Did you know that today is National Hammock Day? You may wonder why such a seemingly random holiday constitutes a blog post, but here at Scholastic, we...Read more
Every year, I vow I'm going to read more classics, and every year I find myself recycling that resolution come New Year's Eve. Calling something a "classic" is an honor—an...Read more
Forty-five years ago on July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first humans to ever walk on the moon. What was once considered the biggest step towards the...Read more
Yesterday, I traveled up to Norwood, MA to attend this year’s Scholastic Book Fairs Reading Summit. It was wonderful to sit down with teachers from over...Read more
It is more important than ever today to reflect on the legacy of Nelson Mandela, a man who devoted his life to making the world a better place. In his 1964 speech from the...Read more
As you know, July is Harry Potter Month! We've celebrated everyone's favorite wizard in so many ways—with trivia every Tuesday, fun fact videos on Fridays...Read more
Attention, fans of The 39 Clues, Infinity Ring, and Spirit Animals series: we’re thrilled to announce that we are launching a new multi-platform adventure series, ...Read more
Growing up, I recall hearing stories from my godmother who would travel to Paris most summers when she was a teenager. I learned about the food, the shopping, and of...Read more
On this day in 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird was published.
This Sunday is Embrace Your Geekness Day. That means you officially have an excuse to lay your reservations aside for one full day and let that freak flag...Read more
Hi OOM Readers,
I'm Rachel Griffiths, editor to bestselling author Jude Watson, and today I've got a treat for you as sweet as that first sip of summer lemonade. I'...Read more
Today we hit an epic milestone in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: kids have officially surpassed the 2013 World Record for summer reading. This calls for many an...Read more
In honor of Harry Potter month, we are providing some fun posts all month long related to our favorite wizard.
One of the best parts of the series...Read more
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