Forbes names Scholastic a 2017 Best Large Employer!

Scholastic  June 27th, 2017 

What does Scholastic have in common with Google, JetBlue, Facebook, and NASA?

We're all included in the 2017 Forbes Best Large Employers list!

Celebrating June 27 book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  June 27th, 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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The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: Week 7 recap

Gina Asprocolas  June 26th, 2017 

Can you believe we are already seven weeks into the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge?!

On the podcast: Telling the stories of refugees

Emily Morrow  June 23rd, 2017 

We have a new podcast episode! This week, we discuss the refugee crisis with actor Mandy Patinkin, his wife, Kathryn Grody, and author Alan Gratz.

Our favorite fictional beaches

Morgan Baden  June 23rd, 2017 

I grew up in a beach town; the salt water is in my blood. I like to read "beach reads" (whatever they are) all year round.

Throwback Thursday: The Midnight Son

Gina Asprocolas  June 22nd, 2017 

Happy Throwback Thursday! Earlier this week, Vulture published a great piece on what they've dubbed "the Youth-Comics Explosion." Essentially it's a deep-dive...

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We're so excited to welcome Patriots' Malcolm Mitchell to our list

Emily Morrow  June 22nd, 2017 

Football star Malcolm Mitchell has long been an advocate for literacy and the importance of reading, and we're so excited to welcome him to our list! Scholastic will...

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Celebrate the first day of summer with a good book!

Alexandra Wladich  June 21st, 2017 

Today is the official first day of summer (yay!). It’s also the perfect time pick out a book with your child and start reading!

Clemson gets kids reading this summer with Tigers Read!

Julia Graeper  June 20th, 2017 

Clemson University, the South Carolina Department of Education and Coach Dabo Swinney's All In Team Foundation teamed up with Scholastic for Tigers Read!

The official Wizarding World Book Club is here

Emily Morrow  June 19th, 2017 

If you needed a reason to start your latest re-read of the Harry Potter series, look no further: Pottermore has just launched the official Wizarding World Book Club!

Using storytelling to get ready for Kindergarten

Julia Graeper  June 16th, 2017 

Every day, she requests a story with roughly the same structure: one of her stuffed animals is going to school for the first time, or is going to a new school. 

Take a summer selfie with your favorite Scholastic magazine for a chance to win

Emily Morrow  June 16th, 2017 

Calling all teachers: Our Classroom Magazines team is kicking off summer with a major sweepstakes that you won't want to miss!

Dogs and dolls and mysteries, oh my! My bookprint that left a paw print on my life

Guest Blogger  June 16th, 2017 

Our summer intern, Alison Bonaviso, provides her top book picks that made her a lifelong reader.

Top tips for teaching kids about cybersecurity

Stephanie Agresti  June 16th, 2017 

Cybersecurity has taken center stage. Kids are living in a time captivated by the Internet of Things and they are continually bombarded...

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46 government officials sign on as 2017 Reading Ambassadors for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Josephine Djonovic  June 15th, 2017 

Today we are excited to announce that 42 Governors’ Spouses, 3 Governors and 1 Lieutenant Governor representing the U.S. and U.S. territories have signed...

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Random thoughts and moments of anxiety: a "My Bookprint" post

Guest Blogger  June 14th, 2017 

Chloe Pinkney is a senior at Skidmore College, in Saratoga Springs, NY. This summer Chloe is an intern in The Scholastic Library, where she is working on various...

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Reading milestones: My Bookprint

Guest Blogger  June 14th, 2017 

Our summer intern, Mitchell Axelson, provides his top book picks that made him a lifelong reader.

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions with author Isabel Quintero

Brooke Shearouse  June 14th, 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 backgrounds,...

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Summer Reading Challenge: Weeks 4 & 5 recap

Gina Asprocolas  June 13th, 2017 

It's been over a full month since the 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge launched and kids are reading up a storm! As of today at 10:40 am, kids have logged over...

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Kid Reporters cover stories around the world

Stephanie Agresti  June 13th, 2017 

Kid Reporters from across the country and around the world cover topics that matter most to kids. In 2016–2017, the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps reported stories out...

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First look at Scholastic's Fall 2017 middle grade and YA titles (plus a giveaway!)

Emily Morrow  June 12th, 2017  Comments • 72

Last week, you heard all about upcoming Picture Books and Chapter Books in our Fall 2017 Online Preview.

This week, though, is all about middle grade and YA...

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What we're reading: Everything I know about parenting I learned from kids books

Emily Morrow  June 9th, 2017 

This heartfelt piece from The Cut encourages parents — and parents-to-be — to put down the parenting books and pick up, surprisingly, children's books. 

Relive the 2017 Art & Writing Awards

Emily Morrow  June 9th, 2017 

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? By winning the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards!

Last night, hundreds of the country's most creative teens made...

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ICYMI: First look flyer: Scholastic Reading Club - June 2017

Nicole Ortiz  June 9th, 2017 

The Scholastic Reading Club “Book Boys” hosted our monthly "First Look Flyer” Facebook Live on Wednesday to help parents and educators find some great reads through the...

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On the podcast: author Bill Konigsberg

Emily Morrow  June 8th, 2017 

Just in time for Pride Month, we have a brand new podcast episode featuring award-winning author Bill Konigsberg! Bill is the author of