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Middle school students give the gift of reading this holiday season

Alexandra Wladich December 9th, 2015

Last week Brown Middle School in El Paso, Texas hosted a special holiday book fair to give the gift of reading. As part of their Scholastic Holiday Book Fair,...

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My Very Own Library and Scholastic Book Fairs give 250,000 books to children in need

Alexandra Wladich December 3rd, 2015

Growing up I was fortunate to have access to books at home. My home library was filled with a variety of titles and genres—including duplicate copies of books my brother...

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Scholastic Book Fairs teams up with the Sandals Foundation to help “raise rock-star readers” in the Caribbean

Alexandra Wladich November 13th, 2015

Today we have a guest post from Dillon Kalkhurst, Director Community Engagement & Strategic Partnerships for Scholastic Book Fairs. 

Taylor Swift Donates 25,000 Scholastic Books to New York City Schools

Alexandra Wladich November 11th, 2015

At Scholastic, our mission is to get books into the hands of children to spark their imaginations and help them “open a world of possible”. However, this mission would not...

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In Our Feeds: The power of reading aloud, Ernest Hemingway and The Catcher in The Rye

Alexandra Wladich November 9th, 2015

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Enjoy!

Celebrate Thanksgiving with these classroom resources

Alexandra Wladich November 5th, 2015

It’s officially the month of Thanksgiving. We’ve compiled some of our favorite (free!) Thanksgiving resources for you to use with your students this holiday season.

Looking for some scary reads? Use the Book Fairs podcasts!

Alexandra Wladich October 28th, 2015

From zombie goldfish to the world’s scariest prisons, get into the Halloween spirit and learn about the variety of spooky books offered through Scholastic Book Fairs from...

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How Technology Can Help Students Learn About Writing Formats

Alexandra Wladich October 20th, 2015

Today is National Day on Writing, a day to celebrate writing in all forms. From film to graphics and pens to computers, writing can be achieved in a variety of formats.

Celebrate National School Lunch Week

Alexandra Wladich October 15th, 2015

This week is National School Lunch Week. Created by President John F. Kennedy in 1962, National School Lunch Week (NSLW) is a weeklong celebration of the school lunch...

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In Our Feeds: Literary horror houses, fall quotes, memoirs and more!

Alexandra Wladich October 9th, 2015

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. 

As the leaves begin to...

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