The 10 best moments from Scholastic Reads' first year

Emily Morrow  December 13th, 2016 

Happy birthday, Scholastic Reads! This week, our podcast turns one year old! 

We've spent the last year talking with authors, editors, educators, and librarians...

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When a teacher moves to another grade, what happens to the books?

Julia Graeper  December 13th, 2016 
Katherine also dives into some more thorny issues (the elephants in the room), around teaching and building classroom libraries.

"The Case for Loving": An Author Chat

Michael Barrett  December 12th, 2016 
Teaching tolerance through picture books - a discussion with Selina Alko and Sean Quells.

Scholastic Gift Guide

Brooke Shearouse  December 12th, 2016 

At a loss for what to get your friends and family this holiday season? Let us help! Check out the list of great books from Scholastic for every kind of reader on your list...

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The 10 best Harry Potter moments of 2016

Morgan Baden  December 12th, 2016 

What a year it's been for Harry Potter fans! As 2016 wraps up, let’s take a look back at 10 amazing moments Harry fans got to experience this year. What was your favorite...

First look flyer: Scholastic Reading Club - December 2016

Nicole Ortiz  December 9th, 2016 
The Scholastic Reading Club “Book Boys” hosted our monthly "First Look Flyer” Facebook Live yesterday to help parents and educators find some great reads through the... Read more

Career Corner: A December Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  December 8th, 2016 
It's the end of the year, and Scholastic has some new job postings!

Mary McScary, coming Fall 2017

Morgan Baden  December 8th, 2016 

Have you heard the exciting news? Scholastic has acquired world rights to a picture book written by R.L.

A bookish December

Morgan Baden  December 7th, 2016 

Much like there are certain books I like to read only during the sticky summer months, there are books that scream "December" to me. You know the ones—where snow-topped...

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Watch paper engineer Matthew Reinhart demonstrate LEGO Pop-Up live

Emily Morrow  December 6th, 2016 

Matthew Reinhart, the creator, illustrator, and paper engineer behind LEGO Pop-Up, stopped by our offices for a live demonstration of how he creates his pop-up art! Watch...

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On the podcast: Pam Muñoz Ryan talks how she keeps readers turning the page

Emily Morrow  December 5th, 2016 

Pam Muñoz Ryan is the celebrated author of more than 30 books for young readers, including 

These Instagram posts from book-loving moms are amazing (plus a giveaway!)

Emily Morrow  December 2nd, 2016  Comments • 9

There's nothing we love more than story time with a good picture book, so when we sent some of our favorite new read-alouds and a fun-filled storytime kit to a bunch of...

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Celebrate the 12 days of YA!

Guest Blogger  December 1st, 2016 

Hello, December!

I know it’s been a while (might I add, you’re looking great) but I am so, so, glad we’re meeting again. It’s officially time for gingerbread-spiced...

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Throwback Thursday: Winter and snow

Gina Asprocolas  December 1st, 2016 

It's December! When I think of December, I think of the holidays and snowy winter scenes... even though it usually starts to snow here at Scholastic HQ in New York City in...

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NaNoWriMo2016 – How Did You Do?

Anushka Mehrotra  November 30th, 2016 
November is over (I’m still in denial about that), which means that NaNoWriMo is over as well.

33,000 students to receive 10 free books thanks to My Very Own Library and Scholastic Book Fairs

Alexandra Wladich  November 30th, 2016 

At Scholastic, we know how important it is for students to have access to books they want to read.

Celebrating new releases from Scholastic, out now!

Brooke Shearouse  November 29th, 2016 

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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Surround children with books, says Kwame Alexander

Guest Blogger  November 28th, 2016 

We recently had a conversation with Kwame Alexander—poet, educator, and New York Times bestselling author—on his new project, Page-to-Stage Writing Workshop,...

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You’ll want to spring for these Graphic Novels (Plus, a giveaway!)

Guest Blogger  November 28th, 2016  Comments • 38

The time has come to introduce you to the final installment of Scholastic’s Spring 2017 Online Preview.

Looking for new Young Adult reads? These titles spring to mind! (plus a special giveaway!)

Guest Blogger  November 21st, 2016  Comments • 102

Are you ready for more of Scholastic’s Spring 2017 Online Preview?

Holiday gift guide: Build a children’s book library in every room

Michael Barrett  November 21st, 2016 
Sneak Peek of the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition reveals key data about the number of books in U.S. homes.

It's here! Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Morgan Baden  November 18th, 2016 

Today's the day! Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, both the new film from Warner Bros. and the original screenplay by J.K. Rowling, are available now. Get your copy...

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James Patterson's commitment to saving school libraries

Emily Morrow  November 17th, 2016 

Earlier this year, James Patterson announced a personal pledge of $1.75 million to save school libraries in the second installment of his School Library...

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25 Days of KLUTZ: Giveaways, handmade gifts, and more

Guest Blogger  November 15th, 2016 

It’s hard to believe, but the holiday season is right around the corner! Kids everywhere are trying to be on their best behavior and making long lists of all the things...

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NaNoWriMo2016 – How’s It Going?

Anushka Mehrotra  November 15th, 2016 
NaNoWriMo is officially halfway done (omg), so I thought I’d write a mid-month post to check in and see how everyone’s been doing so far.