A guest post by 39 Clues author Jude Watson

Stephanie Smith  September 16th, 2014 

Attention fans of The 39 Clues! We are so excited about The 39 Clues: Doublecross, a new 4-book spin-off the mega-popular series for tweens.  We’re also thrilled...

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On taking reading personally

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 16th, 2014 

"No offense, but...I really didn't like this book." A member of my book club began our discussion in this way, looking apologetically at our meeting's host, who...

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

Stephanie Smith  September 16th, 2014 

Yesterday marked the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15). During this month, we recognize and celebrate the heritage, culture, and...

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Call for applications: Scholastic News Kids Press Corps

Kristen Joerger  September 16th, 2014 

Time is running out to submit an application for the 2014-2015 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps!

Putting a stop to too much salt: A Twitter chat with @PARENTandCHILD

Guest Blogger  September 16th, 2014 

Our kids are eating too much salt. In fact, most children are consuming more than twice the American Heart Association’s daily recommendation...

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Attention, creative teens: How to become an exhibited artist or published author

Brittany Sullivan  September 15th, 2014 

We are extremely excited to announce that the 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards call for submissions is now open! We loved what the Alliance for Young Artists...

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In Our Feeds: Waterproof paper, public libraries as seen through photographs, and how the Internet has changed the way we read

Lia Zneimer  September 12th, 2014 

You know it's been a busy week when OOMers submit 13 links for the In Our Feeds round-up. (And that's not counting the three I found....) Looks like we've got ya...

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The power of music in the classroom

Alexandra Wladich  September 12th, 2014 

As seen in Education Week, according to a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, elementary students who participated in music programs for two years...

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Spotlight on acclaimed author and songwriter Tanuja Desai Hidier

Stephanie Smith  September 11th, 2014 

In 2002, Scholastic released Born Confused, a groundbreaking work—the first–ever South

Acknowledging the acknowledgments page

Nadia Almahdi  September 10th, 2014  Comments • 1

At the end of Allegient, Veronica Roth writes: “To me, the acknowledgements page is a place for me to say, as sincerely as possible, that I don’t prosper, in life...

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Word Nerd Wednesday: 10 Twitter accounts for Word Nerds

Lia Zneimer  September 10th, 2014 

Twitter's a fantastic way to learn more about the world around us. Why not use those 140-character tidbits to celebrate your inner (or not-so-inner) grammar geek? I've...

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Facebook meme shows the power of Scholastic books

Morgan Baden  September 10th, 2014  Comments • 3

If you're on Facebook it's been hard to miss the latest meme: "List the 10 books that have stayed with you in some way. Don’t take more than a few minutes, and don’t think...

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“The Smartest Card in Your Wallet”

Deimosa Webber-Bey  September 9th, 2014 

That is the catchphrase for 2014’s Library Card Sign Up Month campaign from the American Library Association, so today during my lunch break I signed up for a card at the...

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