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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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Is your child reading ready? (Plus a giveaway!)

Guest Blogger  July 14th, 2015 

Colleen Prendergast from our Trade Publishing group joins us today on the blog to talk about tips for getting your child reading ready and an exciting...

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Let's all read about Pluto!

Morgan Baden  July 14th, 2015 

Who can forget that fateful day in 2006 when Pluto was downgraded from a planet to dwarf planet?

Raina Telgemeier wins an Eisner Award (and reveals teaser art for her next book!)

Gina Asprocolas  July 13th, 2015 

Big news out of San Diego! On Friday, Raina Telgemeier – author/artist of four New York Times bestsellers – won the 2015 Eisner Award for...

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Summer Reading Challenge update: 150 million minutes

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 13th, 2015 

We're 11 weeks into the 2015 Summer Reading Challenge and kids are so close to crossing a major milestone: logging 150 million minutes! From New...

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In Our Feeds: Goosebumps trailer, beach libraries, and colorful book lockers

Kristen Joerger  July 10th, 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!

Have you seen...

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Dispatch from ALA 2015

Deimosa Webber-Bey  July 10th, 2015 

I am a better librarian than I was yesterday. Was it the cataloging quandary that led me to reading a chapter of...

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Literary tweets we loved: Aija Mayrock, Stephen King & more

Brittany Sullivan  July 10th, 2015 

Across Twitter, authors had some pretty hilarious, sincere and wonderfully random things to say this week. Here's a round-up of some of my favorites!

 

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Activities to keep students learning this summer

Alexandra Wladich  July 9th, 2015 

Summer is in full swing, but that is no reason to stop learning! In addition to the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, here are some fun summer activities to engage...

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Read this now: The Survival Guide to Bullying

Morgan Baden  July 9th, 2015 
"What are you going to do about it?" 

That's the question Aija Mayrock's mother asked her one day when she was 16 years old and in tears after learning about a fellow...

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Schools react to receiving "Patterson Pledge" grant

Michael Barrett  July 8th, 2015 

A few weeks ago, we announced James Patterson and Scholastic Reading Club awarded the first round of grant recipients as part of their pledge to save school libraries.

The sweetest chocolate moments in literature

Kristen Joerger  July 7th, 2015 

Has there ever been a holiday as sweet as World Chocolate Day? We think not! Today we're reminiscing about our favorite chocolate moments in literature (and eating...

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A trip down memory lane: a “My Bookprint” post

Guest Blogger  July 6th, 2015 

We're thrilled to have three summer interns in the Corporate Communications team, all of whom will be blogging right here throughout the months ahead...

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In Our Feeds: 150 years of Alice in Wonderland, literary landmarks, and subway reads

Gina Asprocolas  July 2nd, 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!

Happy 4th of...

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Reading ambassadors & their patriotic picks

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 2nd, 2015 

In honor of the 4th of July, we asked the Governors and Governors' Spouses who comprise our list of 2015 Summer Reading Challenge Reading Ambassadors to share with us...

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Attention all caring adults: July is “National Make a Difference to Children Month”

Alexandra Wladich  July 1st, 2015 

There is no doubt that engaging families in the education of their children can be an effective practice for boosting student achievement and school success. As research...

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