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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You’ll want to spring for these Graphic Novels (Plus, a giveaway!)

Guest Blogger  November 28th, 2016  Comments • 28

The time has come to introduce you to the final installment of Scholastic’s Spring 2017 Online Preview.

Looking for new Young Adult reads? These titles spring to mind! (plus a special giveaway!)

Guest Blogger  November 21st, 2016  Comments • 85

Are you ready for more of Scholastic’s Spring 2017 Online Preview?

Holiday gift guide: Build a children’s book library in every room

Michael Barrett  November 21st, 2016 
Sneak Peek of the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition reveals key data about the number of books in U.S. homes.

It's here! Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Morgan Baden  November 18th, 2016 

Today's the day! Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, both the new film from Warner Bros. and the original screenplay by J.K. Rowling, are available now. Get your copy...

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James Patterson's commitment to saving school libraries

Emily Morrow  November 17th, 2016 

Earlier this year, James Patterson announced a personal pledge of $1.75 million to save school libraries in the second installment of his School Library...

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25 Days of KLUTZ: Giveaways, handmade gifts, and more

Guest Blogger  November 15th, 2016 

It’s hard to believe, but the holiday season is right around the corner! Kids everywhere are trying to be on their best behavior and making long lists of all the things...

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NaNoWriMo2016 – How’s It Going?

Anushka Mehrotra  November 15th, 2016 
NaNoWriMo is officially halfway done (omg), so I thought I’d write a mid-month post to check in and see how everyone’s been doing so far.

The picture books you won't be able to forget: Scholastic's Spring 2017 Picture Book preview (and a giveaway!)

Guest Blogger  November 14th, 2016  Comments • 84

Last week, we introduced you to some of the remarkable Middle Grade books featured in the Scholastic Spring 2017 Online Previewand now we’re delighted to...

Don't miss Scholastic Trade author panels and book signings at NCTE

Alexandra Wladich  November 14th, 2016 

This week, Scholastic Trade authors including Dav Pilkey, author of Dog Man and Captain Underpants, and Maggie Stiefvater, author of the Shiver...

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Throwback Thursday: Thanksgiving

Gina Asprocolas  November 10th, 2016 

As of today, Thanksgiving is only two weeks away. When did that happen?

Some people like to get into the holiday spirit right after Halloween (I will admit to...

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Career Corner: A November Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  November 9th, 2016 
We have some new job postings, which we've highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series.

A constant presence: My Bookprint post

Emily Morrow  November 9th, 2016 

Like many Scholastic employees, I was the kid who always had her nose in a book. I’m lucky that my mom, an elementary school teacher, always encouraged my love of reading...

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Celebrating Veterans Day

Brooke Shearouse  November 9th, 2016 

Today on OOM we are celebrating Veterans Day, honoring those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. One way in which we can honor veterans is to read about different...

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What to read on Election Day

Morgan Baden  November 8th, 2016 

I love Election Day. But this has been a particularly brutal election season, so today is a good day to turn off the news (at least until later tonight when results start...

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Must-read Middle Grade books: Scholastic’s Spring 2017 Online Preview (and a giveaway!)

Guest Blogger  November 7th, 2016  Comments • 244

Scholastic’s Spring 2017 Online Preview is now live!

The Case for Loving

Brooke Shearouse  November 4th, 2016 

In honor of the Oscar-nominated movie “Loving” now playing in select theaters, we’re reading the beautiful picture book The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial...

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Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge Celebrations

Nicole Ortiz  November 3rd, 2016 
This past summer, nearly 250,000 kids from across the globe participated in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, reading a total of 204,594,918 million minutes! This was... Read more

First look flyer: Scholastic Reading Club - November 2016

Michael Barrett  November 2nd, 2016 
In case you missed it, The Scholastic Reading Club “Book Boys” hosted our monthly "First Look Flyer” yesterday for our November catalogs. Check out their "top picks"!

"Dream Jumper" and the rise of graphic novels

Morgan Baden  November 2nd, 2016 

Graphic novels are having a moment.

Five easy ways to be a reading role model

Alexandra Wladich  November 2nd, 2016 

November is “National Inspirational Role Models Month.” To celebrate, we wanted to share some ways you can be a reading role model.

At Scholastic,we know that...

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National Novel Writing Month 2016 – Let's Do This

Anushka Mehrotra  November 1st, 2016 

Well friends, it’s that time of year again - the time all struggling writers come together to try and complete a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30. Even though...

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Annual Scholastic Trade Halloween Party

Brooke Shearouse  October 31st, 2016 

Scholastic’s trade division recently celebrated its ninth annual Halloween costume party! Members of the trade division were decked out in children’s book-themed costumes...

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Scholastic reads for Halloween!

Brooke Shearouse  October 31st, 2016 

Today on OOM we’re getting in the Halloween spirit by reading some of our favorite spooky books! From sweet and silly to downright scary, check out the list of Scholastic...

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