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!"
Every Thanksgiving after the effects of turkey’s tryptophan kick in, I hunker down in my living room with a stack of books, emerging from my armchair only to make a late-...Read more
David Allender from Scholastic Reading Club shares the following about the passing of children's book author Charlotte Zolotow. Zolotow was...Read more
“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” opens this week! Rejoice!
You read the book.
You already purchased your movie ticket.
You even watched the...Read more
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.