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In Our Feeds: Harry Potter tattoos, Van Gogh's bedroom, and Misty Copeland re-creates Degas

Gina Asprocolas  February 12th, 2016 

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!

New podcast episode: the power of picture books

Megan Kaesshaefer  February 12th, 2016 

“Picture books are healing in a way, and they help kids deal with the world. And they’re funny and they’re entertaining and they’re all the things that good art...

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Scholastic News Kid Reporters hit the polls in New Hampshire and make their CBS debut

Kristen Joerger  February 11th, 2016 

Tuesday, February 9th marked the date of the New Hampshire primary -- the first primary in the nation! Our intrepid team of Scholastic News Kid Reporters...

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Read, make, play, and learn this Valentine's Day

Morgan Baden  February 11th, 2016 

What's not to love about a day that celebrates love? <3 <3 <3

With Valentine's Day approaching this weekend, here's a round-up of some of our favorite...

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Free resources and a Twitter chat for World Read Aloud Day!

Alexandra Wladich  February 10th, 2016 

Research from the Kids & Family Reading Report has shown that 83% of children (ages 6-17) enjoy reading aloud at home as a fun, special activity to do...

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Career Corner: A February roundup of Scholastic jobs

Julia Graeper  February 9th, 2016 

Let's be honest: February can be a little bleak. Maybe a professional change would help! If you’re interested in books, literacy and education, you might be a great fit...

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Love at first read: The One

Julia Graeper  February 8th, 2016 

I consider myself a lifelong reader. I turn to books in good times, and bad; when I am energized, when I am tired; when I want to learn, escape, or bond with other readers...

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In Our Feeds: Breaking the rules, independent reading & the wizarding world

Brittany Sullivan  February 5th, 2016 

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!

In Our Feeds: Pottermore sorting, fiction lovers' struggles & literary Myers-Briggs

Kristen Joerger  January 29th, 2016 

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!

In exciting...

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Scholastic 2016 reading bingo

Deimosa Webber-Bey  January 28th, 2016 

Setting reading goals for yourself and the children in your world is a fun way to open a world of possible each year. The reading challenge that I tried in 2015 pushed me...

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New podcast episode: book trends for 2016

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 28th, 2016 

A new year means a new crop of books for us here at Scholastic. We recently sat down with two of our editors, Preeti Chhibber and David Allender, to record a podcast...

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Video spotlight: Whatever After, Oodlethunks, and Tui T. Sutherland's secrets!

Morgan Baden  January 27th, 2016 

Just in time for your lunch break, check out some of the latest videos to hit the Scholastic YouTube Channel: a series of sleepover challenges inspired by the Whatever...

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Using silly voices during read-aloud time

Julia Graeper  January 27th, 2016 

There are a lot of different reasons why parents love reading aloud with their kids.

Start planning for World Read Aloud Day

Alexandra Wladich  January 27th, 2016 

Mark your calendars! February 24 is World Read Aloud Day.

Harry Potter Magical Creatures Coloring Book

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 26th, 2016 

The Harry Potter Magical Creatures Coloring Book has arrived! Relive the magic and get your color on here.

Statement on Claim of Self-Censorship by Advocacy Groups

Scholastic  January 25th, 2016 

The decision to withdraw “A Birthday Cake for George Washington” was because it did not meet Scholastic standards for presenting information to children....

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In Our Feeds: Winnie-The-Pooh, Nancy Drew, the smell of books & more

Brittany Sullivan  January 22nd, 2016 

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!

ALA Midwinter – to conference or to unconference?

Deimosa Webber-Bey  January 20th, 2016 

Quality time is how I would describe the days that I spent the ALA Midwinter meeting earlier this month. Days that I walked around the convention center with a badge that...

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The books we read before we were ready for them

Gina Asprocolas  January 19th, 2016 

As a voracious reader, I was gifted books often. As we know from the recent Kids and Family Reading Report, 91% of kids age 6-17 say “my favorite books are the ones that I...

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Response on A Birthday Cake for George Washington

Scholastic  January 15th, 2016 

Over the past few days, A Birthday Cake for George Washington, the new picture book by Ramin Ganeshram and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton, has...

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In Our Feeds: David Bowie book list, meme librarian and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark news

Julia Graeper  January 15th, 2016 

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!

It's Poetry at Work Day

Michael Barrett  January 12th, 2016 

Did you know today is National Poetry at Work Day? This special day encourages you to unleash your inner Bard and get those creative juices flowing. Take...

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Award News at ALA Midwinter

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 11th, 2016 

Forget the Golden Globes, the following awards have just been announced at ALA Midwinter! A huge congratulations to all of our winners:

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In Our Feeds: a new Star Wars character, Don Quixote, Emma Watson and more!

Alexandra Wladich  January 8th, 2016 

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!

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Career Corner: A January roundup of Scholastic jobs

Julia Graeper  January 7th, 2016 

It's a new year! If your 2016 goals include exploring new professional opportunities, you've come to the right place. If you’re interested in books, literacy and education...

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