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#SummerReading: June's top parenting blogger picks

Michael Barrett  June 30th, 2015 

It's shocking to think the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge will hit its halfway point tomorrow. Never fear kids (and parents), summer is far from over...

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First round of "Patterson Pledge" grants awarded today

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 30th, 2015 

Three months ago, we announced a new partnership with James Patterson that aimed to give $1.5 million to school libraries in need across the country.

In Our Feeds: Chipotle, a treehouse, Seinfeld and more!

Alexandra Wladich  June 26th, 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!

From the...

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On this "Take Your Dog to Work" Day, Clifford takes a trip – and gets a job

Guest Blogger  June 26th, 2015 

Last summer, Clifford took a short trip out west to see the Grand Canyon, the Hoover Dam, and more.  With his taste for adventure whetted, he decided to make this summer...

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Franki Sibberson: Knowing Yourself as a Reader

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 25th, 2015 

Franki Sibberson, K–5 school librarian, now teaches third grade. She is the author of Beyond Leveled Books, Still Learning to Read, Day-to-Day...

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World Cup fans, here's a booklist for you!

Guest Blogger  June 25th, 2015 

Those of you following the FIFA Women’s World Cup (as a women’s college soccer player, I know that I am!) will know that this week is a BIG week for the USA Women’s team!...

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Literary tweets we loved, part 2

Morgan Baden  June 23rd, 2015 

Authors had some funny, charming, and cool things to say on Twitter over the past couple of weeks. Here are some of my favorites!


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Introducing #MondayMinutesGoal

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 22nd, 2015 

Parents and teachers, in an effort to log as many minutes as possible through the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge AND to break the world record for summer reading, we’...

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117 million minutes and counting

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 19th, 2015 

It's hard to believe we're already seven weeks into the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! Here's a quick update on the program and some highlights from the past...

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In Our Feeds: the Dad edition

Morgan Baden  June 19th, 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!

An update from the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps!

Kristen Joerger  June 17th, 2015 

The school year may be coming to a close, but the Scholastic News Kid Reporters are still getting the scoop on all kinds of great stories! Here's a look at what they have...

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Juan Felipe Herrera: ABC

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 16th, 2015 

Juan Felipe Herrera is an author of 29 books that include poetry, fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, and young adult novels.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are making headlines!

Brittany Sullivan  June 16th, 2015 

In case you missed it, last week the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers hosted a National Celebration here in New York City for 900 national Scholastic Art &...

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Governors and their spouses show support for summer reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 15th, 2015 

Today we're thrilled to announce that 44 U.S. Governors’ Spouses and four Governors have shown their support for summer reading by signing on as “...

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In Our Feeds: Reading makes you happier, 100-year-old chalk drawings, and a teacher who can dance!

Kristen Joerger  June 12th, 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!

2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Celebration: Whoopi Goldberg, Carnegie Hall, Maker Prom & more

Brittany Sullivan  June 12th, 2015 

Imagination is still alive and well in you. If you can imagine it, you can write it. If you can imagine it, you can draw it, or sculpt it, or make a...

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Night at the museum: #SummerReading at the Smithsonian and California Academy of Sciences

Michael Barrett  June 12th, 2015 

With over 100 million reading minutes already logged, kids across the country are taking the pledge to "Power Up & Read" this summer with the...

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Tomorrow: free teacher webinar on summer reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 10th, 2015 

School is almost out for the summer! Every year around this time, teachers and parents look for ways to keep kids reading during the summer months (and ways to...

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Listen up: June is Audiobook Month!

Guest Blogger  June 9th, 2015 

Linda Lee from Scholastic Audio/Weston Woods is here to celebrate the role audiobooks play in helping kids learn to read and love to read. Thanks, Linda!


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A “lending library” for Pre-K families

Alexandra Wladich  June 9th, 2015 

To spark a love of reading in students at an early age and encourage parents to take an active role in their child’s education, Rochester City School District in New York...

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Scholastic takes over Bryant Park in NYC

Michael Barrett  June 8th, 2015 

This past Saturday in New York City, Scholastic teamed up with Bryant Park to host a fun summer reading event for kids. 

Literary tweets we loved

Morgan Baden  June 5th, 2015 

Authors had some awesome things to say on Twitter this week. Here are some of my favorites!

In Our Feeds: Judy Blume, cat libraries, rabbit holes & more

Brittany Sullivan  June 5th, 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!

#SummerReading: Top parenting blogger picks

Michael Barrett  June 4th, 2015 

The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge has already been going strong for one month and so much has happened:

- Over 1 million kids signed...

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Carnegie Hall 2015: Chelsea Clinton, Matthew Morrison, JennXPenn and more!

Brittany Sullivan  June 3rd, 2015 

Next week, 900 creative teens from across the United States—national 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Award winners—will gather in New York City with their teachers and...

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