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Our favorite social media moments from the Summer Reading Road Trip

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 29th, 2016 

The Summer Reading Road Trip has come to an end! 10,000 miles, 25+ cities, and thousands of happy kids later, we're rounding up some of our favorite...

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San Diego Comic Con Photo Recap

Brooke Shearouse  July 27th, 2016 

San Diego Comic Con was this past week, and Scholastic authors and illustrators had a blast at this year’s installment. Check out the slideshow below to see some of our...

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Libraries respond to #BlackLivesMatter

Deimosa Webber-Bey  July 27th, 2016 

One way librarians respond to current events is with a program. Another option is to create a book list or subject guide. But the most visual method of sharing information...

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How to pull off a Muggle Mob

Gina Asprocolas  July 27th, 2016 

If you were in SoHo, New York City last Thursday and happened to walk by the Scholastic building, you could tell something was up. First of all, there were no cars parked...

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Books to keep you cool during a heat wave

Morgan Baden  July 27th, 2016 

This heat wave—excuse me, heat dome—is getting on my last nerve. I love summer and sunshine, but these days, it's too hot to even leave the office here in New York to grab...

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Our favorite #mugglemob moments

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 26th, 2016 

It's been five days since the #mugglemub took SoHo by surprise, filling the streets with Harry Potter magic (and onlookers' cameras with some stunning pictures and video...

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is earning raves!

Julia Graeper  July 26th, 2016 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child reviews are positively glowing!

New contest! Are you the next Graphix author-artist?

Brooke Shearouse  July 22nd, 2016 

We are thrilled to share the news that Scholastic has announced a contest to find undiscovered talent to debut on its acclaimed Graphix imprint for children and teen...

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Celebrating Harry Potter and the Cursed Child with a #MuggleMob!

Morgan Baden  July 21st, 2016 

Harry Potter can stop traffic.

Today, hundreds of Harry Potter fans formed a massive #MuggleMob, taking over Broadway in front of the Scholastic headquarters...

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Scholastic at San Diego Comic Con

Brooke Shearouse  July 20th, 2016 

Here at OOM we’re so excited about San Diego Comic Con! The convention takes place from Thursday, July 21 to Sunday, July 24, and features comics and all aspects of the...

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Read twice, act once: A "My Bookprint" guest post

Guest Blogger  July 20th, 2016 

Hello, my name is Zaheer Booth. I am a junior at CUNY Hunter College, where I am captain of the Men's Fencing Team, and this summer I am interning in the library...

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Everyone has their own story

Nicole Ortiz  July 18th, 2016 

Hi! I'm the newest member of the Scholastic OOM blogging team, working as a communications assistant.

Weekend listening: some of our favorite podcast episodes

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 15th, 2016 

Another hot summer weekend, another chance to cool off inside. With temperatures in New York City climbing into the high 90's, I plan to retreat indoors to cook, read, and...

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Books on the move

Guest Blogger  July 15th, 2016 

Hannah Orlove is a freelancer in The Scholastic Library & Archive, helping with the massive renovation project that we are doing this summer. She grew up in...

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A literary vacation recap

Gina Asprocolas  July 15th, 2016 

Last week, my husband and I traveled to London for a summer vacation. I had never been to London before, so a lot of the traditional "touristy" places (Big Ben, the London...

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A hundred plus hours in NYC: Author Anna Woltz visits New York

Brooke Shearouse  July 14th, 2016 

Dutch author Anna Woltz visited New York City at the end of May to promote the US release of her latest novel, and first English-translated title, A Hundred Hours of...

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Philip Pullman's first graphic novel, coming to Scholastic!

Morgan Baden  July 14th, 2016 

Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials helped change children's literature. Now, we're thrilled to announce that we're publishing his first graphic novel!

Celebrating Bastille Day

Brooke Shearouse  July 14th, 2016 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating Bastille Day, an important holiday in France. Also known as French National Day, the celebrations honor the beginning of the French...

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New podcast episode: Edwidge Danticat

Suzanne McCabe  July 12th, 2016 

We're honored to have Edwidge Danticat join us for our latest Scholastic Reads podcast episode. 

Pokémon Go mania!

Brooke Shearouse  July 12th, 2016 

Here at OOM we’re a little obsessed with the new “Pokémon Go” mobile game. In case you haven’t heard, the game allows players to capture, battle and train virtual Pokémon ...

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My 5 favorite books featuring gymnasts

Morgan Baden  July 11th, 2016 

Every four years, it hits me: gymnastics mania.

I LOVE Olympic gymnastics. I follow the sport sporadically in between the Games, but fervently...

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Seeing the world through art: A "My Bookprint" guest post

Guest Blogger  July 11th, 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. Today we have...

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American Girl fans, you'll love this news!

Morgan Baden  July 8th, 2016 

Who among us hasn't loved or known someone who's loved the iconic American Girl brand?

5-word book reviews: July edition

Morgan Baden  July 7th, 2016 

With so many books out in the world it can be hard to know what to read. And since we're all busy, sometimes a short book review is just what you need to help you figure...

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112 million minutes and counting!

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 6th, 2016 

Kids from around the world have logged an impressive 112 million minutes so far across nine weeks of the Summer Reading Challenge! We crunched some...

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