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Reflecting on Memorial Day

Brooke Shearouse  May 26th, 2017 

Today on OOM we’re taking the time to honor Memorial Day, a day for remembering the 

brave men and women who died while serving in the U.S...

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Summer reading: Books are perfect for all types of weather

Michael Barrett  May 24th, 2017 

No matter the weather, books are the perfect pick during your summer vacation. Here are top book picks, curated for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge.

Too many books, too little shelf space

Emily Morrow  May 19th, 2017 

Our book-loving bloggers share the creative ways they organize their book collections! 

Throwback Thursday: Happy (and some not-so-happy) campers!

Gina Asprocolas  May 18th, 2017 

Welcome to our Throwback Thursday series! After a short hiatus, we are back and just in time for summer... the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, that...

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My New Way of Thinking About What to Read Aloud

Julia Graeper  May 17th, 2017 

Lately I've been compelled to broaden my horizons when it comes to choosing a bedtime story.

May is Latino Books Month!

Loribelle Lapaix  May 17th, 2017 

Latino Books Month celebrates Latino authors and illustrators, books that highlight Latino culture and Latin American identity and promotes literacy amongst Latinos.

The real story about summer reading: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett  May 16th, 2017 

Myth busted! Contrary to popular belief, a majority of kids enjoy summer reading, but they need support from families, educators and the larger community.

Summer Reading Challenge: One week, five million minutes!

Gina Asprocolas  May 15th, 2017 

One week down, 17 go!

That's right, we just finished the first week of Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge and so far (as of 1:27PM ET), kids have logged...

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Celebrating Mother's Day!

Brooke Shearouse  May 12th, 2017 

This Sunday is Mother's Day, and here on OOM we’re taking time to honor and celebrate mothers by reading some great books from Scholastic. Check out the list below and let...

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Literary memories of our moms

Morgan Baden  May 11th, 2017 

Every night my toddler chooses four books to read before bed. We’ve been reading to her since birth per the recommendations, and now, two and a half years into it, it’s...

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Career Corner: A May Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  May 10th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series.

Celebrating May 9 book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  May 9th, 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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ICYMI: First look flyer: Scholastic Reading Club - May 2017

Nicole Ortiz  May 8th, 2017 

The Scholastic Reading Club “Book Boys” hosted our monthly "First Look Flyer” Facebook Live on Friday to help parents and educators find some great reads through the...

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Join the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge (and a giveaway!)

Alexandra Wladich  May 8th, 2017  Comments • 40

Get ready to start reading! The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge is officially open!

Scholastic author Eric Litwin visits Jo Ann Ford Elementary School

Josephine Djonovic  May 5th, 2017 

Eric Litwin, author of the original four Pete the Cat books and the new Groovy Joe musical series books, visited Jo Ann Ford Elementary School in Georgetown, TX to help...

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Missed YALLWEST 2017? Here are some highlights

Guest Blogger  May 5th, 2017 

What happens when you mix 20,000 people and 100 authors (plus a few dozen palm trees) at Santa Monica, California? YALLWEST! The west-coast book festival kicked...

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On the podcast: Emma Donoghue and The Lotterys Plus One

Emily Morrow  May 4th, 2017 

This week on the podcast, we sat down with Emma Donoghue, the acclaimed author of Room, to talk about her newest book for kids, The Lotterys Plus One....

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Celebrate Star Wars Day: May the Fourth Be With You!

Brooke Shearouse  May 4th, 2017 

We here at OOM love a good pun. We are also huge fans of Star Wars. You can imagine how excited we are to be celebrating Star Wars Day...

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The Kids & Family Reading Report™, Canadian Edition

Alexandra Wladich  May 2nd, 2017 

Today, Scholastic released results from the first-ever Kids & Family Reading Report™, Canadian Edition, a national survey of children ages 6–17 and...

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Reader Leader: Your weekend reading

Julia Graeper  April 28th, 2017 

Here's what you need to bookmark for your weekend reading from my favorite blog, Reader Leader.

Announcing the Dav Pilkey Summer Reading Educator Contest winners!

Michael Barrett  April 27th, 2017 

Tell us about your school and the need for news books to help your students keep reading over the summer. This is the question we posed to...

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Winging it: Reading Aloud with an (Older) Little Kid

Julia Graeper  April 26th, 2017 

A little flexibility is really valuable when reading aloud now.

National Volunteer Week: Scholastic Reads

Loribelle Lapaix  April 25th, 2017 

In honor of National Volunteer Week (April 23 – 29), I will be sharing my experience as a Scholastic Reads volunteer. Scholastic Reads is the company’s...

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Celebrating April 25 book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  April 25th, 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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Meet the Book Boys... on YouTube!

Emily Morrow  April 24th, 2017 

The Book Boys are now on YouTube!

In case you're not familiar, the Book Boys are Scholastic Reading Club employees whose mission is to get kids and classrooms...

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