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Live From Our Library: books that celebrate diversity

Gina Asprocolas  January 30th, 2017 

In the third installment of Scholastic Parents' Facebook Live video series, Live From Our Library, Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-...

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Bird and Squirrel take over Twitter!

Gina Asprocolas  January 30th, 2017 

The fourth book in the Bird & Squirrel graphic novel series by James Burks – Bird & Squirrel On Fire – hits shelves this Tuesday, January...

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ALA midwinter 2017: we came, we saw, we exchanged business cards

Deimosa Webber-Bey  January 27th, 2017 

It was an inspirational weekend in Atlanta for me and several thousand librarians, revealing the Youth Media Award winners and talking about the trends for 2017 at the...

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Reflecting on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Brooke Shearouse  January 27th, 2017 

Today on OOM we’re taking time to reflect on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Designated by the United Nations General Assembly, this annual day honors the victims...

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Guest post: Over 30 Booklists for Multicultural Children's Book Day

Michael Barrett  January 27th, 2017 
Disclosure: Scholastic is an official sponsor of Multicultural Children's Book Day.

Throwback Thursday: Four Winds Press

Gina Asprocolas  January 26th, 2017 
A look back at some titles from one of the first Scholastic imprints, Four Winds Press.

Guest post: Celebrate Multicultural Children's Book Day

Michael Barrett  January 25th, 2017 
Disclosure: Scholastic is an official sponsor of Multicultural Children's Book Day.

A NewsPrints takeover on Twitter

Emily Morrow  January 23rd, 2017 
@GraphixBooks hosted a Twitter takeover this weekend to share an excerpt of the new graphic novel NewsPrints!

Looking back at books honored by the American Library Association

Brooke Shearouse  January 20th, 2017 

It's a big weekend in the children's literature world...the American Library Association's (ALA) midwinter meeting! Each year the ALA honors authors and illustrators for...

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Scholastic 2017 reading bingo

Deimosa Webber-Bey  January 19th, 2017 

Setting reading goals for yourself and the children in your world is a fun way to open a world of possible each year, and in 2016 we shared our first reading challenge for...

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Parenting victory: when my daughter loves the same picture books that I did

Julia Graeper  January 18th, 2017 
One of the small pleasures of parenting is finding that my daughter loves some of the same picture books that I did as a child.

Reading YA in College

Anushka Mehrotra  January 18th, 2017 

The thing about being an English major is that, in college, while you get to read a lot of the classics and Pulitzer prize winners, there’s a high chance you haven’t...

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Join in Teach Graphix Week!

Emily Morrow  January 17th, 2017 
Next week is #TeachGRAPHIXWeek, a week-long celebration of graphic novels that will include a live broadcast, Skype calls with Graphix authors and illustrators, free teaching... Read more

Moving Day: What about books?

Michael Barrett  January 13th, 2017 

"Once upon a time...”

This is how many of the first stories my mother read aloud to me as a child began. The plot most likely played out as follows: protagonist...

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Books for Friday the 13th

Josephine Djonovic  January 13th, 2017 

TGIF! Oh wait. It’s Friday the 13th!

6 new book trailers you won't want to miss

Emily Morrow  January 13th, 2017 

I am totally the kind of person who thinks the trailers are the best part of going to the movies. So it's probably no surprise that I'm also into book trailers! Here are...

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Career Corner: A January Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  January 12th, 2017 

Happy New Year! Scholastic has some new job postings, which we've highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one!

7 ways to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in your classroom

Emily Morrow  January 11th, 2017 

This year, we're celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 16. We've rounded up some of our teaching resources to help you start conversations in the...

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A winter wonderland of books!

Brooke Shearouse  January 10th, 2017 

Now that the light breezes of fall have turned into bitter cold winds of winter, there’s nothing we want to do more than stay at home and curl up with a good book. To feel...

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First look flyer: Scholastic Reading Club - January 2017

Nicole Ortiz  January 6th, 2017 
The Scholastic Reading Club “Book Boys” hosted our monthly "First Look Flyer” Facebook Live today to help parents and educators find some great reads through the Scholastic... Read more

Reading resolutions 2017

Gina Asprocolas  January 5th, 2017 

New year, new resolutions, new you!

Here on OOM we like to share with you our reading resolutions for the year. Some of us (like me!) aim to read...

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On the podcast: Dav Pilkey on using humor to get kids reading

Emily Morrow  January 4th, 2017 

Dav Pilkey is the award-winning author of the Captain Underpants series. This week, he joined us in the studio to introduce his newest laugh-out-loud...

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Great reads for Star Wars fans

Brooke Shearouse  January 4th, 2017 

We at Scholastic can’t stop talking about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the first film in the Star Wars Anthology series. To tide us over while we wait for the...

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We're celebrating new releases from Scholastic, out today!

Brooke Shearouse  January 3rd, 2017 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating some book birthdays for new releases from Scholastic, out today! Check out the list below of great reads for all ages, and let us know what...

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End of the year reading bingo recap

Deimosa Webber-Bey  December 29th, 2016 

In 2016 I didn’t read a book written by a teenager, a book set in South America (well, I counted it in my Eisner square), a book with a dog on the cover, a book written by...

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