Celebrate National Family Week!

Guest Blogger  November 26th, 2014  Comments • 1

Welcoming Leticia Bennett from Scholastic's Family and Community Engagement team to the blog. She's here to share tips for parents and families around...

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The books we're thankful for

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 26th, 2014  Comments • 1

Today we thought it would be fitting to marry the spirit of Thanksgiving and our love of reading to give you a list of the books we're most thankful for. We'd love to hear...

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Calling all Ally Carter fans: become an Ally Ambassador!

Guest Blogger  November 25th, 2014  Comments • 1

Emily Morrow from our This is Teen team here at Scholastic has an exciting announcement for Ally Carter fans!

OOM Celebrates Thanksgiving with Books

Stephanie Smith  November 25th, 2014 

In addition to the abundance of turkey and spending time with my family, one of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is having a few extra days off. Of course it’s nice...

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We're #thankfulforbooks, are you?

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 24th, 2014 

Thanksgiving is upon us! It's the time of year when we take a collective step back to ponder the many things we're thankful for. The list is a long a varied one...

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Mockingjay mayhem

Guest Blogger  November 21st, 2014 

Today we welcome Associate Director of Publicity at Scholastic, Sheila Marie Everett, to the blog! She's got some last-minute ideas for how to...

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Guest Blogger  November 20th, 2014  Comments • 3

We're welcoming Lizette Serrano, Director, Education/Library Marketing and Conventions Scholastic Trade Division to the blog today! 

Honoring the National Book Awards Finalists

Stephanie Smith  November 19th, 2014 

It’s been an exciting week here at Scholastic as we anxiously wait for the National Book Awards Young People’s Literature winner to be announced. This year we have TWO...

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Jim Trelease: What Reading Is Really All About

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 18th, 2014 

Since writing his million-copy bestseller, The Read-Aloud Handbook, in 1982, Jim Trelease has traveled to all 50 states and abroad, advocating the benefits...

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Walk a mile in Stacey’s shoes for American Diabetes Month

Deimosa Webber-Bey  November 17th, 2014 

To study up for this post recognizing American Diabetes Month, I reread The Truth About Stacey and Stacey’s Emergency

Presenting our Spring 2015 online preview!

Lia Zneimer  November 17th, 2014 

41 books. 21 editors. 17 authors. The Spring 2015 online preview is our most ambitious yet, and is now live at

Pam Allyn on every child's right to read

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 17th, 2014 

If you do one thing today, listen to this.

Weekend Reads: Mockingjay

Stephanie Smith  November 14th, 2014 

Hi OOM readers! We are so excited that it is finally Friday because for the next 48 hours we plan on curling up in a comfy arm chair, drinking hot chocolate and reading...

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BE BIG with Clifford on World Kindness Day

Guest Blogger  November 13th, 2014 

Danielle Klimashousky here from Scholastic Media to chat about World Kindess Day!

November 13th is World Kindness Day, a holiday...

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Exciting new novel from master storyteller Brian Selznick!

Stephanie Smith  November 13th, 2014 

Today, we are thrilled to announce that Scholastic will publish a new book from Caldecott Medalist and #1 New York Times bestselling author/artist Brian Selznick...