It was a big year for a little wizard! Here, we take a look back at our favorite Harry Potter moments of the year.
1. A new look for a classic series...
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!
Superstition says Friday the 13th is an unlucky day filled with fear. What better day to read some scary books?
Having reading role-model parents or a large book collection at home has more of an impact on kids’ reading frequency than does household income (Kids...Read more
"What is your Bookprint?" At the Scholastic offices, this is the most common get-to-know-you question. No new team member can avoid it and one of the things I love...Read more
I loved reading this genius roundup on BuzzFeed Books: 14 Places to Talk to a Stranger About Books. On the list: the bus stop, the DMV, a bookstore, an elevator, the...Read more
I am Nobody! Who are you?
Are you – Nobody – too?
183 years later, I think most people would agree that Emily Dickinson was more than “...Read more
This year, we were thrilled to see so many of our titles receive glowing reviews. Check out this compilation! Which ones have you read?
Scholastic Reading Club and Book Fairs just released its “Give the Gift of Reading” 2013 holiday guide.
One of my favorite...Read more
Tomorrow is the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Scholastic has some helpful resources for students and teachers, and several reading recommendations, too.
In the Wall Street Journal today, we can't get enough of Robert Pondiscio's "'The Hunger Games' is a Civics Lesson," which highlights the ways the groundbreaking...Read more
Raise your hand if you are a book snob.
Keep your hand up if you only want people to think you're a book snob.... Read more
A thousand schools. Five thousand students. One nation, reading together.
If you're a Maggie Steifvater fan, a Spirit Animals fan, or just a book lover in general, you're going to love this one. We've got a special video of Steifvater reading...Read more
Ahh, it’s that time of year again. We’re sipping hot chocolate, putting on our sweaters, and feeling more than a little nostalgic here at Scholastic Book Fairs. Maybe that...Read more
School Library Journal thinks so!
Readers know that books have the power to save, heal, inspire. This Thanksgiving, we're thankful for books.
Today OOM welcomes John Mason, Director of Education and Library Marketing for the Scholastic Trade publishing division. John is a wonderful storyteller and we’ve...Read more
I just returned from the annual convention of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) in Boston.
Talk about a highbrow group. Let me add that anyone able...Read more
Last week, inspired by Grub Street's "Grub Street Diet" series (which features a name of note answering the question, "What did you eat this week?") we took to the...Read more
Judy Newman, President of Scholastic Reading Club, shares the following about the passing of children's book author Barbara Park. Park passed...Read more
Growing up, my family used to read a Hanukkah book together every night before lighting the menorah. My favorites? Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins and Papa's...Read more
Two of the world's most beloved children's book writers and illustrators are coming together for a "story smashup!"