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The Hunger Games: the best civics lesson since Orwell's Animal Farm?

Morgan Baden December 5th, 2013

In the Wall Street Journal today, we can't get enough of Robert Pondiscio's "'The Hunger Games' is a Civics Lesson," which highlights the ways the groundbreaking...

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Catching Fire is "red-hot" on social media!

Morgan Baden December 4th, 2013

This is pretty cool. Talk about the power of YA literature!

One nation, reading together in India

Morgan Baden December 4th, 2013

A thousand schools. Five thousand students. One nation, reading together.

Are these the best books of the year?

Morgan Baden December 2nd, 2013

School Library Journal thinks so!


Morgan Baden November 27th, 2013

Readers know that books have the power to save, heal, inspire. This Thanksgiving, we're thankful for books.

Kinney. Pilkey. Story smashup. Enough said!

Morgan Baden November 21st, 2013

Two of the world's most beloved children's book writers and illustrators are coming together for a "story smashup!"

One milestone, 20 million views

Morgan Baden November 12th, 2013

In November 2010, we launched The First Thanksgiving, a virtual field trip to Plimoth Plantation that brought students into the heart of t

Cover reveal: David Baldacci's 'The Finisher'

Morgan Baden November 7th, 2013

You're going to want to remember the name Vega Jane.

Lots of opportunities to vote for your favorite books!

Morgan Baden November 5th, 2013'd think it was election season or something ;)

No, but seriously: both Entertainment Weekly and Goodreads are giving readers the chance to vote for...

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How our reading habits have changed in the past two decades

Morgan Baden October 31st, 2013

USA TODAY has been curating their bestseller list for 20 years now. In looking back at it, they wonder: what does the list say about what we read, and how we read...

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