Starting next week I'll be out on maternity leave, getting ready to have my first baby. I feel as prepared as one can feel in these situations, except in one area: books...
Happy Monday! It's time for a pop quiz. I dreaded those words when I was in school, but here's a round up of some fun quizzes (no grades on these -- we promise!).
Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!
All month, Maya & Miguel will be on OOM weekly to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Last week: cooking with Abuela; today, we're making art with Miguel!
I had one book challenged during my tenure as a teen librarian, and it was The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things, by Carolyn Mackler.
All week long we have been celebrating Banned Books Week here on OOM. As you may know, this week brings together all bookophiles and helps raise awareness of the freedom...Read more
Barry Lyga is here to talk about National Comic Book Day!
Earlier today, Scholastic reported its first quarter Fiscal 2015 results, which you can read here in the press release.
As a child, reading never came easily to Jorvorskie Lane, but sports did. He exceled at athletics and was a star on his high school’s football team. Thinking football...Read more
Banned Books Week 2014: Spotlight on Dav Pilkey, bestselling creator of the Captain Underpants seriesSeptember 24th, 2014
Hi OOM Readers, as you may know September 21st to September 27th is Banned Books Week. This week gathers book lovers from all over to recognize the importance of freedom...Read more
This year, National Punctuation Day just so happens to fall on Word Nerd Wednesday. I couldn't have planned it more perfectly. (Proof: the text from my mother featured on...Read more
We're excited to announce this morning that on October 29th at 1pm ET, global superstar Taylor Swift will be joining us for an up-close...Read more
Katherine Paterson is the author of more than 30 books including 16 novels for children and young people. She recently wrote an essay for our Open...Read more
Last week, Stephanie told you about some of the exciting books that we are featuring for Hispanic Heritage Month!
In 2010 the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a report that identified arsenic as a “major health concern” and called for urgent measures to reduce “human exposure to...Read more