Books

The BIGGERTHAN Book List Challenge: results are in!

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 30th, 2015  Comments • 1

Elizabeth Bibi joins us today to share the results of the BIGGERTHAN Booklist Challenge. Thanks to all those who participated!

Here at Scholastic, we...

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Free resources to celebrate American icon, Jackie Robinson

Alexandra Wladich  January 29th, 2015  Comments • 1

Jackie Robinson was the first black man to play professional baseball. His accomplishments on and off the baseball have had a longstanding impact on American life....

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Celebrating 10 years of Graphix

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 29th, 2015  Comments • 1

In 2005, Scholastic launched a new graphic novel imprint, Graphix, with the publication of the first book in Jeff Smith's bestselling series, Bone. 10 years...

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Helen Oxenbury: Saved by the Library

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 28th, 2015  Comments • 1

Helen Oxenbury is one of the world’s most acclaimed children’s illustrators and twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. Her numerous books for children...

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Exciting new releases from Scholastic, January 27th

Jeremy West  January 27th, 2015  Comments • 1

Though many of us are snowed in today in New York, we are thrilled to share with you some fantastic new books releasing in stores today!

For the young ones...

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In Our Feeds: Writing your way to happiness, 15 words from literature, used books and more

Alexandra Wladich  January 23rd, 2015  Comments • 1

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds.

Ever wish you had a...

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Belly laugh books

Kristen Joerger  January 22nd, 2015  Comments • 1

Are you feeling like you could use a chuckle this week? That's probably because this Saturday, January 24th, is Global Belly Laugh Day! And what better...

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New mom Chelsea Clinton reads to her baby every night

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 22nd, 2015  Comments • 1

Chelsea Clinton recently appeared in a video with everyone's favorite Muppet, Elmo, to chat about being a new mom and the importance of talking, reading, and singing to...

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One hundred books famous in children's literature

Guest Blogger  January 21st, 2015 

Guest blogger Chris Loker joins us today to talk about an exhibition she has curated at the Grolier Club in New York City.

Colby Sharp: A Place to Fall in Love with Reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 20th, 2015  Comments • 1

Colby Sharp is a husband, father, and a third-grade teacher in Parma, Michigan. He blogs at Sharpread, and is the co-founder of the Nerdy Book Club. He...

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Being a reading mentor

Anne Sparkman  January 20th, 2015  Comments • 1

Our just released fifth edition of Kids & Family Reading Report™ reaffirmed the importance of reading role models.

National Poverty in America Awareness Month

Deimosa Webber-Bey  January 16th, 2015  Comments • 3

Growing up, some of us have our own rooms, some of us (cough, cough) have to share a room with all of our siblings… and some of us have no room at all. My sisters and I...

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Tackling the TBR pile

Lia Zneimer  January 15th, 2015  Comments • 1

A new year means a new slew of goals and resolutions. Fittingly, January is Get Organized Month (a.k.a.

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