Books

Cover reveal: Illustrated Edition of Newt Scamander's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Morgan Baden  July 10th, 2017 

Illustrated by fine artist Olivia Lomenech Gill, the cover of the illustrated edition of Newt Scamander's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K....

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Books we've lied about reading

Emily Morrow  July 7th, 2017 

July 7 is Tell the Truth Day, which got me thinking: How many bookish lies have I told? And should I finally come clean?

Summer reading book ideas: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett  July 6th, 2017 

Are you stumped on which books will get kids excited about summer reading? Kids and parents share their favorite children's books and series.

Celebrating one year of Pokémon Go! (Plus, a giveaway!)

Brooke Shearouse  July 6th, 2017  Comments • 23

It’s hard to believe the “Pokémon GO” mobile game is celebrating its one year anniversary today, July 6! The game, which allows players to capture, battle and train...

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Find a Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip RV stop near you!

Stephanie Agresti  July 5th, 2017 

The Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip RV is embarking on the second leg of its journey across the U.S.!

A look back at how we #ReadWithPride

Emily Morrow  July 5th, 2017 

To celebrate Pride Month this June, we invited everyone to share books with LGBTQ+ stories and #ReadwithPride! 

Catch up on our bookish celebrations...

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Show us your summer reading adventure!

Nicole Ortiz  July 3rd, 2017 

We’ve got some exciting news for all our summer readers out there. Today we are launching our “Show us your summer reading adventure” sweepstakes! 

Throwback Thursday: Red, white, and blue

Gina Asprocolas  June 29th, 2017 

It's almost a holiday weekend, everyone!

Books make the best birthday gifts

Morgan Baden  June 28th, 2017 

On my 8th birthday my grandmother got me something I'll never forget: my first Sweet Valley Twins book.

Toby Goes Bananas Twitter takeover

Emily Morrow  June 27th, 2017 

Toby Goes Bananas, a new graphic novel from Franck Girard and Serge Block, released this week and in honor of its release, @GraphixBooks (our graphic novel...

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Celebrating June 27 book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  June 27th, 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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On the podcast: Telling the stories of refugees

Emily Morrow  June 23rd, 2017 

We have a new podcast episode! This week, we discuss the refugee crisis with actor Mandy Patinkin, his wife, Kathryn Grody, and author Alan Gratz.

Our favorite fictional beaches

Morgan Baden  June 23rd, 2017 

I grew up in a beach town; the salt water is in my blood. I like to read "beach reads" (whatever they are) all year round.

Throwback Thursday: The Midnight Son

Gina Asprocolas  June 22nd, 2017 

Happy Throwback Thursday! Earlier this week, Vulture published a great piece on what they've dubbed "the Youth-Comics Explosion." Essentially it's a deep-dive...

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Celebrate the first day of summer with a good book!

Alexandra Wladich  June 21st, 2017 

Today is the official first day of summer (yay!). It’s also the perfect time pick out a book with your child and start reading!

The official Wizarding World Book Club is here

Emily Morrow  June 19th, 2017 

If you needed a reason to start your latest re-read of the Harry Potter series, look no further: Pottermore has just launched the official Wizarding World Book Club!

Using storytelling to get ready for Kindergarten

Julia Graeper  June 16th, 2017 

Every day, she requests a story with roughly the same structure: one of her stuffed animals is going to school for the first time, or is going to a new school. 

Dogs and dolls and mysteries, oh my! My bookprint that left a paw print on my life

Guest Blogger  June 16th, 2017 

Our summer intern, Alison Bonaviso, provides her top book picks that made her a lifelong reader.

46 government officials sign on as 2017 Reading Ambassadors for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Josephine Djonovic  June 15th, 2017 

Today we are excited to announce that 42 Governors’ Spouses, 3 Governors and 1 Lieutenant Governor representing the U.S. and U.S. territories have signed...

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Random thoughts and moments of anxiety: a "My Bookprint" post

Guest Blogger  June 14th, 2017 

Chloe Pinkney is a senior at Skidmore College, in Saratoga Springs, NY. This summer Chloe is an intern in The Scholastic Library, where she is working on various...

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Reading milestones: My Bookprint

Guest Blogger  June 14th, 2017 

Our summer intern, Mitchell Axelson, provides his top book picks that made him a lifelong reader.

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions with author Isabel Quintero

Brooke Shearouse  June 14th, 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 backgrounds,...

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Summer Reading Challenge: Weeks 4 & 5 recap

Gina Asprocolas  June 13th, 2017 

It's been over a full month since the 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge launched and kids are reading up a storm! As of today at 10:40 am, kids have logged over...

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First look at Scholastic's Fall 2017 middle grade and YA titles (plus a giveaway!)

Emily Morrow  June 12th, 2017  Comments • 72

Last week, you heard all about upcoming Picture Books and Chapter Books in our Fall 2017 Online Preview.

This week, though, is all about middle grade and YA...

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ICYMI: First look flyer: Scholastic Reading Club - June 2017

Nicole Ortiz  June 9th, 2017 

The Scholastic Reading Club “Book Boys” hosted our monthly "First Look Flyer” Facebook Live on Wednesday to help parents and educators find some great reads through the...

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