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Throwback Thursday: Happy (and some not-so-happy) campers!

Gina Asprocolas May 18th, 2017

Welcome to our Throwback Thursday series! After a short hiatus, we are back and just in time for summer... the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, that...

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Summer Reading Challenge: One week, five million minutes!

Gina Asprocolas May 15th, 2017

One week down, 17 go!

That's right, we just finished the first week of Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge and so far (as of 1:27PM ET), kids have logged...

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Throwback Thursday: Poetry anthologies

Gina Asprocolas April 6th, 2017

April is National Poetry Month, so for this week's Throwback Thursday post, I knew I wanted to focus on poetry. On previous trips to the Archive, we found...

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Throwback Thursday: Female winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Gina Asprocolas March 23rd, 2017

This week's Throwback Thursday could almost double as a "before they were famous!"

As you might have seen earlier on the blog, the ...

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Throwback Thursday: Ezra Jack Keats

Gina Asprocolas March 9th, 2017

For these Throwback Thursday posts, sometimes the inspiration is obvious. (Holiday books in December, scary books around Halloween.) But for others, sometimes the...

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Throwback Thursday: Nikki Grimes and Black History Month

Gina Asprocolas February 23rd, 2017

For this edition of Throwback Thursday, I walked into the Library knowing I wanted this week's theme to be Black History Month, and our librarian Deimosa...

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Happy 40th Anniversary, Klutz!

Gina Asprocolas February 6th, 2017

Get out the confetti because this month, Klutz – the creator of premium book-based activity kits for kids – is celebrating its 40th anniversary!...

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Cover (and excerpt) reveal! Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties

Gina Asprocolas February 2nd, 2017

Entertainment Weekly has revealed the cover of the third book in Dav Pilkey's popular (and New York Times bestselling!) Dog Man series, Dog...

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Live From Our Library: books that celebrate diversity

Gina Asprocolas January 30th, 2017

In the third installment of Scholastic Parents' Facebook Live video series, Live From Our Library, Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-...

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Bird and Squirrel take over Twitter!

Gina Asprocolas January 30th, 2017

The fourth book in the Bird & Squirrel graphic novel series by James Burks – Bird & Squirrel On Fire – hits shelves this Tuesday, January...

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