephanie Smith  July 14th, 2014 

Growing up, I recall hearing stories from my godmother who would travel to Paris most summers when she was a teenager. I learned about the food, the shopping, and of...

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