Michael Barrett

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Library lovers month: 3 reasons to celebrate

Michael Barrett February 12th, 2014

Book nerds, rejoice!

It’s “Library Lovers’ Month.”

Sure, this week is full of cupids, romantic cards and candy, but it’s time to send a big ol’ Valentine to...

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It takes a village: Teachers that inspire Olympians

Michael Barrett February 4th, 2014

Every child has dreams; however, it’s the supportive adults in their lives that help turn those dreams into reality.

Teachers are and will be some of the most...

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Who is your literary dream date?

Michael Barrett January 29th, 2014

I know it’s some time until Valentine’s Day, but why not grab a book featuring your favorite dream date to prep for the day infamous for its red hearts, Cupid and secret...

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Read a book to your dog

Michael Barrett January 23rd, 2014

Did you know its “National Train Your Dog Month”?  Besides teaching your pup the usual commands such as “fetch,” “sit” and “stay,” how about, “read a book”?

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In Our Feeds: Inside the awards circle, Alice in Wonderland and authors’ passport photos.

Michael Barrett January 17th, 2014

Every Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

Fluff and stuff! Happy “Pooh” Day

Michael Barrett January 17th, 2014

In my opinion, tomorrow is the best day of the year. January 18th is national “Winnie the Pooh Day” or author A.A. Milne’s birthday.

Winnie-the-Pooh (yes, the...

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“Get #BookFit”: Mid-month motivation

Michael Barrett January 15th, 2014

We are at the halfway point for Scholastic’s “Get Book Fit” Month. Like any good coach or personal trainer, we want to see how you are doing with this New Year’s...

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Share pictures of your local school's #HolidayBookFair

Michael Barrett December 17th, 2013

 “Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens…” sound fine and all, but is the Scholastic Book Fair one of your “favorite things”?

It was definitely one of...

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In Our Feeds: Cow stickers, dream libraries and getting married at work.

Michael Barrett December 13th, 2013

Every Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

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It's here! Our "Give the Gift of Reading Guide"

Michael Barrett December 9th, 2013

Drumroll, please!

Scholastic Reading Club and Book Fairs just released its “Give the Gift of Reading” 2013 holiday guide. 

One of my favorite...

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