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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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Scholastic Reading Club on KATIE today!

Michael Barrett November 22nd, 2013

Did you catch Clifford on today's "KATIE"? 


What to read AFTER watching “Catching Fire”

Michael Barrett November 20th, 2013

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” opens this week! Rejoice!


You read the book.

You already purchased your movie ticket.

You even watched the...

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Sneak Peek: Spotlit Highlights Animal Heroes and Book Awards

Michael Barrett November 5th, 2013

I can't believe it's already the holiday shopping season.

In Our Feeds: Well-read pumpkins, Stephen King, viral videos and more!

Michael Barrett October 25th, 2013

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


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Scholastic Books Fairs Launches New Free App

Michael Barrett October 10th, 2013

Scholastic Book Fairs has gone 2.0 today with the official launch of our new, free Scholastic Book Fairs App, which helps parents (and...

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Celebrate World Space Week with MISSION: MARS

Michael Barrett October 7th, 2013

As we celebrate World Space Week (October 4th - October 11th), Scholastic announces the launch of its new nonfiction book, MISSION: MARS