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Remembering Nelson Mandela

Morgan Baden  December 6th, 2013 

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

Reading: A theme park for your mind!

Michael Strouse  December 5th, 2013 

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates' loot on Treasure Island and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life.”

That...

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Are you a book snob?

Jessica Watson  December 4th, 2013  Comments • 1

Raise your hand if you are a book snob.

Keep your hand up if you only want people to think you're a book snob.

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Save the date 12/12: A live Twitter chat on student comprehension and independent reading

Alexandra Wladich  December 4th, 2013 

Are you looking for expert advice on student comprehension and independent reading? Look no further! On Thursday, December 12th at 8pm EST, Jennifer Serravallo (@...

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One nation, reading together in India

Morgan Baden  December 4th, 2013 

A thousand schools. Five thousand students. One nation, reading together.

Maggie Steifvater reads aloud from Hunted

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 3rd, 2013 

If you're a Maggie Steifvater fan, a Spirit Animals fan, or just a book lover in general, you're going to love this one. We've got a special video of Steifvater reading...

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Schools tackle local & global issues in the Lexus Eco Challenge

Guest Blogger  December 3rd, 2013 

Ambitious environmental science wonders abound in the Lexus Eco Challenge, a national STEM-themed contest for grades 6–12 that offers teens the chance to...

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Meet the artist: Jerry Pinkney

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 2nd, 2013 

As many of our readers know, for the past few weeks, we've been highlighting artwork from our Art of Read Every Day collection. Each week we share artwork, information...

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Your best Thanksgiving car ride ever

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 26th, 2013 

Heading home for the holidays? So are 43 million Americans. According to the latest travel reports, 90% are driving, which means there might be one epic car ride standing...

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Weekend reads: OOM edition

Lia Zneimer  November 25th, 2013 

Last week, inspired by Grub Street's "Grub Street Diet" series (which features a name of note answering the question, "What did you eat this week?") we took to the...

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Meet the artist: Dav Pilkey

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 25th, 2013 

This week, we continue our celebration of The Art of Read Every Day with the artwork of children's book author and illustrator, Dav Pilkey. (Heard of him? Yea, I thought...

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In Our Feeds: The Hunger Games, BookBenches and the 100 best sites on the Internet!

Brittany Sullivan  November 22nd, 2013  Comments • 2

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!

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Scholastic Reading Club on KATIE today!

Michael Barrett  November 22nd, 2013 

Did you catch Clifford on today's "KATIE"? 

 

Barbara Park, 1947-2013

Guest Blogger  November 22nd, 2013 

Judy Newman, President of Scholastic Reading Club, shares the following about the passing of children's book author Barbara Park. Park passed...

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National Adoption Day

Michael Strouse  November 22nd, 2013 

November is National Adoption Month and tomorrow is National Adoption Day.

For the past two years, I have celebrated this in the best way possible, by finalizing...

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Kinney. Pilkey. Story smashup. Enough said!

Morgan Baden  November 21st, 2013  Comments • 3

Two of the world's most beloved children's book writers and illustrators are coming together for a "story smashup!"

Charlotte Zolotow, 1915-2013

Guest Blogger  November 20th, 2013  Comments • 1

David Allender from Scholastic Reading Club shares the following about the passing of children's book author Charlotte Zolotow. Zolotow was...

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This morning, on the subway...

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 20th, 2013 

Something really nice happened.

Much like many New York residents who ride the subway to work (particularly the jam-packed 1 train), I spend...

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Celebrate games and puzzles

Nadia Almahdi  November 19th, 2013 

When I heard it was National Game and Puzzle week, I jumped at the chance to write a post. I’ve always LOVED playing board games and doing puzzles. Growing up, I remember...

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What did you read this weekend?

Lia Zneimer  November 18th, 2013 

Here at Scholastic, we think it's critically important to Read Every Day, but weekends are definitely prime time for catching up on the material we didn't have a chance to...

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Meet the artist: LeUyen Pham

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 18th, 2013 

Our celebration of The Art of Read Every Day continues! This week, we're highligting the artwork of LeUyen Pham and the companion videos and discussion guides that...

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Scholastic Parent & Child's 2014 Gold Star Toy Awards!

Kristen Joerger  November 18th, 2013 

The holidays are speeding our way, and it's time once again to think about holiday shopping (kudos to you if you've already started!). To make things a little easier this...

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Update on "Thea Stilton and the Blue Scarab Hunt"

Kyle Good  November 15th, 2013  Comments • 50

Earlier this week we announced that we have stopped shipment on Thea Stilton and the Blue Scarab Hunt and are revising and reprinting. Today we have further...

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Librarian news round up

Jessica Watson  November 15th, 2013 

I was reminded recently that it has been quite a while since I have written a librarian’s news round up.  So, here are some of the topics that have stood out to me lately...

In Our Feeds: NaNoWriMo, Catching Fire frenzy, and "This is Jeopardy!"

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 15th, 2013 

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...

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