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On the podcast: author Bill Konigsberg

Emily Morrow  June 8th, 2017 

Just in time for Pride Month, we have a brand new podcast episode featuring award-winning author Bill Konigsberg! Bill is the author of 

Celebrate World Oceans Day with bestselling author Luanne Rice

Brooke Shearouse  June 8th, 2017 

It’s World Oceans Day, and to celebrate, author Luanne Rice stopped by OOM to talk about her connection to the sea and answer our questions about her newest YA novel, ...

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Celebrating best friends, both real and fictional

Emily Morrow  June 8th, 2017 

Today is National Best Friends Day, which has me thinking about what it means, exactly, to be a best friend. Among my closest friends, I know that I can count on them to...

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Career Corner: A June Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  June 8th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one!

Get a sneak peak into a Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip RV stop!

Stephanie Agresti  June 7th, 2017 

A Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip RV stopped at Alfred J. Gomes Elementary School in New Bedford, MA yesterday!

Live from our library: best books for the summer

Deimosa Webber-Bey  June 7th, 2017 

Last month we did another episode of Live From Our Library on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, and since we are in the summer reading zone I (mostly) focused on book...

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Keep kids reading this summer: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett  June 6th, 2017 

Learn about the top things parents do to keep their kids reading over the summer months. Hint: Visit your local library!

Scholastic at BookExpo America and BookCon 2017

Gina Asprocolas  June 5th, 2017 

This weekend was a big one in the publishing world: Book Expo America (BEA) and BookCon!

This year, the back-to-back conventions...

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Celebrate National Doughnut Day!

Brooke Shearouse  June 2nd, 2017 

Here on OOM we’re celebrating one of our favorite holidays—National Doughnut Day! Held on the first Friday in June each year, the day was originally...

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Captain Underpants rings the Opening Bell at Nasdaq

Emily Morrow  June 1st, 2017  Comments • 1

Tourists in Times Square this morning were greeted with giant underpants. Of course, they belonged to the one and only Captain Underpants, who rang the Opening Bell at...

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This June, we're reading with pride!

Guest Blogger  June 1st, 2017 

This June, in recognition of Pride Month, we’re celebrating books with LGBTQ+ characters and encouraging everyone to #ReadwithPride!

Raising a daughter on superhero books

Morgan Baden  May 31st, 2017 

"To the rescue!"

My daughter raises her fist and squeals that mantra everytime a superhero is mentioned or seen. Which, in our house, is often.

Must-read picture books and chapter books: Scholastic's Fall 2017 Online Preview (and a giveaway!)

Emily Morrow  May 30th, 2017  Comments • 466

Learn more about the picture books and chapter books we're excited to publish this fall with our Fall 2017 Online Preview, PLUS enter for a chance to win advance copies!...

The Adventures of John Blake Twitter takeover

Emily Morrow  May 30th, 2017 

The Adventures of John Blake by Philip Pullman hits stores today, and in honor of its release, @GraphixBooks (our graphic novel imprint) hosted a #...

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Celebrating May 30 book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  May 30th, 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: Three authors talk about writing war for young readers

Emily Morrow  May 26th, 2017 

Memorial Day Is May 29, and though it's often a time of reflection and patriotism, we realize that it can also be a moment to talk with the children in your life...

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ICYMI: Dav Pilkey drawing live with The New York Times Books

Emily Morrow  May 26th, 2017 

Watch Dav Pilkey draw and answer questions live with The New York Times Books!

Reflecting on Memorial Day

Brooke Shearouse  May 26th, 2017 

Today on OOM we’re taking the time to honor Memorial Day, a day for remembering the 

brave men and women who died while serving in the U.S...

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Summer reading: Books are perfect for all types of weather

Michael Barrett  May 24th, 2017 

No matter the weather, books are the perfect pick during your summer vacation. Here are top book picks, curated for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge.

Too many books, too little shelf space

Emily Morrow  May 19th, 2017 

Our book-loving bloggers share the creative ways they organize their book collections! 

Throwback Thursday: Happy (and some not-so-happy) campers!

Gina Asprocolas  May 18th, 2017 

Welcome to our Throwback Thursday series! After a short hiatus, we are back and just in time for summer... the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, that...

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My New Way of Thinking About What to Read Aloud

Julia Graeper  May 17th, 2017 

Lately I've been compelled to broaden my horizons when it comes to choosing a bedtime story.

May is Latino Books Month!

Loribelle Lapaix  May 17th, 2017 

Latino Books Month celebrates Latino authors and illustrators, books that highlight Latino culture and Latin American identity and promotes literacy amongst Latinos.

The real story about summer reading: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett  May 16th, 2017 

Myth busted! Contrary to popular belief, a majority of kids enjoy summer reading, but they need support from families, educators and the larger community.

Summer Reading Challenge: One week, five million minutes!

Gina Asprocolas  May 15th, 2017 

One week down, 17 go!

That's right, we just finished the first week of Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge and so far (as of 1:27PM ET), kids have logged...

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