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Our summer book stacks

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 26th, 2016 

It's that time of year again! We take summer reading very seriously around these parts, so it's no surprise our team has already planned what books we're reading...

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Ten Tips for fostering avid readers, from Phyllis C. Hunter

Julia Graeper  May 23rd, 2016 

Last week, Scholastic Education introduced Ten Tips, a new video series that will offer practical, easy-to-use strategies for helping kids learn...

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30 million minutes and counting

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 23rd, 2016 

The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge launched with a bang on May 9th, and after just three short weeks, kids have already clocked nearly 30...

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Flexing our reading muscles

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 20th, 2016 

As part of our "Show us your reading muscles" sweepstakes, we asked parents, teachers, and kids to grab a book, strike a pose, and share their pictures with us using...

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Announcing the 2016–17 National Advisory Council!

Brittany Sullivan  May 20th, 2016 

Yesterday was a big day here at Scholastic! We announced the 2016–17 National Advisory Council (NAC)—a select group of leading experts in pre-K–12...

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Summer Reading Road Trip: Dispatch from CO, IL, and UT!

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 19th, 2016 

Our Summer Reading Road Trip RV's have been on a two-and-a-half week journey accross the country, making stops at elementary schools and bookstores along the way. In the...

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Last Call: Apply now for the 2016 School Librarian of the Year Award!

Brittany Sullivan  May 18th, 2016 

Time is quickly running out—Friday, May 20 is the last day to nominate yourself or someone else for the 2016 School Library Journal School Librarian of...

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What did Dewey do?

Deimosa Webber-Bey  May 13th, 2016 

During a recent Scholastic Reads podcast, “Librarians: Making Hearts Large Through Story”, I talked about the logic (as I understand it!) behind the Dewey Decimal System...

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A delightfully, frightfully fun visit from author Dan Poblocki

Guest Blogger  May 12th, 2016 

For the second time, Excelsior Springs Middle School in Excelsior Springs, Missouri won first place honors in Scholastic’s National Middle School Student...

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Early Learning: Show me a story

Suzanne McCabe  May 11th, 2016 

“There is always a shimmer of pure joy in a fine picture book,” writes San Francisco bookseller Chris Loker in Open a World of Possible (Scholastic)The...

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The National Student Poets share their passion for poetry

Guest Blogger  May 11th, 2016 

The month of April marked the 20th anniversary of National Poetry Month and the continuation of a year of service from the 2015 class of National Student Poets.

Scholastic and RIF from the start

Guest Blogger  May 11th, 2016 

This is a guest blog provided by Dick Robinson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Scholastic.

Show us your reading muscles!

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 9th, 2016 

Exciting news: today we launched our "Show us your reading muscles" sweepstakes! We want to see the books you (and/or your kids and students) are reading...

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The 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge has begun!

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 9th, 2016 

Today's the day! The 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge officially begins!

Career Corner: A May roundup of Scholastic jobs

Julia Graeper  May 6th, 2016 

Are you interested in books, literacy, or education? Take a look at a selection of our new job postings below, which we've highlighted as part of our "Career Corner"...

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New podcast episode! Librarians: Making Hearts Large Through Story

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 5th, 2016 

April was School Libraries Month! To celebrate, we brought the three coolest librarians we know together for a podcast episode. John Schumacher (a.k.a. "Mr.

Summer Reading Road Trip: Dispatch from NY & NJ

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 5th, 2016 

We kicked off the Summer Reading Road Trip this week with several school events across New York and New Jersey! (In case you missed it, from now through...

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Selecting the theme of a Scholastic Book Fair

Alexandra Wladich  May 5th, 2016 

Have you ever wondered who selects the fun themes for the Scholastic Book Fair? I caught up with Bobby Pacheco and Frank Loose on the Scholastic Book Fairs team to find...

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Scholastic donates books to promote literacy for homeless New York City families

Brittany Sullivan  May 3rd, 2016 

“At Scholastic, we have seen first-hand that a book can be life-changing in the hands of a child. The right book at the right time can light an emotional spark within...

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We're hitting the road for summer reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 2nd, 2016 

Big news: we're taking our annual Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge program on the open road with the first-ever Summer Reading Road Trip

These teachers are our reading superheroes

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 28th, 2016 

Last week, we annouced the winners of the Dav Pilkey "Be a Reading Superhero" Contest! 50 winning educators from across the country (one from a school in...

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them screenplay: Published this November!

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 26th, 2016 

Attention, Harry Potter fans! On November 19, 2016, Scholastic will publish the screenplay of the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in the...

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Cecil’s Pride: The Life of a Lion King

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 22nd, 2016 

In the spirit of Earth Day, we're excited to share Cecil’s Pride: The True Story of a Lion King, a stunning new picture...

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The book aunt

Deimosa Webber-Bey  April 20th, 2016  Comments • 4

You know what you’re getting for Chrismakwanzakkuh. You know what your present is for your birthday. You know what I will gift you on your graduation day. All I...

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No filter needed! Follow the @ScholasticBookFair Instagram account

Alexandra Wladich  April 20th, 2016 

As a student, there was nothing more exciting than the Scholastic Book Fair. On the morning of the fair my mom would send me to school with money to purchase the books of...

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