One reason I love being in a bookstore is that it makes reading social. It's a gathering place for booklovers and ironically, I think it's one place where our noses are...Read more
As a graduate of a women’s college, Women’s History Month has always been near and dear to my heart. In March, in addition to revving up my informal recruiting efforts for...Read more
The other day, I was walking down the hall here at Scholastic headquarters in New York, talking with colleagues about the different books we are currently reading, when I...Read more
...But if you don't already, today is the day to start.
Welcome to World Read Aloud Day, a day when parents, students, educators and people from communities...Read more
The benefits of reading aloud to children (and in turn, having them read aloud to you), are countless. A recent study out of the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic...Read more
I grew up a dancer and a gymnast, with my parents shuttling me and my sisters back and forth from rehearsals to recitals to competitions. But when competitive dance lost...Read more
Last week, Salon published a post called "Harriet the Spy: The most unlikeable hero in children's lit." As a Harriet lover, I was a little taken aback by the title: how...Read more
What happens when a bunny comes to a bookstore? A great event!
I was watching Piers Morgan the other night and his guests were Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Gayle King, and Oprah, who have recently teamed up to address a growing...Read more
I was browsing Book Riot recently when I came across this great piece on the words and phrases we remember learning specifically from books.
We're so pleased to welcome Pam Allyn, Executive Director and founder of LitWorld and LitLife, to the blog this afternoon. Pam is also a global reading...Read more
Author Sarah Mlynowski recently stopped by our offices to chat with us about her Whatever After series, her love of fairy tales, and what's on her mind. We thought we'd...Read more
Today is National “Tell a Fairy Tale Day,” my new favorite holiday. For as long as I can remember, fairy tales have always held a special place in my heart. As a child, I...Read more
What is it like to spend the night in a bookstore?
I know you all are conjuring up images of comfy sleeping bags, soft lighting and quiet reading before drifting...Read more
Scholastic Reading Club is excited to share the March Star Readers! These book worms were selected to be featured in a Reading Club flyer for their grade