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The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: 3 months down!

Gina Asprocolas August 1st, 2017

It's officially week 13 of the 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! That means there's only a little over one...

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Throwback Thursday: Microfilm and microfiche

Gina Asprocolas July 20th, 2017

The inspiration for this week's Throwback Thursday post came from some visiting students from China.

I read eight Goosebumps books in one week & here's what I learned

Gina Asprocolas July 18th, 2017

Last week, we released the 43rd episode of the Scholastic Reads podcast, "25 Years of Goosebumps." In this episode, I served as guest host with Suzanne McCabe. 

Be Nice to New Jersey Week

Gina Asprocolas July 3rd, 2017

Whenever I learn a colleague is from New Jersey or has New Jersey connections, I make sure to ask them: pork roll, or Taylor ham?

Throwback Thursday: Red, white, and blue

Gina Asprocolas June 29th, 2017

It's almost a holiday weekend, everyone!

The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: Week 7 recap

Gina Asprocolas June 26th, 2017

Can you believe we are already seven weeks into the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge?!

Throwback Thursday: The Midnight Son

Gina Asprocolas June 22nd, 2017

Happy Throwback Thursday! Earlier this week, Vulture published a great piece on what they've dubbed "the Youth-Comics Explosion." Essentially it's a deep-dive...

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Summer Reading Challenge: Weeks 4 & 5 recap

Gina Asprocolas June 13th, 2017

It's been over a full month since the 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge launched and kids are reading up a storm! As of today at 10:40 am, kids have logged over...

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Scholastic at BookExpo America and BookCon 2017

Gina Asprocolas June 5th, 2017

This weekend was a big one in the publishing world: Book Expo America (BEA) and BookCon!

This year, the back-to-back conventions...

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The Clifford Collection at the Smithsonian

Gina Asprocolas May 24th, 2017

O Say Can You See? Stories from the National Museum of American History:“Clifford the Big Red Dog at the Smithsonian”

Did you know? After Norman Bridwell's death in 2014, his family donated 90 objects related to Clifford the Big Red Dog to the Division of Home...

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