Books

Exciting new releases from Scholastic, February 24th

Jeremy West  February 24th, 2015 

Some fantastic new books are releasing in stores today!

For the young ones, we’ve got you covered:

Susan B. Neuman: Love at First Sight

Megan Kaesshaefer  February 24th, 2015 

Susan B. Neuman is a professor and chair of teaching and learning at New York University. Previously, she served as a professor at the University of...

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Join us on World Read Aloud Day

Megan Kaesshaefer  February 23rd, 2015 

March 4th, 2015 is World Read Aloud Day, a very important day started by Pam Allyn, the founder of LitWorld and an amdassador for our Open a World of...

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In Our Feeds: J.K. Rowling, Mockingjay, infographics, and more

Jeremy West  February 20th, 2015 

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!

Love Your Pet Day

Guest Blogger  February 20th, 2015 

By Emily Elizabeth (with some help from Scholastic Media's Danielle Klimashousky!)

Hi! I’m Emily Elizabeth.  My dog, Clifford, and I are celebrating one of...

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Year of the sheep

Morgan Baden  February 18th, 2015 

One of the most important celebrations in the Chinese calendar is the Chinese New Year, which kicks off today! Welcome to Chinese year 4713, the year of the Goat/Sheep,...

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John Burningham: Nothing Like a Good Book

Megan Kaesshaefer  February 17th, 2015 

John Burningham has written and/or illustrated over 30 picture books that have been translated and distributed all over the world. These include...

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For the love of teachers

Guest Blogger  February 13th, 2015 

From Book Box Daily, The Scholastic Reading Club Blog

By Heather Scott

Happy (?) Friday the 13th!

Gina Asprocolas  February 13th, 2015 

For some, today is just like any other Friday – TGIF, right?

In love with the library

Deimosa Webber-Bey  February 12th, 2015  Comments • 3

Have you taken the Pew Research Center’s Library User Quiz? My result - Library Lover!!

“Library Lovers are the heaviest public library users...

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Happy (Almost) Valentine's Day!

Lia Zneimer  February 12th, 2015 

Valentine's Day is almost upon us, which means books, crafts, and delicious treats are definitely in order! Below, a round-up of some of our favorite suggestions!...

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Klutz goes to Toy Fair

Guest Blogger  February 12th, 2015 

We're welcoming Devin MacDonald from our Klutz team to the blog today to fill us in on what's happening at Toy Fair 2015! 

Love at first read

Megan Kaesshaefer  February 9th, 2015  Comments • 5

Valentine's Day is just around the corner! What a perfect opportunity to talk about the one great love all of the bloggers here share: the love of reading.

The Fine Black Line

Suzanne McCabe  February 5th, 2015 

Andrea Davis Pinkney grew up hearing about “the fine black line,” the legacy of African American writers, readers, and thinkers in the United States. That line, she says,...

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