Publishers Weekly shares photos from Dav Pilkey's Supa-Epic book tour

Gina Asprocolas  November 16th, 2017 

Back in September, Dav Pilkey hit the road on his "Supa-Epic Tour O'Fun" to promote Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties and the 20th anniversdary of...

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2017 holiday gift guide: Children’s books for all ages

Scholastic  November 15th, 2017 

Scholastic provides gift givers top book picks for kids ages 0–17, based on key research findings from the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th...

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Art & Writing Awards: Meet Elizabeth - an art educator

Michael Barrett  November 15th, 2017 

Every year, the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers in collaboration with Golden Artists Colors hosts a special art residency for educators to enhance their personal...

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Before and after: Four illustrators share original sketches that turned into final art in their picture books

Guest Blogger  November 15th, 2017 

You probably have very strong mental images of the illustrations in your favorite picture books—Clifford’s bright red fur, the pasta pot bubbling over in Strega Nona...

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Celebrate National Take a Hike Day with the author of "The Trail"

Brooke Shearouse  November 15th, 2017 

Meika Hashimoto, is the author of The Trail (Ages 8–12, a thrilling novel about...

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Live from Scholastic: How do picture books get made?

Emily Morrow  November 14th, 2017 

November is Picture Book Month, and to celebrate, we hosted a live conversation with editorial director Liza Baker and art director Patti Ann Harris to talk about how they...

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Scholastic's Spring 2018 middle grade and chapter books preview

Emily Morrow  November 13th, 2017  Comments • 231

Grab your protective goggles because we are time traveling into the near future with the Scholastic Online Preview for our Spring 2018 season!

It's our YALLFest recap, y'all

I Read YA  November 13th, 2017 

YALLFest is the country's largest young adult book festival. Held this past weekend in Charleston, SC, our I read YA team (along with some of our Scholastic authors)...

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The Phoenix rises in America: A Q&A with David and Tom Fickling

Graphix  November 10th, 2017 

The Phoenix, the laugh-out loud, informative, for all ages, adventure filled weekly comic based in the UK is coming to America! To celebrate its arrival on our...

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On the podcast: Talking Wonderstruck with Brian Selznick

Emily Morrow  November 9th, 2017 

This week on the podcast, we're taking listeners to the Queens Museum!

Career Corner: A November Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  November 9th, 2017 

Here are some brand-new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. 

The benefits of re-reading books

Loribelle Lapaix  November 9th, 2017 

Have you ever re- read a book? Maybe you read it a long time ago and chose to revisit it or it’s just one of your favorites?

Wonderstruck is now in theaters nationwide!

Morgan Baden  November 9th, 2017 

Today marks an exciting day for Brian Selznick fans: it's the 10th anniversary of The Invention of Hugo Cabret, and it's the nationwide release of "...

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Start reading Bad Guys 4: Attack of the Zittens

Emily Morrow  November 8th, 2017 

We are LOVING The Bad Guys series by Aaron Blabey, and the latest installment, Book 4: Attack of the Zittens hit shelves last month! We wanted to give you a taste...

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The picture books that inspired these authors and illustrators

Guest Blogger  November 8th, 2017 

It's Picture Book Month! We're celebrating by sharing some of our favorite new and old picture books all month long, so we thought it was time to go right to the source—...

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Live from our library: Books that encourage kindness

Emily Morrow  November 7th, 2017 

The Scholastic Parents Facebook page went live with Scholastic librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey this week to share some book recommendations that encourage kindness!

Election Day is the perfect time to learn about voting

Stephanie Agresti  November 7th, 2017 

I remember the first time my dad took me with him to cast his vote in a local election when I was 6-years-old. We were waiting on line at our town’s municipal building as...

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Get ready for Veteran's Day with these resources

Emily Morrow  November 6th, 2017 

Veteran's Day is coming up, and it's a great opportunity to have a conversation with your children about important topics like war and military service while honoring the...

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Twitter Chat Recap: Supporting Striving Readers

Julia Graeper  November 3rd, 2017 

At Scholastic we talk a lot about not just the importance of reading, but about doing the important work of helping kids love to read.

For some kids,...

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November is National Inspirational Role Models Month

Loribelle Lapaix  November 3rd, 2017 

Happy National Inspirational Role Models Month!

Check out these Best in State school celebrations

Gina Asprocolas  November 3rd, 2017 

This year, kids read over 138 million minutes in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! We announced the Best in State winners back on...

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Meet the 10-year-old author behind our new Branches series, Hilde Cracks the Case

Emily Morrow  November 2nd, 2017 

Extra, Extra! Read all about Hilde, Scholastic author and real-life crime reporter,  in the New York Times! Plus, check out a quick excerpt from her awesome book...

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PW announces their 50 best children's books of 2017

Emily Morrow  November 2nd, 2017 

What are the best books you read this year? Publishers Weekly recently released their 50 best books list of 2017, and we were thrilled to see several Scholastic titles on...

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Talk with an author: Live with Gordon Korman

Emily Morrow  November 2nd, 2017 

This week, Scholastic Parents hosted a Facebook Live chat with author Gordon Korman! They talked about writing, his latest book, Restart, and about bullying....

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Throwback Thursday: The beginning of college football

Gina Asprocolas  November 2nd, 2017 

For my last Throwback Thursday post, Deimosa and I browsed through various bound volumes containing our old classroom magazines. As I was looking for an article about...

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