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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards at The Met

Michael Barrett  March 28th, 2017 

Are you in the New York City-area now through May 29th? Be sure to add a vist to the Metropolitan Museum of Art on your "must visit" list.

Live from our library: books that celebrate Women's History Month

Deimosa Webber-Bey  March 24th, 2017 

Today, on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, I shared some recommendations for books that celebrate Women's History Month and feature main characters that are ...

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Throwback Thursday: Female winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Gina Asprocolas  March 23rd, 2017 

This week's Throwback Thursday could almost double as a "before they were famous!"

As you might have seen earlier on the blog, the ...

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Watch the first trailer for Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Emily Morrow  March 22nd, 2017 

Tra-la-laaaaa! The first trailer for Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie is here! It's slated to hit theaters June 2, so be sure to catch up on the best-selling...

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Nominate the 2017 School Librarian of the Year!

Brittany Sullivan  March 21st, 2017 

Do you know a teacher librarian who constantly goes above and beyond—someone who fearlessly tackles new technology to inspire colleagues, students, and the community?...

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Statement from Scholastic on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Scholastic  March 19th, 2017 

In the first printing of the newly updated Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, released by Scholastic, three sentences from the original section...

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Education stories we love

Julia Graeper  March 17th, 2017 

Here are a few of my favorite edu@scholastic education stories from the last few weeks

"Girls" books for boys

Deimosa Webber-Bey  March 16th, 2017 

Sometimes you recommend a book to a boy, that features a girl, and they don’t want to read it. But I have found that there are “girls” books that appeal to everyone, and I...

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Attention educators! Enter the Dav Pilkey Summer Reading Educator Contest for a chance to win 500 books

Alexandra Wladich  March 15th, 2017 

Calling all educators! Want to win free books for your school? Starting today, educators are invited to enter the Dav Pilkey Summer Reading...

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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: 2017 national recipients announced!

Josephine Djonovic  March 14th, 2017 

Today we announced the country’s most creative teens!

Five tips to help kids get ready for the test

Guest Blogger  March 10th, 2017 

Here are five simple ways you can learn more about the state test and help your child feel confident and ready.

Throwback Thursday: Ezra Jack Keats

Gina Asprocolas  March 9th, 2017 

For these Throwback Thursday posts, sometimes the inspiration is obvious. (Holiday books in December, scary books around Halloween.) But for others, sometimes the...

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Career Corner: A March Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  March 8th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one! As always, you can also...

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Let’s talk about fake news

Brittany Sullivan  March 8th, 2017 

It’s no secret that the topic of fake news is widely prevalent in our culture today, but while adults grapple with how to discern the credible from the false stories,...

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Scholastic Reading Club: Captain Underpants Movie Contest

Michael Barrett  March 6th, 2017 

We cannot wait for the film, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, to arrive in cinemas this year. For nearly 20 years, we have...

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Look to literary role models: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett  March 2nd, 2017 

This month, we are highlighting research from the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report that  shows kids look for "smart, brave or strong" characters when...

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This NBA Referee is a rock star reading role model!

Brittany Sullivan  March 2nd, 2017 

We all have role models in our lives, whether they’re parents, teachers, or other members of the community—people who inspire us and have a lasting impact on our habits,...

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Live from our library: books that celebrate Black History Month

Deimosa Webber-Bey  March 1st, 2017 

On Monday we presented our fourth installment of “Live From Our Library” on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, a series where I share book recommendations for all ages...

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My Year with Scholastic

Anushka Mehrotra  February 28th, 2017 

Today is my last day at Scholastic. It’s been an incredible year for me, and I’m so grateful for all the amazing opportunities I’ve had here, and all the wonderful people...

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This is how you build a love of reading

Julia Graeper  February 24th, 2017 

You won't be surprised to learn that when I look back at my favorite elementary school reading memories, the best ones were times when I felt relaxed, happy, and fully...

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#ICYMI: Klutz at American International Toy Fair

Michael Barrett  February 24th, 2017 

Klutz was over-the-moon excited to celebrate its 40th anniversary at this year’s American International Toy Fair, which took place on February 18 - 21...

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Nick Cannon: sharing the power of words on World Read Aloud Day

Guest Blogger  February 16th, 2017 

Nick Cannon, actor, comedian, rapper, and author of Neon Aliens Ate My Homework, joins On Our Minds today, World Read Aloud Day.

Career Corner: A February Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  February 13th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one!

Celebrate World Read Aloud Day on February 16, with these free resources

Alexandra Wladich  February 9th, 2017 

Recent data from the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition, revealed that kids ages 6–11 and their parents agree that they enjoy read...

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Deadline alert! Short story contest with Scope magazine and Lisa Yee

Julia Graeper  February 8th, 2017 

Lisa Yee has written three first lines to stories that don’t exist. Students pick their favorite line and use it to write a short story of their own. 

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