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In Our Feeds: BSC fashion, terrible writing advice, Tom Hanks's Twitter & endless Elena Ferrante speculation

Julia Graeper  March 18th, 2016 

When you realize it’s Friday pic.twitter.com/CO4t4P9yeA

— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) March 18, 2016

Every Friday, we...

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Teachers, get ready for summer reading!

Megan Kaesshaefer  March 17th, 2016 

Think it's too early to start planning for summer reading? Think again! Pre-registration for the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge begins this coming Monday...

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Peace. Love. Books! #mybookfair

Alexandra Wladich  March 17th, 2016 

Schools across the country are bringing back the 1960’s by hosting the “Feelin' Groovy Scholastic Book Fair.” Through this groovy Scholastic Book Fair...

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Our #BookConfession

Julia Graeper  March 15th, 2016 

Last week we spied the incredibly fun trending Twitter hashtag #BookConfession. Readers from all corners of the internet shared their deepest, darkest book secrets, and I...

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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: 2016 national winners announced!

Michael Barrett  March 14th, 2016 

Today, we are celebrating the nation’s most creative teens.

The nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers (the Alliance) is elated to announce the national...

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In Our Feeds: Reading at the dinner table like Naomi Watts

Morgan Baden  March 11th, 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!

Career Corner: A March roundup of Scholastic jobs

Julia Graeper  March 8th, 2016 

It's March! We actually heard a few birds chirping outside, which reminds us of spring, and of new beginnings. Perhaps you're thinking of a fresh start for spring—if so,...

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Unexpected literacy moment: at the doctor's office!

Julia Graeper  March 7th, 2016 

My toddler daughter and I had an unexpected literacy moment last month: at the doctor's office! We regularly see a pediatric ophthamologist because my...

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New podcast episode: Sonia Manzano

Megan Kaesshaefer  March 7th, 2016 

You will likley recognize Sonia Manzano as the actress who played the charasmatic "Maria" on Seseame Street, but did you know she's worked on the show—as an actress and a...

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In Our Feeds: Dr. Seuss, bedtime stories, weird panda facts & more

Brittany Sullivan  March 4th, 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!

Free resources for Women's History Month

Alexandra Wladich  March 1st, 2016 

Celebrate Women’s History Month in your classroom with these free resources from Scholastic.com:

Scholastic and We Need Diverse Books announce an expanded partnership!

Morgan Baden  February 29th, 2016 

Last year, Scholastic and the non-profit organization We Need Diverse Books™ partnered to bring a special edition flyer featuring curated titles to schools.

Lexus Eco Challenge

Guest Blogger  February 29th, 2016 

Scientists at the University of California, Davis, issued a report in the summer of 2015 that included an estimate of what the state’s severe drought had cost its...

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In Our Feeds: the Hogwarts IT guy, books for shelter dogs, and Lin-Manuel Miranda continues to be amazing

Megan Kaesshaefer  February 26th, 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!

Having fun with Klutz at the 2016 Toy Fair

Guest Blogger  February 25th, 2016 

Klutz had a blast showcasing their 2016 list at this year's Toy Fair at the Javits Center in New York City from February 13-16, as well as celebrating with fans at the...

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The importance of reading aloud to children every day

Alexandra Wladich  February 25th, 2016 

Thank you to everyone who participated in World Read Aloud Day 2016. We hope you will continue to read aloud to children in your life every day.

Today is World Read Aloud Day!

Alexandra Wladich  February 24th, 2016 

Today is World Read Aloud Day! If you haven’t made plans yet, don’t worry, we’ve compiled some of our favorite free resources and activities for you.

In Our Feeds: Harper Lee, vintage cereal boxes, teens & Tumblr, and lots of Harry Potter stuff (always)

Julia Graeper  February 19th, 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!

Tips for reading aloud from the #WRAD16 Twitter chat

Alexandra Wladich  February 19th, 2016 

Yesterday, Scholastic, along with literacy experts, authors, and educators Pam Allyn and Donalyn Miller, held a Twitter chat about ways parents and teachers can prepare...

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Educators, experts and authors unite at the Scholastic Education 2016 Reading Summit!

Kristen Joerger  February 18th, 2016 

Kwame Alexander, Pam Allyn, Carmen Agra Deedy, Barrington Irving and Lester Laminack were just a few of the inspiring speakers, authors and literacy champions who spoke to...

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#WRAD16 activities and a Twitter chat with literacy experts

Alexandra Wladich  February 17th, 2016 

Last week Donalyn Miller shared the critical importance of reading aloud to children.

In Our Feeds: Harry Potter tattoos, Van Gogh's bedroom, and Misty Copeland re-creates Degas

Gina Asprocolas  February 12th, 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!

New podcast episode: the power of picture books

Megan Kaesshaefer  February 12th, 2016 

“Picture books are healing in a way, and they help kids deal with the world. And they’re funny and they’re entertaining and they’re all the things that good art...

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Scholastic News Kid Reporters hit the polls in New Hampshire and make their CBS debut

Kristen Joerger  February 11th, 2016 

Tuesday, February 9th marked the date of the New Hampshire primary -- the first primary in the nation! Our intrepid team of Scholastic News Kid Reporters...

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Read, make, play, and learn this Valentine's Day

Morgan Baden  February 11th, 2016 

What's not to love about a day that celebrates love? <3 <3 <3

With Valentine's Day approaching this weekend, here's a round-up of some of our favorite...

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