Something really nice happened.
Much like many New York residents who ride the subway to work (particularly the jam-packed 1 train), I spend...Read more
I’ve long been a proponent of the Picture Book.
They are, for most kids, their first experience with reading. On the lap of a parent, the cover opens to a new world...Read more
November 22nd will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Much has already been written about our 35th president in those 50 years....Read more
Every year we eagerly await the release of the spring online preview, a video that offers a sneak peek of what books will hit the shelves in the year to come. This year,...Read more
First as a student and then as a history major, I spent many years studying the terrors and challenges of wars. While I may never be able to fully wrap my mind around the...Read more
My holiday shopping is done. I've wrapped and labeled most of the gifts already.
This may seem slightly crazy but December is my busiest time at work and shopping...Read more
Forgive my Friday morning pun but I couldn't help myself. Not only do I love the classic book From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler but I love a...Read more
You're going to want to remember the name Vega Jane.
I don't know about you, but I'm counting the days until the next movie in the Hunger Games series, Catching Fire, hits theaters (16 days, to be exact)!
...you'd think it was election season or something ;)
No, but seriously: both Entertainment Weekly and Goodreads are giving readers the chance to vote for...Read more
In honor of Election Day, we've rounded up a few of our favorite election-themed books and teaching resources. Which election book would get your vote?
I can't believe it's already the holiday shopping season.
Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. I take my costumes very seriously and it’s the one day when candy can supplement my every meal. Yesterday Halloween...Read more
USA TODAY has been curating their bestseller list for 20 years now. In looking back at it, they wonder: what does the list say about what we read, and how we read...Read more
I’m Matt, the editor of Goosebumps. You might already know that in the newest Goosebumps books R.L. Stine has been writing about the Most Wanted Goosebumps villains of all...Read more
It happened again this weekend. I was chatting with friends over lunch, when one of them casually mentioned she had just picked up a new book, Tenth of December,...Read more
It's a time-honored tradition, and it's back!
Today OOM welcomes Noël Baca Castex, Janelle DeLuise, Caite Panzer, Hillary Doyle, and Veronica Grijalva (pictured from left to right, photo credit: Christina...Read more
Today OOM welcomes Publicity Manager Sheila Marie Everett to the blog to share some fascinating insight into Year of the Jungle...Read more
Hispanic Heritage Month just ended on October 15, and in celebration, Concetta Gleason (from Scholastic's Spanish and Bilingual Reading Club) is here with a...Read more
Do you know a The Diary of a Wimpy Kid fan who can't wait for Book 8? Read on for some excellent book recommendations from Maggie McGuire at the Scholastic Parents...Read more
Last week, I stood in the birthday party room at The Scholastic Store and realized that a large chunk of my 9-12 section was spread across the countertop and several...Read more
A guest post from Emily Morrow of This is Teen, an initiative that connects teens with their favorite Scholastic authors and books, building a community of readers....
How do you say Ms. Frizzle in Chinese?
“Juan Mao Lau Shi. Juan means frizzy; Mao means hair; and Lau shi is teacher,” says author of the Magic School Bus...Read more