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Celebrating Mother's Day!

Brooke Shearouse  May 12th, 2017 

This Sunday is Mother's Day, and here on OOM we’re taking time to honor and celebrate mothers by reading some great books from Scholastic. Check out the list below and let...

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Literary memories of our moms

Morgan Baden  May 11th, 2017 

Every night my toddler chooses four books to read before bed. We’ve been reading to her since birth per the recommendations, and now, two and a half years into it, it’s...

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Career Corner: A May Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  May 10th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series.

Celebrating May 9 book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  May 9th, 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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ICYMI: First look flyer: Scholastic Reading Club - May 2017

Nicole Ortiz  May 8th, 2017 

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

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Join the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge (and a giveaway!)

Alexandra Wladich  May 8th, 2017  Comments • 40

Get ready to start reading! The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge is officially open!

Scholastic author Eric Litwin visits Jo Ann Ford Elementary School

Josephine Djonovic  May 5th, 2017 

Eric Litwin, author of the original four Pete the Cat books and the new Groovy Joe musical series books, visited Jo Ann Ford Elementary School in Georgetown, TX to help...

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Missed YALLWEST 2017? Here are some highlights

Guest Blogger  May 5th, 2017 

What happens when you mix 20,000 people and 100 authors (plus a few dozen palm trees) at Santa Monica, California? YALLWEST! The west-coast book festival kicked...

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On the podcast: Emma Donoghue and The Lotterys Plus One

Emily Morrow  May 4th, 2017 

This week on the podcast, we sat down with Emma Donoghue, the acclaimed author of Room, to talk about her newest book for kids, The Lotterys Plus One....

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Celebrate Star Wars Day: May the Fourth Be With You!

Brooke Shearouse  May 4th, 2017 

We here at OOM love a good pun. We are also huge fans of Star Wars. You can imagine how excited we are to be celebrating Star Wars Day...

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The Kids & Family Reading Report™, Canadian Edition

Alexandra Wladich  May 2nd, 2017 

Today, Scholastic released results from the first-ever Kids & Family Reading Report™, Canadian Edition, a national survey of children ages 6–17 and...

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Reader Leader: Your weekend reading

Julia Graeper  April 28th, 2017 

Here's what you need to bookmark for your weekend reading from my favorite blog, Reader Leader.

Announcing the Dav Pilkey Summer Reading Educator Contest winners!

Michael Barrett  April 27th, 2017 

Tell us about your school and the need for news books to help your students keep reading over the summer. This is the question we posed to...

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Winging it: Reading Aloud with an (Older) Little Kid

Julia Graeper  April 26th, 2017 

A little flexibility is really valuable when reading aloud now.

National Volunteer Week: Scholastic Reads

Loribelle Lapaix  April 25th, 2017 

In honor of National Volunteer Week (April 23 – 29), I will be sharing my experience as a Scholastic Reads volunteer. Scholastic Reads is the company’s...

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Celebrating April 25 book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  April 25th, 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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Meet the Book Boys... on YouTube!

Emily Morrow  April 24th, 2017 

The Book Boys are now on YouTube!

In case you're not familiar, the Book Boys are Scholastic Reading Club employees whose mission is to get kids and classrooms...

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Happy National Kindergarten Day!

Loribelle Lapaix  April 21st, 2017 

Before we dive into the many reasons why Kindergarten is beneficial and how you can celebrate #NationalKindergartenDay, let’s discuss the origins of the...

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A conversation with Scholastic Editorial Director David Levithan and Alyson Gerber, debut author of "Braced"

Brooke Shearouse  April 21st, 2017 

Today, we have the pleasure of introducing you to debut author Alyson Gerber, whose brave new novel, Braced, explores a disorder that bends the lives of ten...

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On the podcast: Poetry Month

Emily Morrow  April 20th, 2017 

April is Poetry Month, and we couldn't let it go by without a dedicated podcast episode! This week, we talk with four special guests about the importance...

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James Patterson & Scholastic Reading Club pledge to save classroom libraries

Michael Barrett  April 20th, 2017 

3,500 teachers will receive $500 grants and 500 Scholastic Reading Club "bonus points" to build their classroom libraries

Celebrate Easter!

Brooke Shearouse  April 14th, 2017 

Easter is Sunday, April 16, and we’re celebrating the holiday along with some of our favorite Easter-themed reads. Check out the list below of some of our favorite...

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Q&A with Scholastic Librarian, Deimosa Webber-Bey!

Nicole Ortiz  April 14th, 2017 

Libraries are getting a whole lot of love this month! April is School Library Month, this week (April 9th-15th) is Library Week, and April 11th is Library Workers Day…...

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"Book discovery": Add books to your Easter egg hunt!

Michael Barrett  April 13th, 2017 

U.S. parents share where children's books are kept in their homes according to the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report: 6th Edition

When Kwame Alexander takes over your Instagram account

Emily Morrow  April 13th, 2017 

In honor of National Poetry Month, the Scholastic Book Fairs team turned over the keys to their Instagram account to bestselling author Kwame Alexander! Be sure to follow...

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