San Diego Comic Con Photo Recap

Brooke Shearouse  July 27th, 2016 

San Diego Comic Con was this past week, and Scholastic authors and illustrators had a blast at this year’s installment. Check out the slideshow below to see some of our...

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Libraries respond to #BlackLivesMatter

Deimosa Webber-Bey  July 27th, 2016 

One way librarians respond to current events is with a program. Another option is to create a book list or subject guide. But the most visual method of sharing information...

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How to pull off a Muggle Mob

Gina Asprocolas  July 27th, 2016 

If you were in SoHo, New York City last Thursday and happened to walk by the Scholastic building, you could tell something was up. First of all, there were no cars parked...

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Books to keep you cool during a heat wave

Morgan Baden  July 27th, 2016 

This heat wave—excuse me, heat dome—is getting on my last nerve. I love summer and sunshine, but these days, it's too hot to even leave the office here in New York to grab...

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Our favorite #mugglemob moments

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 26th, 2016 

It's been five days since the #mugglemub took SoHo by surprise, filling the streets with Harry Potter magic (and onlookers' cameras with some stunning pictures and video...

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is earning raves!

Julia Graeper  July 26th, 2016 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child reviews are positively glowing!

Scholastic News Kid Reporters get the inside scoop at the Republican Convention

Brittany Sullivan  July 25th, 2016 

Last week, Republican Party leaders from across the country gathered at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, and the ...

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New contest! Are you the next Graphix author-artist?

Brooke Shearouse  July 22nd, 2016 

We are thrilled to share the news that Scholastic has announced a contest to find undiscovered talent to debut on its acclaimed Graphix imprint for children and teen...

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Celebrating Harry Potter and the Cursed Child with a #MuggleMob!

Morgan Baden  July 21st, 2016 

Harry Potter can stop traffic.

Today, hundreds of Harry Potter fans formed a massive #MuggleMob, taking over Broadway in front of the Scholastic headquarters...

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Scholastic Reports Q4 and Fiscal 2016 Results and Fiscal 2017 Outlook

Scholastic  July 21st, 2016 

Today, Scholastic reported financial results for the Company’s fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended May 31, 2015. You can read the complete press release here.

Scholastic at San Diego Comic Con

Brooke Shearouse  July 20th, 2016 

Here at OOM we’re so excited about San Diego Comic Con! The convention takes place from Thursday, July 21 to Sunday, July 24, and features comics and all aspects of the...

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Our favorite Scholastic moments from #ILA16

Alexandra Wladich  July 20th, 2016 

Earlier this month I attended the International Literacy Association (ILA) Conference & Exhibit in Boston, MA. In addition to speaking with dedicated educators, I had...

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Read twice, act once: A "My Bookprint" guest post

Guest Blogger  July 20th, 2016 

Hello, my name is Zaheer Booth. I am a junior at CUNY Hunter College, where I am captain of the Men's Fencing Team, and this summer I am interning in the library...

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Everyone has their own story

Nicole Ortiz  July 18th, 2016 

Hi! I'm the newest member of the Scholastic OOM blogging team, working as a communications assistant.

An epic trip: what I learned in Helsinki and the Hague

Guest Blogger  July 18th, 2016 
I learned about the fabled Finnish educational system, which is considered to be one of the best in the world.

Weekend listening: some of our favorite podcast episodes

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 15th, 2016 

Another hot summer weekend, another chance to cool off inside. With temperatures in New York City climbing into the high 90's, I plan to retreat indoors to cook, read, and...

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In Our Feeds: #BlackLivesMatter booklist, Pokémon Go, Dr. Seuss’ paintings & more

Michael Barrett  July 15th, 2016 

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found informative, provocative, or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

Books on the move

Guest Blogger  July 15th, 2016 

Hannah Orlove is a freelancer in The Scholastic Library & Archive, helping with the massive renovation project that we are doing this summer. She grew up in...

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A literary vacation recap

Gina Asprocolas  July 15th, 2016 

Last week, my husband and I traveled to London for a summer vacation. I had never been to London before, so a lot of the traditional "touristy" places (Big Ben, the London...

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A hundred plus hours in NYC: Author Anna Woltz visits New York

Brooke Shearouse  July 14th, 2016 

Dutch author Anna Woltz visited New York City at the end of May to promote the US release of her latest novel, and first English-translated title, A Hundred Hours of...

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Throwback Thursday: Kittens!

Gina Asprocolas  July 14th, 2016 

For this week's Throwback Thursday, I headed down to the Archives hoping for a bit of inspiration from the Library team. They did not disappoint.

In their weekly...

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Philip Pullman's first graphic novel, coming to Scholastic!

Morgan Baden  July 14th, 2016 

Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials helped change children's literature. Now, we're thrilled to announce that we're publishing his first graphic novel!

Celebrating Bastille Day

Brooke Shearouse  July 14th, 2016 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating Bastille Day, an important holiday in France. Also known as French National Day, the celebrations honor the beginning of the French...

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New podcast episode: Edwidge Danticat

Suzanne McCabe  July 12th, 2016 

We're honored to have Edwidge Danticat join us for our latest Scholastic Reads podcast episode. 

Pokémon Go mania!

Brooke Shearouse  July 12th, 2016 

Here at OOM we’re a little obsessed with the new “Pokémon Go” mobile game. In case you haven’t heard, the game allows players to capture, battle and train virtual Pokémon ...

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