Books

Cover reveal: A Witch Alone by James Nicol

Emily Morrow  January 19th, 2018 

We are so excited to reveal the cover of A Witch Alone, the second book in The Apprentice Witch series! We sat down with author James Nicol to talk about his...

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What I learned from Winnie-the-Pooh: A birthday celebration

Michael Barrett  January 18th, 2018 

As I celebrate my birthday today, I look back at some life lessons I learned from my favorite childhood book series.

Start reading Victor Shmud Total Expert Book 2

Emily Morrow  January 16th, 2018 

Victor Shmud is back in book 2 of the new series from the bestselling author of Dear Dumb Diary and Franny K. Stein! 

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with us

Emily Morrow  January 12th, 2018 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, and we have some brand new resources to help you bring the life and legacy of Dr. King into your home!

First, watch our recent...

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Start reading The Magic School Bus Rides Again: Monster Power

Emily Morrow  January 10th, 2018 

Seatbelts, everyone! The Magic School Bus is back and ready to ride again in a new early chapter book series. 

"My Bookprint": The stories (and characters) that shape us

Guest Blogger  January 10th, 2018 

Our new spring 2018 intern, Amanda Livingston, talks about the children's books that continue to inspire her today.

Scholastic Book Clubs flyer reveal: New year, new books with the Book Boys

Michael Barrett  January 10th, 2018 

The Book Boys select their top picks for the January 2018 Scholastic Book Clubs flyers. Tune-in for their Facebook Live event on Wednesday, January 10th...

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Cover reveal: Whatever After #12: Seeing Red

Guest Blogger  January 5th, 2018 

Guest blogger: Aimee Friedman, editorial director at Scholastic

As the editor of the Whatever After series, I’m excited to share with you the cover reveal...

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Career Corner: A January Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  January 4th, 2018 

Happy New Year from Scholatic!

New year, new reading resolutions

Emily Morrow  January 4th, 2018 

Here are 10 of our reading resolutions for 2018! What are yours?

Start reading Toy Academy: Some Assembly Required by Brian Lynch

Emily Morrow  January 3rd, 2018 

We are SO excited to introduce readers to the first book in the Toy Academy series by Brian Lynch (the writer of Minions and The Secret Life of Pets...

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Scholastic Parents: Get kids reading with a "New Year Reading Challenge"

Michael Barrett  January 2nd, 2018 

Scholastic Parents created a special #NewYearReadingChallenge reading activity calendar to motivate kids to become frequent independent readers. 

Celebrating January 2nd book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  January 2nd, 2018 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating some book birthdays for new releases from Scholastic, out today! Check out the list below of great reads for all ages, and let us know what...

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Top 20 moments from the Scholastic Reads podcast in 2017

Emily Morrow  December 28th, 2017 

As 2017 comes to a close, we're taking a look back at some of our favorite moments over the last year on the Scholastic Reads podcast. From read-alouds and jokes to...

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Celebrating December 26th book releases from Scholastic!

Lauren Carr  December 27th, 2017 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating some book birthdays for new releases from Scholastic, out this week! Check out the list below of great reads for all ages, and let...

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Start reading The Notebook of Doom: Battle of the Boss-Monster

Emily Morrow  December 27th, 2017 

Alexander Bopp and The Notebook of Doom are back in book #13: Battle of the Boss-Monsters, and you can start reading it right here!

10 articles from Scholastic Parents you should read this month

Guest Blogger  December 21st, 2017 

Our Scholastic Parents blogs, Raise a Reader and The Learning Toolkit, offer readers everything from fun craft projects to book recommendations — here are some recent...

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Throwback Thursday: Merry Christmas

Gina Asprocolas  December 21st, 2017 

Happy Throwback Thursday! With this being the last Thursday before Christmas, Deimosa and I decided to look for vintage Christmas books. We found a very unique mix!

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A Wings of Fire Twitter takeover!

Gina Asprocolas  December 20th, 2017 

The graphic novelization of the first book in Tui T. Sutherland's Wings of Fire series hits shelves January 2, 2018... but you don't have to wait for a...

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#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions with Peter Raymundo author/illustrator of the Third Grade Mermaid Series

Brooke Shearouse  December 20th, 2017 

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions is a spotlight on OOM dedicated to exploring Scholastic’s amazing distinct voices. We’ll take a deep dive into the...

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Five days of giveaways: Win a set of books from our Holiday Gift Guide!

Nicole Ortiz  December 18th, 2017 

Happy Holidays, OOM readers! In the spirit of the holiday season, we want to encourage our followers to give the gift of reading. So, we’re hosting a sweepstakes on our...

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Enter for a chance to win a Branches starter pack, and grow a reader!

Guest Blogger  December 15th, 2017  Comments • 90

It’s been a great year for Branches! This line of Scholastic fully-illustrated early chapter books is designed to grow newly independent readers, and with 19 different...

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Students add new, free books to their home libraries thanks to My Very Own Library

Josephine Djonovic  December 14th, 2017 

This week, I attended a My Very Own Library event at the Roberto Clemente School in Newark, NJ. Roberto Clemente School is one of the 31 schools...

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On the podcast: The new Jedi master behind Star Wars: Jedi Academy

Emily Morrow  December 14th, 2017 

We have a new podcast episode! This week, like the rest of the country, we caught Star Wars fever. We sat down with Jarrett J.

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