K–8 educators can help striving readers thrive with this new resource from Scholastic Professional

Stephanie Agresti  October 10th, 2017 

A new professional book, titled From Striving to Thriving: How to Grow Confident, Capable Readers, from literacy specialists Stephanie Harvey,...

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A social media recap of New York Comic Con

Gina Asprocolas  October 9th, 2017 

Every year, fans from around the world descend on the Javits Center in New York City for New York Comic Con, one of the U.S.'s biggest comic conventions...

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On the podcast: A conversation with Maggie Stiefvater

Emily Morrow  October 9th, 2017 

This week, we sat down with YA powerhouse Maggie Stiefvater to talk about myths, metaphors, and her upcoming book, All the Crooked Saints

Read an excerpt from The Apprentice Witch by James Nicol

Emily Morrow  October 6th, 2017 

It's Halloween season! To get in the spirit, we're sharing an excerpt from a spooky, mysterious, or otherwise witchy book each week right here on OOM! First up: ...

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Scholastic Book Clubs flyer reveal: The Book Boys preview October flyers!

Guest Blogger  October 6th, 2017 

Fall has officially arrived in NYC, and with it comes a new selection of titles from the Scholastic Book Clubs October flyers.

To help busy teachers find great...

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Meet the stuffed animals who inspired Jon J. Muth's characters (plus a sweepstakes!)

Guest Blogger  October 5th, 2017  Comments • 8

If you’re looking for a high-adrenaline, fast-paced afternoon, the racetrack is a good place to go…especially when a lively group of stuffed animals are the drivers!

Throwback Thursday: Happy World Space Week

Gina Asprocolas  October 5th, 2017 

Did you know? October 4th to 10th is the time to celebrate a totally out of this world holiday: World Space Week!

Founded by the...

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Hispanic Heritage Month book picks

Michael Barrett  October 4th, 2017 

In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are celebrating the profound accomplishments Hispanic and Latino Americans have made to our ever-growing, diverse society. We...

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Scholastic at New York Comic Con!

Brooke Shearouse  October 3rd, 2017 

New York Comic Con is almost here! The East Coast's biggest pop culture convention will be held October 5–8. Many Scholastic authors and illustrators will...

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5 questions with Micol Ostow, author of the new YA novel Mean Girls

I Read YA  October 3rd, 2017 

In Celebration of Mean Girls Day (#MeanGirlsDay) and the new YA novel Mean Girls (#MeanGirlsBook) we sat down with YA author Micol Ostow for a quick Q&A!

Resources for talking to your children about the Las Vegas shooting

Morgan Baden  October 2nd, 2017 

With the Las Vegas tragedy on our minds, we're thinking of the impossible conversations families and educators will be having in the days to come. 

Happy 10th birthday, BookFlix!

Guest Blogger  October 2nd, 2017 

BookFlix, a digital literacy resource for students in grades Pre-K–3, is turning 10 this year, and for all those who agree that one day just isn’t long enough to celebrate...

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Art & Writing Awards: Meet Lucy - an art educator

Michael Barrett  September 29th, 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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Summer reading around the globe: Nigeria's success

Alexandra Wladich  September 28th, 2017 

Earlier this week we announced the Best in State schools, top libraries and top community partners who logged the most reading minutes in the 2017 Scholastic Summer...

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I read YA's summer 2018 cover reveals

Gina Asprocolas  September 28th, 2017 

Yesterday, I read YA hosted a great mini-campaign on Twitter: every hour on the hour, beginning at 11am ET, they revealed a cover of a new YA book set to release next...

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Top 10 "Scholastic Reads" episodes for #InternationalPodcastDay!

Nicole Ortiz  September 28th, 2017 

This Saturday is International Podcast Day! To celebrate this powerful entertainment and education medium, our team gathered a few top episodes on Scholastic Reads...

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#TechTalk with Scholastic: Introducing Ryan

Scholastic  September 27th, 2017 

The best part about working at Scholastic is knowing that the end result of my labors means a kid gets to read a book. —Ryan Goudjil...

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 3 Questions with Bill Konigsberg, author of Honestly Ben

Brooke Shearouse  September 27th, 2017 

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions [in this instance 3 Questions] is a spotlight on OOM dedicated to exploring Scholastic’s amazing distinct voices. We’...

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Congratulations, happy campers!

Gina Asprocolas  September 27th, 2017 

The results of the 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge are in!

Celebrating September 26th book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  September 26th, 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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From page to screen: Aimee Friedman talks about the "Sea Change" movie adaptation

Guest Blogger  September 25th, 2017 

Sea Change was released into the world in 2009, and now, television viewers can watch it on Lifetime! Below, the New York Times bestselling author of ...

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The Magic School Bus visits Times Square

Emily Morrow  September 25th, 2017 

The Magic School Bus took a special field trip to Times Square as we rang the Closing Bell at Nasdaq!

Banned Books Week 2017

Brooke Shearouse  September 25th, 2017 

What do Drama, The Hunger Games, and Captain Underpants all have in common?

Apart from being wonderful books...each of them has, at one point or another,...

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Scholastic continues supporting educators affected by recent hurricanes

Scholastic  September 25th, 2017 

All of us at Scholastic are sending support and well wishes to the educators, children, and families affected by the recent hurricanes. As noted by our first response to...

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Get a first look at Jim Kay's Marauder's Map

Emily Morrow  September 22nd, 2017 

We dropped a few hints on social media earlier this week about a big reveal that was coming with #ISolemnlySwear (in case you missed them, look here and here!). Some of...

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