K–12 educators can prepare for heading back to school with these new Scholastic Professional books

Stephanie Agresti  August 7th, 2017 

Scholastic has released three new professional titles with a focus on reading, family and community engagement, and...

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"Goodbye" from our summer interns

Guest Blogger  August 4th, 2017 

Our 2017 summer interns, Alison Bonaviso and Mitchell Axelson, share their final thoughts about their experience working at Scholastic. We thank them for their amazing...

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Back to school tips to keep kids reading for fun: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett  August 3rd, 2017 

We have easy, actionable "reading resolutions" to get the whole family reading every day at home once school starts.

We asked to see your reading adventures, here's what happened

Nicole Ortiz  August 3rd, 2017 

We received so many AMAZING submissions for our #ReadingAdventure Sweepstakes. Here are a few! 

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#WeHaveDiverseBooks: Discover This is Just a Test by Madelyn Rosenberg and Wendy Wan-Long Shang

Brooke Shearouse  August 2nd, 2017 

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: Discover is a spotlight on OOM dedicated to connecting readers with books written by distinct voices. We’ll take a look at the...

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What was better, the book or the movie?

Stephanie Agresti  August 1st, 2017 

It’s a great debate of our time. What was better, the book or the movie?

Introducing Scholastic Teachables: A new online database of teaching resources (giveaway!)

Brittany Sullivan  August 1st, 2017  Comments • 13

We’re excited to introduce you to the new Scholastic Teachables—a rich online database of teaching resources from Scholastic for every subject, grades Pre...

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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

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