Morgan Baden

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#IreadYA week is here!

Morgan Baden May 2nd, 2016

In 2013, This is Teen launched #IreadYA, a week-long celebration of Young Adult literature and the joy it brings readers of all ages.

Read Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets with us!

Morgan Baden April 27th, 2016

We just finished our Twitter read-along of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, so it's time to dive in to book 2. Join us!

I'll post each daily prompt...

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What readers said about Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Morgan Baden April 25th, 2016

In celebration of the July 31 release of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," we're re-reading all seven books in the Harry Potter series. We've just finished book 1, ...

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In Our Feeds: The problem with emoji, a superhero-sized excuse, and a muggle proposal

Morgan Baden April 22nd, 2016

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

New blog alert: Judy Newman at Scholastic

Morgan Baden April 22nd, 2016

You'll want to bookmark this: President of Scholastic Reading Club Judy Newman has launched a great new book-inspired blog, filled with super fun resources for educators!...

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Parenting during the preliteracy phase

Morgan Baden April 20th, 2016

My daughter, 18 months old, has long been interested in books. Books are an all-day activity in our house; she'll pull down her favorites from her...

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One of our favorite quotes from "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"

Morgan Baden April 20th, 2016

Our global gif campaign continues as we count down to the July 31 release of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!" This week, we released a new animated quote from book 1....

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Counting Down to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child"

Morgan Baden April 12th, 2016

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the eighth Harry Potter story, is just months away! To celebrate, we're launching a #readthemagic campaign. Join us! 

Jackie Robinson resources

Morgan Baden April 11th, 2016

Tonight the first in a two-part documentary by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon about the legendary Jackie Robinson airs on PBS...

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Farewell to the last remaining founder of this blog

Morgan Baden April 8th, 2016

This blog was founded in 2008 (wow!) and today we're saying farewell to its last remaining founder, Tyler.