Gina Asprocolas

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Throwback Thursday: Hispanic Heritage Month

Gina Asprocolas September 29th, 2016

September 15 through October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month, so I thought it would be fun to look back at some of the early books from some of our...

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On the road with Kate Beaton

Gina Asprocolas September 27th, 2016

The Princess and the Pony author Kate Beaton is currently on the road meeting children in schools & bookstores to promote her new picture book with...

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Throwback Thursday: Looking back at Scholastic Teacher™

Gina Asprocolas September 15th, 2016

Back in October 2015, Scholastic announced that America’s longest-running and largest magazine for educators, Instructor Magazine®, was being...

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How to teach civics and not the circus with Scholastic Classroom Magazines

Gina Asprocolas September 14th, 2016

The election of 2016 is like no other, not only when it comes to the candidates, but how the media is covering it all. In this Washington Post article, Elliott...

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Cover Reveal: Emma Donoghue’s The Lotterys Plus One

Gina Asprocolas September 12th, 2016

This morning, Entertainmenly Weekly revealed the cover and first chapter of Room author Emma Donoghue’s first children's book, The...

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Throwback Thursday: The Baby-sitters Club extras

Gina Asprocolas September 1st, 2016

For my last Throwback Thursday post, I went down to the Scholastic Archive and found a bunch of the #1s of the Baby-sitters Club series. As Scholastic librarian Deimosa...

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That moment when things "click"

Gina Asprocolas August 30th, 2016

A few weeks ago I was looking at the books on the free cart in the Scholastic Library when I noticed the title The Chocolate Touch. I grabbed it off the cart and...

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Throwback Thursday: The Baby-sitters Club #1

Gina Asprocolas August 18th, 2016

With the 30th anniversary of The Baby-sitters Club this week, was there ever any doubt that this week's Throwback Thursday would be dedicated to Kristy, Claudia, Mary Anne...

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Throwback Thursday: Cassettes

Gina Asprocolas August 4th, 2016

The last time I went to the Scholastic Archives for this series, I not only found some adorable kitten posters, but also these ancient (just kidding!) media artifacts:...

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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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