Michael Barrett

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Will these be tomorrow's most brilliant inventions?

Michael Barrett May 7th, 2015

Ever wish you created the best thing since sliced bread? Well, a few kids from around the country got innovative and created what we think are the most "brilliantly...

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In Our Feeds: NYC Literary characters, The Great Gatsby and a book lover's dream home

Michael Barrett April 3rd, 2015

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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Save School Libraries: Q & A with Matthew Winner

Michael Barrett March 26th, 2015

Earlier this week, we announced that James Patterson will increase his contribution of $1.25 million to save school libraries to now

Save school libraries: James Patterson raises donation to $1.5 million

Michael Barrett March 23rd, 2015

If you have been reading "On Our Minds" the past few weeks, you know that school libraries need critical help. Today, author James Patterson has stepped up to the plate (...

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Save school libraries: Q & A with Joyce Valenza

Michael Barrett March 19th, 2015

Last week, we announced that James Patterson will donate $1.25 million to school libraries this year in the first-ever partnership of its kind!

Save school libraries: Q & A with John Schumacher

Michael Barrett March 11th, 2015

Earlier this week, we announced that James Patterson will donate $1.25 million to school libraries this year in the first-ever partnership of its kind!

Children and art: How to be art literate

Michael Barrett February 27th, 2015

Most recently, Sesame Street placed the most unlikely of characters in an art museum: Cookie Monster. Our furry, blue friend, mostly known for his insatiable hunger and...

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In Our Feeds: Harper Lee, bookworm woes, J.K. Rowling and more

Michael Barrett February 6th, 2015

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!

In Our Feeds: Bookworm struggles, Joan Didion, the future of libraries and more

Michael Barrett January 9th, 2015

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! 

Twitter chat recap: "What kids want in books" holiday gift guide

Michael Barrett December 12th, 2014

Yesterday afternoon, Scholastic hosted a live Twitter chat related to the research we released last week titled "What Kids Want in Books" -- a "sneak peek" from our...

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