A Cursed Child first look: Harry, Ginny and Albus Potter

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 31st, 2016 

Never-before-seen images of Harry, Ginny and Albus Potter as they will appear in the London stage production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two...

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My favorite Scholastic moments

Kristen Joerger  May 27th, 2016 

Today is my last day at Scholastic. It has been an adventure-filled 7 years full of exciting projects, meaningful work, and some of the best coworkers one could ask for....

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In Our Feeds: Author/animal name puns, why books smell so good, and feminist Hogwarts house posters

Gina Asprocolas  May 27th, 2016 

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found funny, provocative or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

Puglas Adams...

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What to read this fall: Graphic Novels! (And a giveaway!)

Guest Blogger  May 26th, 2016  Comments • 58

Picture Books and Middle Grade, move over.

Throwback Thursday: Saplings

Gina Asprocolas  May 26th, 2016 

All of us here at Scholastic HQ in New York City are so excited for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Ceremony next week. It will take place at the...

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Our summer book stacks

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 26th, 2016 

It's that time of year again! We take summer reading very seriously around these parts, so it's no surprise our team has already planned what books we're reading...

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Bingo update: 31 books to go!

Deimosa Webber-Bey  May 25th, 2016 

Are you making progress on the Scholastic 2016 Reading Bingo?? 

Five months into the year and I have yet to get a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal win - but I have...

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The secret sauce that encourages reading and hope? Connecting kids with authors!

Guest Blogger  May 25th, 2016 

Today’s teachers and parents face a challenge relatively unknown to earlier generations: how to wean young people from mobile devices and video games long enough to show...

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Books that epitomize summer

Alexandra Wladich  May 24th, 2016 

The weather is getting warmer and we have summer “on our minds” (pun intended!). To celebrate the start of the season we wanted to share the books that most remind us of...

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Ten Tips for fostering avid readers, from Phyllis C. Hunter

Julia Graeper  May 23rd, 2016 

Last week, Scholastic Education introduced Ten Tips, a new video series that will offer practical, easy-to-use strategies for helping kids learn...

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30 million minutes and counting

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 23rd, 2016 

The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge launched with a bang on May 9th, and after just three short weeks, kids have already clocked nearly 30...

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In Our Feeds: DIY Harry Potter scar, Dracula, and what your TBR pile says about you

Julia Graeper  May 20th, 2016 

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found funny, provocative or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

Flexing our reading muscles

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 20th, 2016 

As part of our "Show us your reading muscles" sweepstakes, we asked parents, teachers, and kids to grab a book, strike a pose, and share their pictures with us using...

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Announcing the 2016–17 National Advisory Council!

Brittany Sullivan  May 20th, 2016 

Yesterday was a big day here at Scholastic! We announced the 2016–17 National Advisory Council (NAC)—a select group of leading experts in pre-K–12...

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Summer Reading Road Trip: Dispatch from CO, IL, and UT!

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 19th, 2016 

Our Summer Reading Road Trip RV's have been on a two-and-a-half week journey accross the country, making stops at elementary schools and bookstores along the way. In the...

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What to read this fall: Middle Grade books (and a giveaway!)

Guest Blogger  May 19th, 2016  Comments • 78

You've seen the amazing Picture Books that are coming this fall as part of our Online Preview 2016...now, it's time for Middle Grade titles!

Last Call: Apply now for the 2016 School Librarian of the Year Award!

Brittany Sullivan  May 18th, 2016 

Time is quickly running out—Friday, May 20 is the last day to nominate yourself or someone else for the 2016 School Library Journal School Librarian of...

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Read Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban with us!

Morgan Baden  May 18th, 2016 

We just finished our Twitter read-along of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, so it's time to dive in to book 3. Join us!

I'll post each daily prompt...

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Scholastic at Book Expo America (BEA) & Book Con!

Gina Asprocolas  May 17th, 2016 

Last week, Book Expo America (BEA) and Book Con took over McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. BEA is the largest publishing event in North America,...

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Now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps!

Kristen Joerger  May 17th, 2016 

Do you know a kid with a nose for news? Kids between the ages of 10 and 14 can apply NOW to be a part of the 2016-2017 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps.

Biographies for adults and kids

Morgan Baden  May 16th, 2016 

I welcome any opportunity to talk about books I love, and since today is Biographer's Day, let me share with you a biography I recently finished and LOVED.

What did Dewey do?

Deimosa Webber-Bey  May 13th, 2016 

During a recent Scholastic Reads podcast, “Librarians: Making Hearts Large Through Story”, I talked about the logic (as I understand it!) behind the Dewey Decimal System...

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In Our Feeds: Long books, dads, and hats

Morgan Baden  May 13th, 2016 

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found funny, provocative or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

Throwback Thursday: R.L. Stine edition

Gina Asprocolas  May 12th, 2016 

Before there was Goosebumps ... and even before there was Fear Street ... did you know there was Blind Date?

Blind Date is the first...

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Books that keep us up all night

Guest Blogger  May 12th, 2016 

Earlier this week was Stay Up All Night Night! In celebration, we wanted to share the books that we couldn’t put down. Whether it was a...

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