Books

5 books that make perfect graduation gifts

Guest Blogger  June 28th, 2016 

This post was written by Emily Bowman, a summer intern in the Corporate Communications department.

Wings of Fire Darkstalker is here!

Brooke Shearouse  June 28th, 2016 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating the publication of Darkstalker (Wings of Fire: Legends), the highly anticipated origin story/prequel to the bestselling middle-...

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Scholastic at ALA 2016

Gina Asprocolas  June 28th, 2016 

This past weekend was the American Library Association's Annual Conference and Exhibition. This year, publishers, writers, librarians, artists and other...

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Hamilton star loves Harry Potter

Morgan Baden  June 28th, 2016 

I mean, who doesn't, right?

 

When you tweet about your dad selling your Harry Potter books but @Scholastic follows you on...

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You're invited: a special screening of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 27th, 2016 

Just announced this morning: J.K. Rowling will join Academy Award-winning actor Eddie Redmayne on stage at Carnegie Hall on November 12th, 2016,...

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In Our Feeds: Cursive, Jimmy Fallon, Monopoly and BFFs 4eva

Julia Graeper  June 24th, 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!

Everyone...

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It's official: Kids have clocked 100 million summer reading minutes!

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 24th, 2016 

Seven weeks into the Summer Reading Challenge and kids have logged an impressive 100 million reading minutes so far! Our Book Fairs team is celebrating...

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12 Book-Based Activity Kits to Keep Your Kids Busy This Travel Season

Guest Blogger  June 23rd, 2016 

One of summer’s biggest challenges is keeping your kids engaged and entertained, and as all parents know, kids are synonymous with energy. As families prepare to travel,...

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Throwback Thursday: Summer fun

Gina Asprocolas  June 23rd, 2016 

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! For this week's post, we're celebrating the official start of summer (the Summer Solstice was this past Monday!) with some vinatge...

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Celebrate LGBT Pride

Brooke Shearouse  June 22nd, 2016 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating LGBT Pride Month with a roundup of some new books from Scholastic featuring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender...

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Finding me: LGBTQ Books for Kids

Michael Barrett  June 21st, 2016 

June is LGBTQ Pride Month and, more than ever, we need to celebrate and embrace our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender friends and family members.

New edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them coming in 2017!

Julia Graeper  June 21st, 2016 

Today we announced that a brand-new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be published in March 2017! The 2017 edition will have a new...

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Scholastic Stands with Orlando

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 20th, 2016 

It's hard to believe that over a week has passed since the horrific shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. In the tragedy's aftermath, we have seen some hope for a...

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Selecting the "50 Sensational Books of Summer"

Alexandra Wladich  June 20th, 2016 

Scholastic Teacher Magazine has curated a list of 50 Sensational Books of Summer. Geared toward children grades K-8, the list highlights the year's best fantasy and...

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Books to celebrate dads

Morgan Baden  June 17th, 2016 

Father's Day is this Sunday - the perfect excuse for dads to chill out in a hammock with a good book!

We've got a selection of titles to help you and your family...

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Finding culture and identity through books

Guest Blogger  June 17th, 2016 

We're thrilled to have three summer interns in the Corporate Communications team, all of whom will be blogging right here throughout the months ahead. Here is ...

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Read me like a book

Guest Blogger  June 16th, 2016 

We're thrilled to have three summer interns in the Corporate Communications team, all of whom will be blogging right here throughout the months ahead. First up is...

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How parents can help kids keep learning during the summer

Guest Blogger  June 15th, 2016 
What can families do to help minimize the effects of summer slide? Here are some ideas.

Scholastic Reading Club editors share their best books for summer

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 15th, 2016 

Last week, Scholastic Reading Club editors Laura Demoreuille and Kristin Standley joined us for a Facebook Live Video to talk about their favorite books...

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In Our Feeds: Hamilton, pizza makeup, and Harry Potter meteorology

Julia Graeper  June 10th, 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!

The thing about audiobooks...

Morgan Baden  June 10th, 2016 

The thing about audiobooks is that they inspire passionate reactions from listeners!

Introducing Horizon, a new multiplatform series!

Morgan Baden  June 10th, 2016 

Today we announced Horizon, a supernatural survival series for readers ages 9 and up that will be written by a team of seven authors, anchored by...

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What should boys read?

Anushka Mehrotra  June 9th, 2016 

Last week I overheard a woman rejecting a book for her son by saying “The main character is a girl, he won’t want to read that.” 

Throwback Thursday: These titles are a slam dunk

Gina Asprocolas  June 9th, 2016 

Happy Thursday, everyone! We are right in the middle of the 2016 NBA Finals; Game 3 just took place last night. It's a familiar sight: last year's...

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New podcast episode: The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 8th, 2016 

The 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Ceremony took place at the iconic Carnegie Hall last Thursday.

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