The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: 3 months down!

Gina Asprocolas  August 1st, 2017 

It's officially week 13 of the 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! That means there's only a little over one...

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World Ranger Day: Protecting endangered pangolins

Brittany Sullivan  July 31st, 2017 

Have you ever heard of a pangolin?

These unique mammals—often called “scaly anteaters”—can be found near woodlands and savannas in Africa and Asia...

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On the podcast: Tui Sutherland talks her bestselling Wings of Fire series

Emily Morrow  July 27th, 2017 

We've just released a new podcast episode! This week, we sat down with Tui Sutherland, author of the bestselling Wings of Fire series, and her editor, Amanda...

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Our favorite fictional pools

Morgan Baden  July 27th, 2017 

It's hard for me to comprehend, but I've heard there are people who don't like beaches. Maybe it's the sand, or the wind, or the sticky salt water...but surely everyone...

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Shark Week and some killer reads!

Alexandra Wladich  July 27th, 2017 

This week is one of my favorite weeks of summer because it’s Shark Week! For those of you not familiar with Shark Week, it’s a week-long special on the Discovery Channel...

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En garde – prêt? – allez! On guard – ready? – fence!

Guest Blogger  July 26th, 2017 

Zaheer Booth, Alexander Cotter, and Khalil Thompson are interns this summer at Scholastic – who swordfight almost every evening after work! After spying them in a New...

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Celebrating July 25 book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  July 25th, 2017 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating some book birthdays for new releases from Scholastic, out today! Check out the list below of great reads for all ages, and let us know what...

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New graphic novels on the horizon, and an Eisner for GHOSTS!

Morgan Baden  July 24th, 2017 
San Diego Comic Con is THE place to announce exciting graphic novel news, and the Graphix imprint rose to the occasion with several big reveals at SDCC17:  Jeff Smith,... Read more

Jarrett Krosoczka to write graphic memoir, HEY, KIDDO

Morgan Baden  July 21st, 2017 

Known for his graphic novels, picture books, and a far-reaching 2012 TED Talk, author Jarrett Krosoczka is writing a graphic memoir about being raised by his grandparents...

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Throwback Thursday: Microfilm and microfiche

Gina Asprocolas  July 20th, 2017 

The inspiration for this week's Throwback Thursday post came from some visiting students from China.

Career Corner: A July Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  July 20th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one!

Scholastic Reports Q4 and Fiscal 2017 Results and Fiscal 2018 Outlook

Scholastic  July 20th, 2017 

Today, Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) reported financial results for the Company’s fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended May 31, 2017. Read the press release...

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#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions with author Tanuja Desai Hidier

Brooke Shearouse  July 19th, 2017 

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions is a spotlight on OOM dedicated to exploring Scholastic’s amazing distinct voices. We’ll take a deep dive into the...

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I read eight Goosebumps books in one week & here's what I learned

Gina Asprocolas  July 18th, 2017 

Last week, we released the 43rd episode of the Scholastic Reads podcast, "25 Years of Goosebumps." In this episode, I served as guest host with Suzanne McCabe. 

Why "Pride and Prejudice" still matters

Guest Blogger  July 18th, 2017 

200 years ago today, the incomparable Jane Austen died. The world is celebrating her legacy all year long.

A look back at ILA 2017

Emily Morrow  July 18th, 2017 

Educators from all over the country traveled to Orlando last weekend to attend the International Literacy Association's 2017 conference. In case you couldn't make it down...

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Our natural hair journey, and the books that celebrate it

Deimosa Webber-Bey  July 17th, 2017 

A discussion about this past weekend’s Curl Fest, in Brooklyn, led to us – Library Intern Chloe Pinkney and Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey

On the podcast: Celebrating 25 years of Goosebumps

Emily Morrow  July 14th, 2017 

We're celebrating 25 years of the beloved series with a special podcast episode featuring author R.L. Stine!

Scholastic Canada publishes 25 of the 150 top-selling books by Canadian authors of the past 10 years

Morgan Baden  July 14th, 2017 

As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, Scholastic Canada is marking its 60th anniversary.

When you really, really love your child's teachers

Julia Graeper  July 13th, 2017 
At Scholastic, we love teachers. That particular value has been instilled in me since even before I became a parent.

NPR's 100 favorite comics and graphic novels

Morgan Baden  July 12th, 2017 

The rise of graphic novels and the continued popularity of comics (Wonder Woman, anyone?) can maybe be a tad overwhelming for readers just beginning to get into the genre...

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I Read YA Week is finally HERE!

Brooke Shearouse  July 11th, 2017 

It’s that time of year again! Our annual I read YA week celebration begins today and we couldn’t be more stoked about it. Cue the confetti cannons!

Take a reading adventure this summer! (+sweepstakes)

Nicole Ortiz  July 10th, 2017 

Summer was always my favorite time of year growing up. As a kid, what was there not to love? The weather was warm and sunny, school was out, and almost every day brought a...

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Cover reveal: Illustrated Edition of Newt Scamander's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Morgan Baden  July 10th, 2017 

Illustrated by fine artist Olivia Lomenech Gill, the cover of the illustrated edition of Newt Scamander's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K....

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