Books

100 best books for kids: NYPL vs P&C

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 7th, 2013 

We've got a guest post to share with you! It's from the editors over at Scholastic's Parent & Child Magazine. Enjoy! 

Celebrate World Space Week with MISSION: MARS

Michael Barrett  October 7th, 2013 

As we celebrate World Space Week (October 4th - October 11th), Scholastic announces the launch of its new nonfiction book, MISSION: MARS

Star Wars Reads Day - Episode 2

Michael Strouse  October 4th, 2013 

If you walk into a bookstore tomorrow, you might notice that things are a little, well...alien.

A “My Bookprint” Post: Be true to yourself, with every page turned

Michael Barrett  October 2nd, 2013  Comments • 1

I can’t say books were an escape. Don’t get me wrong. I love a good fairytale, but I saw books and their imaginative worlds and characters as a tool to get through some of...

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OOM celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Emma Brockway  October 2nd, 2013 

Each year, National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15th to October 15th.  During this month, our country honors the generations of Hispanic Americans...

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In Our Feeds: Fall, Light Sabers, Sesame Street

Morgan Baden  September 27th, 2013 

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found funny, provocative or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

It's the...

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A day at the museum!

Michael Strouse  September 27th, 2013 

On Saturday, hundreds of museums around the country will open their doors for free as part of the Smithsonian's Museum Day!

Dear Diary...

Lia Zneimer  September 26th, 2013 

Growing up, I was definitely a diary kind of girl. From the hardcover journals with the little gold  locks to the electronic Dear Diary toy of the mid-90s (#...

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Books you shouldn't 'leaf' unread!

Michael Strouse  September 25th, 2013 

I haven't quite gone sweater shopping yet but Sunday was the first day of Fall!

Fall has so many great holidays...Halloween, Thanksgiving, National Punctuation Day...

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Scholastic donates 1 million books to Reach Out and Read

Michael Barrett  September 25th, 2013  Comments • 1

What if I told you in order to get a full clean bill-of-health from your pediatrician, you should read aloud to your child daily?

Making our mark!

Michael Strouse  September 24th, 2013  Comments • 1

It is National Punctuation Day.

Or should I say: 'It's National Punctuation Day!'?

In Liberia, reading books to promote peace

Morgan Baden  September 24th, 2013 

Books can entertain us, educate us, enlighten us. And sometimes, books can help promote peace.

Banned Books Week 2013

Emma Brockway  September 24th, 2013 

Harry Potter. Captain Underpants. The Hunger Games. Goosebumps. While these books may not share similar...

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The ABC of It: why children's books matter

Suzanne McCabe  September 19th, 2013 

Decades ago, Maurice Sendak felt dismissed by reviewers of "adult" books. They didn't take him seriously. But the brilliant, hilarious, and often cantankerous (apparently...

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Quote: Happy birthday, Hermione!

Morgan Baden  September 19th, 2013 

In the office, we're throwing around our favorite quotes about Hermione Granger. What's yours?

Happy Dream Thieves Day!

Guest Blogger  September 17th, 2013 

Today, #1 New York Times bestselling and award-winning YA powerhouse Maggie Stiefvater gives hungry fans what they’ve been waiting for with book #2 of The Raven...

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The Summer Prince earns a spot on the NBA longlist!

Morgan Baden  September 16th, 2013 

Breaking book news: The 2013 National Book Awards Longlist for Young People’s Literature has been announced, and The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson has been...

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