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Cheer for March Madness!

Brooke Shearouse March 23rd, 2016

NCAA March Madness is in full swing, and in addition to binging on too many basketball games, we’re also reading some great basketball-themed books. Check out the list...

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Spring is (almost) in the air!

Brooke Shearouse March 18th, 2016

Here at OOM we’ve been counting down the days until spring (just two more days until March 20!). From strolls in the park, listening to the buzz of bugs—even jetsetting...

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Feeling lucky? Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day!

Brooke Shearouse March 16th, 2016

Today on OOM we’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, an international holiday honoring the life of the patron saint of Ireland as well as Irish and Irish-American culture. In...

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Celebrate Pi(e) Day!

Brooke Shearouse March 14th, 2016

Every March 14 people all over the world celebrate the mathematical constant Pi (π), since 3, 1 and 4 are the first three significant digits of π in decimal form. Though...

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Honoring Women in History

Brooke Shearouse March 8th, 2016

Today on OOM we’re celebrating Women’s History Month with a roundup of books that highlight the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. These books...

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Q&A with author Victoria Scott: Ready to ride?

Brooke Shearouse March 8th, 2016

Critically-acclaimed author Victoria Scott joins us today to discuss her action-packed YA adventure Titans; a story about a girl and her...

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Honoring Will Eisner with graphic novels

Brooke Shearouse March 3rd, 2016

Today on OOM we’re celebrating Will Eisner Week (March 1–7), an annual ode to graphic novels, literacy, free speech awareness, and the legacy of Will Eisner, considered...

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Announcing a spooky new interactive series

Brooke Shearouse March 1st, 2016

No one loves ghost stories more than middle grade kids—and no one can bring those kids a totally new haunted reading experience like the multiplatform team that created...

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Travel through time this Leap Day!

Brooke Shearouse February 29th, 2016

Thanks to leap year, today on OOM we get to celebrate an extra day on the calendar. This has us thinking—what if we could get the most out of our year with a little time...

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Celebrate National Tell a Fairy Tale Day

Brooke Shearouse February 26th, 2016

Today on OOM we’re celebrating National Tell a Fairy Tale Day with the enchanting New York Times bestselling Scholastic series Whatever After by Sarah Mlynowski...