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Scholastic Book Clubs: The Book Boys visit New Orleans

Michael Barrett  November 17th, 2017 

Earlier this month, the Book Boys took a trip to the New Orleans Book Festival. They were on a mission to spread the Scholastic love of reading and share some favorite...

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Scholastic Book Clubs flyer reveal: The Book Boys preview the November flyers!

Guest Blogger  November 17th, 2017 

By Lizzie Powers—Scholastic Book Clubs

Happy November, everyone! This cold weather has come out of nowhere, but we are trying to get the most out...

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Books we are thankful for

Stephanie Agresti  November 17th, 2017 

With Thanksgiving approaching, there’s no better time to consider all of the things we are thankful for than now. Our team is thankful for a number of books that have had...

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“Reading for All!” Dick Robinson receives Literarian of the Year Award from President Bill Clinton at the National Book Awards

Morgan Baden  November 16th, 2017 

On November 15, the National Book Foundation hosted their annual National Book Awards, hosted by Cynthia Nixon.

Throwback Thursday: 33 years and 3 years of stories

Gina Asprocolas  November 16th, 2017 

Today is Thursday, November 16, which means not only is it Throwback Thursday, but it's also my 33rd birthday! *thows confetti* *opens presents* *cuts ice cream cake*...

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2017 holiday gift guide: Children’s books for all ages

Scholastic  November 15th, 2017 

Scholastic provides gift givers top book picks for kids ages 0–17, based on key research findings from the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th...

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Before and after: Four illustrators share original sketches that turned into final art in their picture books

Guest Blogger  November 15th, 2017 

You probably have very strong mental images of the illustrations in your favorite picture books—Clifford’s bright red fur, the pasta pot bubbling over in Strega Nona...

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Celebrate National Take a Hike Day with the author of "The Trail"

Brooke Shearouse  November 15th, 2017 

Meika Hashimoto, is the author of The Trail (Ages 8–12, a thrilling novel about...

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Live from Scholastic: How do picture books get made?

Emily Morrow  November 14th, 2017 

November is Picture Book Month, and to celebrate, we hosted a live conversation with editorial director Liza Baker and art director Patti Ann Harris to talk about how they...

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Scholastic's Spring 2018 middle grade and chapter books preview

Emily Morrow  November 13th, 2017  Comments • 89

Grab your protective goggles because we are time traveling into the near future with the Scholastic Online Preview for our Spring 2018 season!

It's our YALLFest recap, y'all

I Read YA  November 13th, 2017 

YALLFest is the country's largest young adult book festival. Held this past weekend in Charleston, SC, our I read YA team (along with some of our Scholastic authors)...

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The Phoenix rises in America: A Q&A with David and Tom Fickling

Graphix  November 10th, 2017 

The Phoenix, the laugh-out loud, informative, for all ages, adventure filled weekly comic based in the UK is coming to America! To celebrate its arrival on our...

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On the podcast: Talking Wonderstruck with Brian Selznick

Emily Morrow  November 9th, 2017 

This week on the podcast, we're taking listeners to the Queens Museum!

Career Corner: A November Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  November 9th, 2017 

Here are some brand-new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. 

The benefits of re-reading books

Loribelle Lapaix  November 9th, 2017 

Have you ever re- read a book? Maybe you read it a long time ago and chose to revisit it or it’s just one of your favorites?

Wonderstruck is now in theaters nationwide!

Morgan Baden  November 9th, 2017 

Today marks an exciting day for Brian Selznick fans: it's the 10th anniversary of The Invention of Hugo Cabret, and it's the nationwide release of "...

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Start reading Bad Guys 4: Attack of the Zittens

Emily Morrow  November 8th, 2017 

We are LOVING The Bad Guys series by Aaron Blabey, and the latest installment, Book 4: Attack of the Zittens hit shelves last month! We wanted to give you a taste...

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The picture books that inspired these authors and illustrators

Guest Blogger  November 8th, 2017 

It's Picture Book Month! We're celebrating by sharing some of our favorite new and old picture books all month long, so we thought it was time to go right to the source—...

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Live from our library: Books that encourage kindness

Emily Morrow  November 7th, 2017 

The Scholastic Parents Facebook page went live with Scholastic librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey this week to share some book recommendations that encourage kindness!

Get ready for Veteran's Day with these resources

Emily Morrow  November 6th, 2017 

Veteran's Day is coming up, and it's a great opportunity to have a conversation with your children about important topics like war and military service while honoring the...

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It's November...Time to celebrate picture books!

Scholastic  November 1st, 2017 

The month of November is Aviation History Month, International Drum Month, and, unofficially, the month to try as many pumpkin recipes as possible. At Scholastic, though,...

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Celebrating October 31st book releases from Scholastic!

Lauren Carr  October 31st, 2017 

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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Start reading The Wrong Train by Jeremy de Quidt

Emily Morrow  October 30th, 2017 

Halloween is just one day away, and we've been preparing ALL month long by reading some of our favorite spooky stories. Here on the blog, we've been sharing an excerpt of...

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R.L. Stine and Marc Brown talk Mary McScary on Facebook Live

Gina Asprocolas  October 30th, 2017 

Halloween is right around the corner, so you know what that means – Goosebumps creator R.L. Stine dropped by our office to talk about all things spooky!...

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Dream Jumper 2 Twitter takeover

Graphix  October 30th, 2017 

Dream Jumper #2: Curse of the Harvester comes out tomorrow (!!), so to celebrate, @GraphixBooks hosted a #DreamJumperTakeover on Twitter this weekend!

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