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New contest! Are you the next Graphix author-artist?

Brooke Shearouse  July 22nd, 2016 

We are thrilled to share the news that Scholastic has announced a contest to find undiscovered talent to debut on its acclaimed Graphix imprint for children and teen...

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Celebrating Harry Potter and the Cursed Child with a #MuggleMob!

Morgan Baden  July 21st, 2016 

Harry Potter can stop traffic.

Today, hundreds of Harry Potter fans formed a massive #MuggleMob, taking over Broadway in front of the Scholastic headquarters...

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Scholastic Reports Q4 and Fiscal 2016 Results and Fiscal 2017 Outlook

Scholastic  July 21st, 2016 

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.

Our favorite Scholastic moments from #ILA16

Alexandra Wladich  July 20th, 2016 

Earlier this month I attended the International Literacy Association (ILA) Conference & Exhibit in Boston, MA. In addition to speaking with dedicated educators, I had...

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Read twice, act once: A "My Bookprint" guest post

Guest Blogger  July 20th, 2016 

Hello, my name is Zaheer Booth. I am a junior at CUNY Hunter College, where I am captain of the Men's Fencing Team, and this summer I am interning in the library...

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An epic trip: what I learned in Helsinki and the Hague

Guest Blogger  July 18th, 2016 
I learned about the fabled Finnish educational system, which is considered to be one of the best in the world.

Weekend listening: some of our favorite podcast episodes

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 15th, 2016 

Another hot summer weekend, another chance to cool off inside. With temperatures in New York City climbing into the high 90's, I plan to retreat indoors to cook, read, and...

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In Our Feeds: #BlackLivesMatter booklist, Pokémon Go, Dr. Seuss’ paintings & more

Michael Barrett  July 15th, 2016 

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

Books on the move

Guest Blogger  July 15th, 2016 

Hannah Orlove is a freelancer in The Scholastic Library & Archive, helping with the massive renovation project that we are doing this summer. She grew up in...

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A literary vacation recap

Gina Asprocolas  July 15th, 2016 

Last week, my husband and I traveled to London for a summer vacation. I had never been to London before, so a lot of the traditional "touristy" places (Big Ben, the London...

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Throwback Thursday: Kittens!

Gina Asprocolas  July 14th, 2016 

For this week's Throwback Thursday, I headed down to the Archives hoping for a bit of inspiration from the Library team. They did not disappoint.

In their weekly...

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New podcast episode: Edwidge Danticat

Suzanne McCabe  July 12th, 2016 

We're honored to have Edwidge Danticat join us for our latest Scholastic Reads podcast episode. 

In Our Feeds: A door-to-door poet, Iron Man, Hermione & more

Brittany Sullivan  July 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!

112 million minutes and counting!

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 6th, 2016 

Kids from around the world have logged an impressive 112 million minutes so far across nine weeks of the Summer Reading Challenge! We crunched some...

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Boredom busters

Guest Blogger  July 5th, 2016 

Listen, it's good for kids to be bored sometimes. (Some psychologists even recommend it!)

In Our Feeds: Harry Potter beach accessories, ice cream art, and authors' unexpected day jobs

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 1st, 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 (long and patriotic) weekend!...

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STEM fun at Scholastic with a pop-up maker fair

Julia Graeper  June 30th, 2016 
We invited local NYC students to built simple circuits, parallel circuits, LED cloud pins and light-up pop-up cards!

New podcast episode: Drag it up with Jeffery Self!

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 29th, 2016 

In honor of Pride Month, we invited author and actor Jeffery Self to join us on the podcast to talk about his new YA debut, Drag Teen. The brilliantly-funny book...

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Free resources to celebrate the Fourth of July

Alexandra Wladich  June 29th, 2016 

Celebrate the Fourth of July by having the children in your life learn more about famous figures from U.S history, the American flag and system of government with these...

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5 books that make perfect graduation gifts

Guest Blogger  June 28th, 2016 

This post was written by Emily Bowman, a summer intern in the Corporate Communications department.

Scholastic at ALA 2016

Gina Asprocolas  June 28th, 2016 

This past weekend was the American Library Association's Annual Conference and Exhibition. This year, publishers, writers, librarians, artists and other...

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You're invited: a special screening of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 27th, 2016 

Just announced this morning: J.K. Rowling will join Academy Award-winning actor Eddie Redmayne on stage at Carnegie Hall on November 12th, 2016,...

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In Our Feeds: Cursive, Jimmy Fallon, Monopoly and BFFs 4eva

Julia Graeper  June 24th, 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!

Everyone...

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It's official: Kids have clocked 100 million summer reading minutes!

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 24th, 2016 

Seven weeks into the Summer Reading Challenge and kids have logged an impressive 100 million reading minutes so far! Our Book Fairs team is celebrating...

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12 Book-Based Activity Kits to Keep Your Kids Busy This Travel Season

Guest Blogger  June 23rd, 2016 

One of summer’s biggest challenges is keeping your kids engaged and entertained, and as all parents know, kids are synonymous with energy. As families prepare to travel,...

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