Throwback Thursday: Merry Christmas

Gina Asprocolas  December 21st, 2017 

Happy Throwback Thursday! With this being the last Thursday before Christmas, Deimosa and I decided to look for vintage Christmas books. We found a very unique mix!

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A Wings of Fire Twitter takeover!

Gina Asprocolas  December 20th, 2017 

The graphic novelization of the first book in Tui T. Sutherland's Wings of Fire series hits shelves January 2, 2018... but you don't have to wait for a...

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#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions with Peter Raymundo author/illustrator of the Third Grade Mermaid Series

Brooke Shearouse  December 20th, 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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School Librarians of the Year look ahead to 2018 education trends

Brittany Sullivan  December 20th, 2017 

What education trends will be big in the New Year? We asked all four School Library Journal School Librarians of the Year—Michelle Carlson Colte, Kristina A.

Our best education stories of 2017

Julia Graeper  December 19th, 2017 

All of these stories are either really smart, or funny, or full of heart, or offers a new and exciting way to think about the education topics we grapple with all day long...

Five days of giveaways: Win a set of books from our Holiday Gift Guide!

Nicole Ortiz  December 18th, 2017 

Happy Holidays, OOM readers! In the spirit of the holiday season, we want to encourage our followers to give the gift of reading. So, we’re hosting a sweepstakes on our...

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95 years in 95 days: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Michael Barrett  December 18th, 2017 

Follow @artandwriting on Instagram to get an insider's look at its 95-year history celebrating America's creative teens.

I got married in a bookstore and it was magic

Emily Morrow  December 18th, 2017 

Reader, I married him. 

But let me back up a bit: As a lifelong bookworm, Jane Eyre fan, and social media manager, after my boyfriend proposed (using a line from...

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Enter for a chance to win a Branches starter pack, and grow a reader!

Guest Blogger  December 15th, 2017  Comments • 90

It’s been a great year for Branches! This line of Scholastic fully-illustrated early chapter books is designed to grow newly independent readers, and with 19 different...

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10 memorable Kid Reporter moments of 2017

Brittany Sullivan  December 15th, 2017 

This was an action-packed year for the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps—a team of talented young reporters, ages 10–14, from across the country and around...

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Students add new, free books to their home libraries thanks to My Very Own Library

Josephine Djonovic  December 14th, 2017 

This week, I attended a My Very Own Library event at the Roberto Clemente School in Newark, NJ. Roberto Clemente School is one of the 31 schools...

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On the podcast: The new Jedi master behind Star Wars: Jedi Academy

Emily Morrow  December 14th, 2017 

We have a new podcast episode! This week, like the rest of the country, we caught Star Wars fever. We sat down with Jarrett J.

Scholastic reports fiscal 2018 First Quarter results

Scholastic  December 14th, 2017 

Today, Scholastic reported results for the Company’s fiscal 2018 second quarter ended November 30, 2017. You can see the complete press release here.

Holiday Gift Guide: Scholastic Parent & Child® 2017 Gold Star Toys Announced

Josephine Djonovic  December 13th, 2017 

Scholastic Parent & Child® is excited to announce the winners of its fifth annual Gold Star Toy Awards. This year’s 15 winning children’s toys and games are...

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A new Captain Underpants TV series is coming to Netflix!

Emily Morrow  December 12th, 2017 

Tra-la-laa! Netflix and DreamWorks Animation TV announced today that a brand new Captain Underpants TV series, based on the supa-epic books by Dav Pilkey, will be coming...

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Hanukkah books and resources

Morgan Baden  December 12th, 2017 

Hanukkah begins at sundown on December 12. (Hey, that's today!) We have plenty of book lists and activities for families to help celebrate this special time of year. 

Career Corner: A December Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  December 12th, 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! As always, you can also...

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2018 children’s book trends: Our Scholastic Book Clubs editors make top predictions

Michael Barrett  December 12th, 2017 

Learn about the five top trends and take a family reading challenge with a special calendar created by Scholastic Parents.

Giving the gift of books!

Nicole Ortiz  December 11th, 2017 

There are so many wonderful things about this time of year, and I'm sure we all have our favorites. Whether it's snowy winter mornings, warm baked desserts, or beloved...

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Live from our library: Holiday book gifts for kids

Emily Morrow  December 8th, 2017 

Scholastic's librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey went live on our Scholastic Parents Facebook page this afternoon to share her recommendations for the perfect books to gift the...

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Kid Reporter Update: Interview with Scholastic CEO, Dick Robinson

Brittany Sullivan  December 8th, 2017 

In November, Scholastic President & CEO Dick Robinson received the National Book Foundation's 2017 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American...

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The right to a safe, comfy bedtime for all children

Michael Barrett  December 8th, 2017 

Many of our favorite childhood memories are of our families reading aloud a favorite book before bedtime. Whether it was curling up to Clifford the Big Red Dog or...

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Scholastic Book Clubs flyer reveal: The Book Boys preview the December flyers

Michael Barrett  December 7th, 2017 

By Jamie Turak - Scholastic Book Clubs

The Book Boys are ready for the holidays with some great reads! Here are some of the Boys’ top picks from the...

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Throwback Thursday: the Dewey Decimal System

Gina Asprocolas  December 7th, 2017 

If you're a librarian, or fan of libraries, December 10th is a very special day for you: it's Dewey Decimal System Day

The Dewey Decimal System...

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The 10 coolest kids we met in 2017

Brittany Sullivan  December 7th, 2017 

This year, the editors of Scholastic Classroom Magazines featured the real-life stories of some truly extraordinary kids who are overcoming obstacles,...

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