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Celebrating April Fools’ Day

Gina Asprocolas  April 1st, 2015 

Navigating April Fools’ Day can be tricky! As someone who has fallen for fake online announcements and pranks before, I’m here to share with you some...

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The National Student Poets are leading the way for young writers during National Poetry Month

Brittany Sullivan  April 1st, 2015 

Today marks the beginning of April—also known as National Poetry Month! Created by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, this annual month-long celebration brings...

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Yaya Yuan: I Am a Reader

Megan Kaesshaefer  March 31st, 2015 

Yaya Yuan is Advocacy and U.S.

April 6: teacher registration for the Summer Reading Challenge begins!

Megan Kaesshaefer  March 30th, 2015 

Here in New York City, people are still wearing hats and gloves outside. Hats. And. Gloves. Given the long and unforgiving winter we've had, you can imagine how...

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In Our Feeds: Lessons from books, Harry Potter remixes, and book covers

Nadia Almahdi  March 27th, 2015 

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found funny, provocative or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

Save School Libraries: Q & A with Matthew Winner

Michael Barrett  March 26th, 2015 

Earlier this week, we announced that James Patterson will increase his contribution of $1.25 million to save school libraries to now

Scholastic reports fiscal 2015 third quarter results

Scholastic  March 26th, 2015 

Today we reported financial results for the Company’s fiscal 2015 third quarter ended February 28, 2015.

500,000 books distributed to children across the country

Alexandra Wladich  March 25th, 2015 

At Scholastic, we believe that literacy – the ability to read, write and understand – is the birthright of every child and that the right book at the right time...

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Word Nerd Wednesday: Jokes that grammar geeks will love

Lia Zneimer  March 25th, 2015 

With April Fools' Day just around the corner, what better time to round up some of the best #wordnerd jokes? (One of my personal favorites: “That’s what.” —She.) ...

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Chris Loker: Picture Books Across the Ages

Megan Kaesshaefer  March 24th, 2015 

Chris Loker is the proprietor of Children’s Book Gallery, an antiquarian children’s bookshop in San Francisco, specializing in children’s books and original...

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New York City teens featured at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Brittany Sullivan  March 24th, 2015 

Do you live in the New York City area?

Do you have plans to visit the Big Apple before May 17?

If you answered yes to either of these questions, then be sure...

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Getting crafty with Klutz

Guest Blogger  March 24th, 2015 

March is National Craft Month. What better way to celebrate than by talking to our friends at Klutz, the makers of all things crafty? Today, we’re welcoming Emily...

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Save school libraries: James Patterson raises donation to $1.5 million

Michael Barrett  March 23rd, 2015 

If you have been reading "On Our Minds" the past few weeks, you know that school libraries need critical help. Today, author James Patterson has stepped up to the plate (...

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In Our Feeds: 8 diverse fairy tales, quotes from Irish writers, and cats as Harry Potter characters

Lia Zneimer  March 20th, 2015 

The good news about more snow on the east coast? An excuse to stay indoors and curl up with a great read this weekend! Below are the links that made the rounds in...

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