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Lauren Tarshis: how the I Survived series first began

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 11th, 2016 

Lauren Tarshis, author of the I Survived series, recently joined us on the podcast to talk about why her stories of survival resonate so deeply with young...

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Career Corner: An August Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  August 10th, 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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Behind the scenes: Archiving the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Michael Barrett  August 9th, 2016 

Have you ever wondered how we archive all of the outstanding works of art submitted for the annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards?

Well, here's your backstage...

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Edwidge Danticat on twin magic

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 8th, 2016 

Yesterday was Sisters Day, so today we're talking about twins! (Why not?) Twin sisters Giselle and Isabelle are at the center of Edwidge Danticat's novel...

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New podcast episode: Lauren Tarshis

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 4th, 2016 

When Scholastic classroom magazine editor Lauren Tarshis began writing, the original idea she had for a series was to write "four little, simple historical fiction books...

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Throwback Thursday: Cassettes

Gina Asprocolas  August 4th, 2016 

The last time I went to the Scholastic Archives for this series, I not only found some adorable kitten posters, but also these ancient (just kidding!) media artifacts:...

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Our favorite social media moments from the Summer Reading Road Trip

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 29th, 2016 

The Summer Reading Road Trip has come to an end! 10,000 miles, 25+ cities, and thousands of happy kids later, we're rounding up some of our favorite...

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Libraries respond to #BlackLivesMatter

Deimosa Webber-Bey  July 27th, 2016 

One way librarians respond to current events is with a program. Another option is to create a book list or subject guide. But the most visual method of sharing information...

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How to pull off a Muggle Mob

Gina Asprocolas  July 27th, 2016 

If you were in SoHo, New York City last Thursday and happened to walk by the Scholastic building, you could tell something was up. First of all, there were no cars parked...

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Our favorite #mugglemob moments

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 26th, 2016 

It's been five days since the #mugglemub took SoHo by surprise, filling the streets with Harry Potter magic (and onlookers' cameras with some stunning pictures and video...

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is earning raves!

Julia Graeper  July 26th, 2016 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child reviews are positively glowing!

Scholastic News Kid Reporters get the inside scoop at the Republican Convention

Brittany Sullivan  July 25th, 2016 

Last week, Republican Party leaders from across the country gathered at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, and the ...

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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!

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