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In Our Feeds: New words, a Harry Potter classroom, and weird author jobs

Kristen Joerger  August 28th, 2015 

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

After the storm

Suzanne McCabe  August 28th, 2015 

Scholastic News Kid Reporter Samuel Davis, 12, of Shreveport, Louisiana, is too young to remember Hurricane Katrina. Wanting to learn more about the storm and its...

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5 ways to raise a money-smart kid

Maureen O'Connell  August 27th, 2015 

There’s no doubt that parents are their kids’ first teachers— it’s true for reading, and it’s also true for things like money management! Maureen O’Connell, Scholastic’s...

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Throwing back to 1891

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 27th, 2015 

It's Thursday, you know what that means! Time for a little TBT. We're throwing back to 1891 today with a look back at vintage covers from Scholastic's Instructor...

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17 weeks, 11 stories & 211 million minutes

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 26th, 2015 

We're entering the home stretch of the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! With less than two weeks to go, kids around the world have logged a total of 211,000,000...

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In Our Feeds: Fairy tales, apology notes to libraries and more

Michael Barrett  August 21st, 2015 

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

"There was glitter EVERYWHERE!" (a Klutz party recap)

Julia Graeper  August 21st, 2015 

All summer, the folks over at Klutz have been encouraging us all to try something new!

My favorite literary weddings

Alexandra Wladich  August 20th, 2015 

Just like Bill Weasley and Fleur Delacour from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, I too am having an August wedding (in 8 days to be exact!)...minus the Death...

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Scholastic's summer interns speak out

Morgan Baden  August 17th, 2015 

Students from schools across the country spent their summers here at Scholastic, in departments ranging from corporate communications to marketing to publicity to finance...

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In Our Feeds: weddings, food and a pop quiz!

Julia Graeper  August 14th, 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!

Obituary: Ann McGovern, children's author and editor and member of the Scholastic family

Morgan Baden  August 12th, 2015 

On August 8, children's author Ann McGovern passed away at her home in New York City. Born in 1930, she got her start in the children's publishing world by working at...

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Summer Reading Challenge update: week 15

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 10th, 2015 

It's hard to believe we're entering the 15th week of the 2015 Summer Reading Challenge. It seems like just yesterday we were watching the minute counter pass the one...

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In Our Feeds: Color coordinated books, animal infographics, and common reading mistakes

Kristen Joerger  August 7th, 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!

We're big...

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Throwback Thursday: Happy birthday, Andy Warhol!

Brittany Sullivan  August 6th, 2015 

We all know Andy Warhol as an eccentric pop artist, photographer and cultural icon, but here’s another title that you may or may not be familiar with—...

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Summer reading 365

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 4th, 2015 

Today we're pleased to welcome Pam Allyn to the blog! Pam is a literacy expert, author, the Executive Director and Founder of LitWorld, and an ambassador for...

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In Our Feeds: Harry Potter-inspired weddings, Bugs Bunny, secret libraries & more

Brittany Sullivan  July 31st, 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!

They love to read - paperbacks!

Deimosa Webber-Bey  July 30th, 2015 

For the 80th anniversary of the paperback book, it is good to reflect on how far back they go in Scholastic’s history. (Also, it gives me a chance to share a picture of my...

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7 questions for Adrift author Paul Griffin

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 28th, 2015 

We excited to welcome author Paul Griffin to the blog today for a Q&A! Read on to learn more about his writing process, his childhood spent reading, and the story...

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Summer Science: Our editors share their picks for science books that sizzle

Kristen Joerger  July 23rd, 2015 

Is your child a budding scientist or aspiring engineer? Button up those lab coats and put on your safety goggles, it’s time for a science-themed Facebook chat! Join us on...

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Scholastic Reports Q4 and Fiscal 2015 Results and Fiscal 2016 Outlook

Morgan Baden  July 23rd, 2015 

Today, Scholastic reported financial results for the Company’s fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended May 31, 2015. You can read the complete press release here.

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Down the rabbit hole: Katniss braid edition

Deimosa Webber-Bey  July 22nd, 2015 

Welcome back to the new OOM series we’re calling “Down the Rabbit Hole”! Has this ever happened to you: you’re browsing the internet, reading up on something specific, and...

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12 weeks, 8 stories, & 156 million summer reading minutes

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 20th, 2015 

It's been 12 weeks since the 2015 Summer Reading Challenge began! It's time to check in on how the program is doing and see what's on the horizon in the coming weeks....

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In Our Feeds: Parbunkells, why writers should read Go Set a Watchman, and "This Is Just To Say"

Gina Asprocolas  July 17th, 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!

Throwback bookday - Bananas

Deimosa Webber-Bey  July 16th, 2015 

Working in the Scholastic archive, we sometimes discover materials in the stacks that take us on a walk down memory lane. Today that material is... issue #1 of...

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Linda Alston: Love and Literacy

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 15th, 2015 

Linda Alston, a peer teacher evaluator for Denver Public Schools, is also a master teacher of young children. She has won the Milken National Educator Award...

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