Abracadabra, hocus pocus, allakhazam!

Guest Blogger  October 24th, 2016 

October 25-31 is National Magic Week! Our friends at KLUTZ share a secret magic trick just for Scholastic readers. Enjoy!

Scholastic is haunted by Shadow House!

Brooke Shearouse  October 24th, 2016 

Halloween is just a week away, but it’s never too early to start celebrating the most spook-tacular holiday of the year!

Summer reading spotlight: Nigeria

Michael Barrett  October 21st, 2016 

As part of our celebration around the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, we're highlighting the stories of participating schools around the...

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Becoming financially responsible at the book fair

Guest Blogger  October 21st, 2016 

This post was written by Joanne Corrielus, the fall intern in the Corporate Communications department.

Dear teachers and friends of Scholastic...

Scholastic  October 20th, 2016 

In honor of Scholastic's anniversary today, our CEO, Dick Robinson, penned a letter thanking teachers for helping to shape and improve children's lives every...

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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: Submissions Questions

Michael Barrett  October 19th, 2016 

In case you missed it, The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers hosted a Facebook Live event last week to help answer our most popular "Call for Submissions" questions...

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The Scholastic News® Student Vote results are in! Hillary Clinton picked to win 2016 presidential election

Brittany Sullivan  October 18th, 2016 

Approximately 153,000 K–12 students in all 50 states and the District of Columbia cast their ballots in the 2016 Scholastic News® Student...

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Remembering Bob Minzesheimer

Scholastic  October 17th, 2016 

Today our thoughts are with Bob Minzesheimer's family and loved ones. Bob was a known presence here at Scholastic, thanks to his decades of work writing about books and...

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This story (and pledge!) will save teens’ lives

Guest Blogger  October 17th, 2016 

This week is National Teen Driver Safety Week, and today we have a guest post from Kim Tranell, editor of Choices, Scholastic’s health and life...

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My bookprint: Reading at the dinner table

Guest Blogger  October 14th, 2016 

Meet Joanne Corrielus, the fall intern in Scholastic's Corporate Comunications department.

Literary Characters We’re Crushing On So Hard, It’s Spooky

Anushka Mehrotra  October 13th, 2016 

Admit it - there has been a time in your life when you opened a book and discovered a character who, for whatever reason, you fell completely head over heels for. Everyone...

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Career Corner: An October Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  October 13th, 2016 

It's that time again! We have some new job postings, which we've highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one!

LGBTQ History Month for Readers

Michael Barrett  October 12th, 2016 

October is a very important month for the LGBTQIA community. Between LGBT History month, National Coming Out Day and LGBT Center Awareness Day, this is a great opportunity...

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I Have Authority Problems: My Bookprint Post

Josephine Djonovic  October 12th, 2016 

Hi readers! My name is Josephine, but most people call me Jo. I'm an Associate Publicist for Corporate Communications. Growing up I was a bit of a reluctant reader, but...

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Books for National Coming Out Day

Brooke Shearouse  October 11th, 2016 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating National Coming Out Day. Every year this day serves as a celebration of those coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (...

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Celebrating new books from Scholastic, out now!

Brooke Shearouse  October 11th, 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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Morgan Baden  October 11th, 2016 

I love scary books.

Get the most out of parent-teacher conferences

Guest Blogger  October 10th, 2016 
How can you get the most out of those 7-10 minutes?

Scholastic at New York Comic Con: A social media recap

Gina Asprocolas  October 10th, 2016 

Last weekend was New York Comic Con, one of the biggest fan conventions in the country, and Scholastic was there with both popular panel speakers – like...

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Matthew Reinhart presents LEGO® Pop-Up

Brooke Shearouse  October 7th, 2016 

New York Times bestselling author-artist Matthew Reinhart is a lifelong toy enthusiast whose initial career aspiration was to be a toy designer. Now one of the...

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Throwback Thursday: the Scholastic Student Vote

Gina Asprocolas  October 6th, 2016 

Earlier this fall we announced here on OOM that the Scholastic Student Vote was opening again in time for the 2016 election. What’s the Scholastic Student Vote...

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Books and beetles

Morgan Baden  October 5th, 2016 

Fifteen years ago, Scholastic partnered with Chicken House Books, a publishing company based in the UK begun by publisher Barry Cunningham.

Flyer first look: Scholastic Reading Club October 2016

Nicole Ortiz  October 5th, 2016 
The Scholastic Reading Club “Book Boys” made a special appearance in this month’s “Flyer First Look.” They shared some of their favorite books while giving parents and... Read more

World Teacher's Day (and free printables!)

Alexandra Wladich  October 5th, 2016 

At Scholastic we are lucky to work with passionate educators from all over the world. From Nebraska to Nairobi, our work at Scholastic is motivated and inspired by...

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Detectives unite!: Celebrating National Mystery Series Week

Brooke Shearouse  October 4th, 2016 

It’s National Mystery Series Week, and we’re celebrating by reading some whodunits from Scholastic. Check out the list below of some thrilling series for young readers!