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Ten Tips for fostering avid readers, from Phyllis C. Hunter

Julia Graeper  May 23rd, 2016 

Last week, Scholastic Education introduced Ten Tips, a new video series that will offer practical, easy-to-use strategies for helping kids learn...

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30 million minutes and counting

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 23rd, 2016 

The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge launched with a bang on May 9th, and after just three short weeks, kids have already clocked nearly 30...

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In Our Feeds: DIY Harry Potter scar, Dracula, and what your TBR pile says about you

Julia Graeper  May 20th, 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!

Flexing our reading muscles

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 20th, 2016 

As part of our "Show us your reading muscles" sweepstakes, we asked parents, teachers, and kids to grab a book, strike a pose, and share their pictures with us using...

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Summer Reading Road Trip: Dispatch from CO, IL, and UT!

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 19th, 2016 

Our Summer Reading Road Trip RV's have been on a two-and-a-half week journey accross the country, making stops at elementary schools and bookstores along the way. In the...

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Now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps!

Kristen Joerger  May 17th, 2016 

Do you know a kid with a nose for news? Kids between the ages of 10 and 14 can apply NOW to be a part of the 2016-2017 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps.

What did Dewey do?

Deimosa Webber-Bey  May 13th, 2016 

During a recent Scholastic Reads podcast, “Librarians: Making Hearts Large Through Story”, I talked about the logic (as I understand it!) behind the Dewey Decimal System...

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Books that keep us up all night

Guest Blogger  May 12th, 2016 

Earlier this week was Stay Up All Night Night! In celebration, we wanted to share the books that we couldn’t put down. Whether it was a...

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Scholastic's Fall 2016 Picture Book preview (and a giveaway!)

Guest Blogger  May 12th, 2016  Comments • 192

Where can you find a guitar-playing dog who likes ice cream, a ravenously hungry bird, a duck that can drive a tractor, a sister named Sukey the Oppressor, penguins that...

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I'm so excited about a book that was published over 15 years ago

Julia Graeper  May 12th, 2016 

Have you ever read a really big, famous book that came out a long time ago? And then maybe you got really excited and wanted to talk to everyone about it...but...everyone...

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The National Student Poets share their passion for poetry

Guest Blogger  May 11th, 2016 

The month of April marked the 20th anniversary of National Poetry Month and the continuation of a year of service from the 2015 class of National Student Poets.

Scholastic and RIF from the start

Guest Blogger  May 11th, 2016 

This is a guest blog provided by Dick Robinson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Scholastic.

Show us your reading muscles!

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 9th, 2016 

Exciting news: today we launched our "Show us your reading muscles" sweepstakes! We want to see the books you (and/or your kids and students) are reading...

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The 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge has begun!

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 9th, 2016 

Today's the day! The 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge officially begins!

Career Corner: A May roundup of Scholastic jobs

Julia Graeper  May 6th, 2016 

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"...

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New podcast episode! Librarians: Making Hearts Large Through Story

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 5th, 2016 

April was School Libraries Month! To celebrate, we brought the three coolest librarians we know together for a podcast episode. John Schumacher (a.k.a. "Mr.

Summer Reading Road Trip: Dispatch from NY & NJ

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 5th, 2016 

We kicked off the Summer Reading Road Trip this week with several school events across New York and New Jersey! (In case you missed it, from now through...

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Selecting the theme of a Scholastic Book Fair

Alexandra Wladich  May 5th, 2016 

Have you ever wondered who selects the fun themes for the Scholastic Book Fair? I caught up with Bobby Pacheco and Frank Loose on the Scholastic Book Fairs team to find...

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We're hitting the road for summer reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 2nd, 2016 

Big news: we're taking our annual Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge program on the open road with the first-ever Summer Reading Road Trip

In Our Feeds: Next-level Harry fandom, prison book group and lots of cute kids

Julia Graeper  April 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!

These teachers are our reading superheroes

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 28th, 2016 

Last week, we annouced the winners of the Dav Pilkey "Be a Reading Superhero" Contest! 50 winning educators from across the country (one from a school in...

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Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winner Adam Gowan

Michael Barrett  April 27th, 2016 

It's National Poetry Month and we want to introduce you to the some very talented teen writers this month. 

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them screenplay: Published this November!

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 26th, 2016 

Attention, Harry Potter fans! On November 19, 2016, Scholastic will publish the screenplay of the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in the...

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In Our Feeds: The problem with emoji, a superhero-sized excuse, and a muggle proposal

Morgan Baden  April 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!

Cecil’s Pride: The Life of a Lion King

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 22nd, 2016 

In the spirit of Earth Day, we're excited to share Cecil’s Pride: The True Story of a Lion King, a stunning new picture...

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