September 15 through October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month, so I thought it would be fun to look back at some of the early books from some of our...Read more
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off yesterday at Hofstra University during the first of three presidential debates. Journalists, students and voters flocked to...Read more
The Princess and the Pony author Kate Beaton is currently on the road meeting children in schools & bookstores to promote her new picture book with...Read more
As an adult, all my reading for pleasure is entirely self-directed. I choose whatever I want! I mostly find books through recommendations from friends, or lists I keep of...Read more
The deadline for aspiring young journalists between the ages of 10 and 14 to apply to join the 2016–2017 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps is September 23, 2016!
Around 250,000 children from across all 50 states and 25 countries read 204,594,918 minutes in the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! We are so...Read more
Have I mentioned that I am a quilter? If not, now you know, and you can understand why I am excited to talk about National Sewing Month. It is also Shameless Promotion...Read more
Back in October 2015, Scholastic announced that America’s longest-running and largest magazine for educators, Instructor Magazine®, was being...Read more
The library means many things to different people—it can serve as a home away from home, literary oasis, hands-on design lab, and so much more.
Hey, creative teens! In case you missed it, The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers announced yesterday that The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is now accepting...Read more
Today is International Literacy Day (September 8) and we want to help children everywhere become lifelong readers.
Did you know that on average ...Read more
Allison Gillingham from our Scholastic Teachers team joins us today on the blog to talk about our best classroom library ever campaign.
Did you know that The Magic School Bus is 30 years old? The first book, The Magic School Bus at the Waterworks, was published in the summer of 1986. It...Read more
Last week we were all sharing a New York Times article around the office about teacher Kyle Schwartz’s experiment in her third grade classroom, where she asked...Read more
Today we welcome Lester Laminack, award-winning children’s author, acclaimed educator, and the creator of The Best Friend Fiction Collection and the...Read more
A few weeks ago I was looking at the books on the free cart in the Scholastic Library when I noticed the title The Chocolate Touch. I grabbed it off the cart and...Read more
Clifford is always on our minds at Scholastic. He is our company mascot, and he can be seen everywhere, from a sticker on the front door, to plush on employees’ desks, to...Read more
Zinia Rahman is a freelancer in the Scholastic Library & Archives this summer and a wanderer in New York. She received her MLS from Pratt Institute and her B.A. in...Read more
Morton Schindel, founder of Weston Woods Studios, the leading provider of audiovisual materials adapted from award-winning children’s books, died peacefully Saturday,...Read more
Finally! The one time every four years that EVERYONE cares about track and field. I love swimming and gymnastics too, don’t get me wrong, but TRACK is the...Read more
Kid Reporters in the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps, the country’s oldest and largest student reporting program, have had a busy summer! From the campaign trail to Harry...Read more
Lauren Tarshis, author of the I Survived series, recently joined us on the podcast to talk about why her stories of survival resonate so deeply with young...Read more
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"...Read more
Have you ever wondered how we archive all of the outstanding works of art submitted for the annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards?
Well, here's your backstage...Read more