It’s almost Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. Students around the country are anticipating exchanging homemade Valentine’s Day cards and sharing candy hearts with...Read more
Today is Digital Learning Day. If you're in the education sphere, you may already know about this spcial holiday. If not, its purpose can be gleaned from the creator's...Read more
2014 is an Olympic year, and while lots of people are talking about who will win the gold, we're reading about it!
When I was in middle school, I was assigned a project called "My Life as a Sine Curve," which required me and my classmates to chart the highs and lows of our lives on a...Read more
Have you ever had the experience of reading a book once and then, upon second reading, you read it differently? I call them Groundhog Day books, because,...Read more
We can probably each come up with a dozen reasons to read -- right? It's fun, it's free, it's an adventure in my pocket any time I need one. It connects me with history,...Read more
Every Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!...Read more
Although our long list of “to do’s” for this Sunday’s Super Bowl is filled with snacks to buy, guests to invite, and commercials to watch—we also have one task that we...Read more
Hear from the authors of Reading Unbound: Why Kids Need to Read What They Want—and Why We Should Let ThemJanuary 31st, 2014
Turns out, all those Baby-sitters Club books I read had a lasting impact on my reading fluency -- and inspired me to tackle other texts I might have been reluctant to try...Read more
If it's one thing I've learned from working at Scholastic for five plus years, it's don't talk to teachers about summer in the winter. One January afternoon a few years...Read more
I was talking to a friend of mine recently about our reading habits: what novels we're into at the moment, whether we prefer hard copies of books to e-readers, and how...Read more
I know it’s some time until Valentine’s Day, but why not grab a book featuring your favorite dream date to prep for the day infamous for its red hearts, Cupid and secret...Read more
Last week I was listening to the Dear Book Nerd podcast on Book Riot, and at one point, the host says she follows the “50 page rule.” If she’s...Read more
For those of us who read children and young adult literature, today is a little like Christmas and the Oscars all rolled into one. This morning in Philidelphia, The...Read more
As the weekend creeps upon us we can’t help but become excited…for Monday morning!
Although most Mondays call for a double espresso and a bagel, here at Scholastic...Read more
Books have the power to take us to new locations and experience new emotions. Books can make you cry, they can make you mad, and they can make you laugh. A lot.
Did you know its “National Train Your Dog Month”? Besides teaching your pup the usual commands such as “fetch,” “sit” and “stay,” how about, “read a book”?... Read more
About six years ago, a dear friend was visiting from the UK and left me a book she'd finished on her flight over. She was sure I'd love it just as much as she had.
If my life was anything like my Facebook feed this past week, it would be something like this:
He’s BIG, he’s red—and yes, he’s oh so loveable! There are lots of reasons to love Clifford...but most compelling are his stories of adventure and friendship that have...Read more
In my opinion, tomorrow is the best day of the year. January 18th is national “Winnie the Pooh Day” or author A.A. Milne’s birthday.
Winnie-the-Pooh (yes, the...Read more
January is International Creativity Month, and we're highlighting great, crafty, bookish things you can do yourself to put your creativity to good use! Here's ...Read more
If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to read more YA fiction, you’re in luck. (And if this isn’t one of your resolutions, it really should be!) Scholastic has a slew...Read more
We are at the halfway point for Scholastic’s “Get Book Fit” Month. Like any good coach or personal trainer, we want to see how you are doing with this New Year’s...Read more