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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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Throwback Thursday: Four Winds Press

Gina Asprocolas January 26th, 2017

A look back at some titles from one of the first Scholastic imprints, Four Winds Press.

Throwback Thursday: Martin Luther King, Jr. in classroom magazines

Gina Asprocolas January 12th, 2017

It's the first Throwback Thursday post of the year! With Martin Luther King, Jr. Day happening this Monday, our...

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Reading resolutions 2017

Gina Asprocolas January 5th, 2017

New year, new resolutions, new you!

Here on OOM we like to share with you our reading resolutions for the year. Some of us (like me!) aim to read...

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Throwback Thursday: Happy holidays

Gina Asprocolas December 22nd, 2016

The holidays are here! Hanukkah begins Saturday night, Christmas is this Sunday, and Kwanzaa begins Monday night.