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Literary Quizification

Michael Strouse  January 22nd, 2014 

If my life was anything like my Facebook feed this past week, it would be something like this:

6 cool ways to Read Every Day

Lia Zneimer  January 21st, 2014  Comments • 1

Here at Scholastic, we firmly believe it's critically important to read every day.

In Our Feeds: Inside the awards circle, Alice in Wonderland and authors’ passport photos.

Michael Barrett  January 17th, 2014 

Every 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!

BIG winners: Looking back on a year of service

Lia Zneimer  January 17th, 2014  Comments • 1

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" Dr. Martin Luther King once said. Inspired by his words and his commitment to service, we...

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Fluff and stuff! Happy “Pooh” Day

Michael Barrett  January 17th, 2014  Comments • 1

In my opinion, tomorrow is the best day of the year. January 18th is national “Winnie the Pooh Day” or author A.A. Milne’s birthday.

Winnie-the-Pooh (yes, the...

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Getting crafty with This is Teen

Guest Blogger  January 16th, 2014  Comments • 1

January is International Creativity Month, and we're highlighting great, crafty, bookish things you can do yourself to put your creativity to good use! Here's ...

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“Get #BookFit”: Mid-month motivation

Michael Barrett  January 15th, 2014  Comments • 3

We are at the halfway point for Scholastic’s “Get Book Fit” Month. Like any good coach or personal trainer, we want to see how you are doing with this New Year’s...

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Take chances, make mistakes, get messy!

Michael Strouse  January 13th, 2014  Comments • 2

My kids and I visited the playground quite often this Fall. Being a responsible parent, I found a park near our house with age appropriate equipment for my daughter....

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What's a "Story Smashup?" You're about to find out!

Morgan Baden  January 13th, 2014 

In just two days, something incredible is happening: iconic authors/illustrators Dav Pilkey (he of Captain Underpants fame) and Jeff Kinney (he of Diary of a Wimpy Kid...

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We've got math on the mind

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 9th, 2014 

Here at Scholastic, we think math is pretty cool. (And it's not just because Project Runway's Tim Gunn told us so.) The folks in our Education Group have been working on...

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Happy Mentoring Month!

Alexandra Wladich  January 9th, 2014  Comments • 4

Happy New Year and Happy National Mentoring Month! Now more than ever children need positive role models in their life. It is proven that young people who...

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Reading Club announces February Star Readers

Nadia Almahdi  January 8th, 2014 

Back in September, Scholastic Reading Club asked parents and teachers to share the Star Readers in their lives by nominating him or her at Scholastic.com/StarReader. Over...

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The best New Year's resolution you can make

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 7th, 2014 

Year after year on December 31st, as the clock inches towards midnight, millions of people vow to make a change in the coming year. But let's be honest, how many of you ...

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Get creative!

Morgan Baden  January 7th, 2014  Comments • 1

January is International Creativity Month! On a cold day like today (polar vortex, anyone?), what's better than cozying up indoors and putting your creativity to good use...

Because of a book...

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 6th, 2014 

Because of a book, more people are flocking to The Frick—a gem of a museum on Manhattan's upper east side—than ever. Why?

In Our Feeds: Reading more, poetry to start a revolution, and Kate DiCamillo news!

Morgan Baden  January 3rd, 2014 

Every 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!

Our 5 favorite moments in The Scholastic Store this year!

Michael Strouse  December 24th, 2013  Comments • 1

2013 was a big year at The Scholastic Store. We welcomed hundreds of thousands of guests into the store, held hundreds of birthday parties and held the most events we've...

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Top 5 Scholastic International stories of 2013

Kristen Joerger  December 23rd, 2013  Comments • 2

Did you know that Scholastic has offices in 13 countries and exports books to nearly every country in the world? While the customers we serve around the world are...

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Meet the artist: Erin Stead

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 23rd, 2013  Comments • 1

Over the course of the last 12 weeks, we've highlighted the work of some of our favorite children's book author/illustrators who showed us what "Read Every Day. Lead a...

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Our 15 favorite social media moments this year

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 20th, 2013 

1. Harry Potter got a new look. Scholastic reissued the U.S. trade paperback editions of the entire Harry Potter series with...

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Ned Vizzini, 1981-2013

Scholastic  December 20th, 2013  Comments • 1

Tragic news in the writing world today. Ned Vizzini, an author of young adult and middle grade books and a writer for television and various news outlets, has passed away...

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Pajama party in the Scholastic Store

Nadia Almahdi  December 20th, 2013 

On Friday the 13th The Scholastic Store was taken over…by kids with pajamas! 300 kids from five different New York City schools came by The Scholastic Store in Soho to...

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Scholastic reports Fiscal 2014 Second Quarter Results

Scholastic  December 19th, 2013 

Today we reported results for the fiscal 2014 second quarter ended November 30, 2013.

The 8 coolest kids we met in 2013

Kristen Joerger  December 18th, 2013 

The editors of Scholastic News hear lots of stories each year about kids doing amazing things in their communities and for the world. Many of these stories are featured in...

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Last calls are underway for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Anne Sparkman  December 17th, 2013 

Teen artists and writers everywhere, start making final touches to your masterpieces! Whether a last grammar edit, brush stroke, ceramic glaze, video edit or anything you...

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