Books

Books for everyone! Listen in to our holiday employee book fair

Emily Morrow  December 19th, 2016 

If you've been wondering what books everyone else is gifting this holiday season, look no further! Last week, Scholastic hosted its annual employee book fair, and our...

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Happy howl-idays from Dog Man!

Morgan Baden  December 19th, 2016 

Coming next week: the second book in Dav Pilkey's Dog Man! We love this adorable holiday-themed reminder to get your read on this festive season. Enjoy, and check out the...

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What was YOUR favorite Harry Potter moment of the year? A magical giveaway

Morgan Baden  December 16th, 2016  Comments • 270

Our week of Harry Potter magic is coming to a close, and we hope you've had as magical a year as we have. Now, after looking back on our favorite Harry moments of 2016, we...

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Great books to get in the holiday spirit!

Brooke Shearouse  December 16th, 2016 

Here at OOM we’re counting down the days to the holidays. To help get in the spirit and make the days feel quicker, we’re reading some great books from Scholastic. Check...

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Happy Birthday, Jane Austen!

Anushka Mehrotra  December 16th, 2016 

Today, December 16th 2016, would have been Jane Austen’s 241st Birthday. Given that she was born in 1775, it is astounding that Jane is still so relevant today, with...

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Live from our library: best books for the holiday season

Deimosa Webber-Bey  December 15th, 2016 

Are you wondering what book is going to be the winning gift this holiday season? Or, are you looking for a few books that you can read aloud or share that celebrate...

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Looking back at the 2016 Celebration of Harry Potter

Morgan Baden  December 14th, 2016 

Each January, Universal Studios in Orlando hosts a weekend-long celebration of all things Harry.

The 10 best moments from Scholastic Reads' first year

Emily Morrow  December 13th, 2016 

Happy birthday, Scholastic Reads! This week, our podcast turns one year old! 

We've spent the last year talking with authors, editors, educators, and librarians...

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When a teacher moves to another grade, what happens to the books?

Julia Graeper  December 13th, 2016 
Katherine also dives into some more thorny issues (the elephants in the room), around teaching and building classroom libraries.

"The Case for Loving": An Author Chat

Michael Barrett  December 12th, 2016 
Teaching tolerance through picture books - a discussion with Selina Alko and Sean Quells.

Scholastic Gift Guide

Brooke Shearouse  December 12th, 2016 

At a loss for what to get your friends and family this holiday season? Let us help! Check out the list of great books from Scholastic for every kind of reader on your list...

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The 10 best Harry Potter moments of 2016

Morgan Baden  December 12th, 2016 

What a year it's been for Harry Potter fans! As 2016 wraps up, let’s take a look back at 10 amazing moments Harry fans got to experience this year. What was your favorite...

First look flyer: Scholastic Reading Club - December 2016

Nicole Ortiz  December 9th, 2016 
The Scholastic Reading Club “Book Boys” hosted our monthly "First Look Flyer” Facebook Live yesterday to help parents and educators find some great reads through the... Read more

Career Corner: A December Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  December 8th, 2016 
It's the end of the year, and Scholastic has some new job postings!

Mary McScary, coming Fall 2017

Morgan Baden  December 8th, 2016 

Have you heard the exciting news? Scholastic has acquired world rights to a picture book written by R.L.

A bookish December

Morgan Baden  December 7th, 2016 

Much like there are certain books I like to read only during the sticky summer months, there are books that scream "December" to me. You know the ones—where snow-topped...

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Watch paper engineer Matthew Reinhart demonstrate LEGO Pop-Up live

Emily Morrow  December 6th, 2016 

Matthew Reinhart, the creator, illustrator, and paper engineer behind LEGO Pop-Up, stopped by our offices for a live demonstration of how he creates his pop-up art! Watch...

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On the podcast: Pam Muñoz Ryan talks how she keeps readers turning the page

Emily Morrow  December 5th, 2016 

Pam Muñoz Ryan is the celebrated author of more than 30 books for young readers, including 

These Instagram posts from book-loving moms are amazing (plus a giveaway!)

Emily Morrow  December 2nd, 2016  Comments • 9

There's nothing we love more than story time with a good picture book, so when we sent some of our favorite new read-alouds and a fun-filled storytime kit to a bunch of...

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Celebrate the 12 days of YA!

Guest Blogger  December 1st, 2016 

Hello, December!

I know it’s been a while (might I add, you’re looking great) but I am so, so, glad we’re meeting again. It’s officially time for gingerbread-spiced...

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Throwback Thursday: Winter and snow

Gina Asprocolas  December 1st, 2016 

It's December! When I think of December, I think of the holidays and snowy winter scenes... even though it usually starts to snow here at Scholastic HQ in New York City in...

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NaNoWriMo2016 – How Did You Do?

Anushka Mehrotra  November 30th, 2016 
November is over (I’m still in denial about that), which means that NaNoWriMo is over as well.

33,000 students to receive 10 free books thanks to My Very Own Library and Scholastic Book Fairs

Alexandra Wladich  November 30th, 2016 

At Scholastic, we know how important it is for students to have access to books they want to read.

Celebrating new releases from Scholastic, out now!

Brooke Shearouse  November 29th, 2016 

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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Surround children with books, says Kwame Alexander

Guest Blogger  November 28th, 2016 

We recently had a conversation with Kwame Alexander—poet, educator, and New York Times bestselling author—on his new project, Page-to-Stage Writing Workshop,...

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