Meet Ayanna Najuma.
In the 1950s, when Ayanna was just 7 years old, she and other children started a movement to desegregate the lunch counters and restaurants in...Read more
Entertainment Weekly has revealed the cover of the third book in Dav Pilkey's popular (and New York Times bestselling!) Dog Man series, Dog...Read more
February 1st is National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD), a day dedicated to celebrating female athletes, encouraging young girls to be active and recognizing the...Read more
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...Read more
The Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition shares new data on reading aloud, inequities in access to books, diversity in children's books and moreJanuary 31st, 2017
Did you know the average household with children ages 0–17 has 104 children’s books in the home?Did you also know that only half of all parents with children ages 6–17 (48...Read more
In the third installment of Scholastic Parents' Facebook Live video series, Live From Our Library, Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-...Read more
The fourth book in the Bird & Squirrel graphic novel series by James Burks – Bird & Squirrel On Fire – hits shelves this Tuesday, January...Read more
It was an inspirational weekend in Atlanta for me and several thousand librarians, revealing the Youth Media Award winners and talking about the trends for 2017 at the...Read more
Today on OOM we’re taking time to reflect on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Designated by the United Nations General Assembly, this annual day honors the victims...Read more
Back in November, we welcomed 24 new Kid Reporters, ages 10 to 14, from across the United States and around the world to our Scholastic News Kids Press...Read more
It's a big weekend in the children's literature world...the American Library Association's (ALA) midwinter meeting! Each year the ALA honors authors and illustrators for...Read more
Setting reading goals for yourself and the children in your world is a fun way to open a world of possible each year, and in 2016 we shared our first reading challenge for...Read more
The thing about being an English major is that, in college, while you get to read a lot of the classics and Pulitzer prize winners, there’s a high chance you haven’t...Read more
"Once upon a time...”
This is how many of the first stories my mother read aloud to me as a child began. The plot most likely played out as follows: protagonist...Read more
TGIF! Oh wait. It’s Friday the 13th!
I am totally the kind of person who thinks the trailers are the best part of going to the movies. So it's probably no surprise that I'm also into book trailers! Here are...Read more
Happy New Year! Scholastic has some new job postings, which we've highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one!