Celebrate National Poetry Month!

Brooke Shearouse  April 5th, 2017 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating National Poetry Month! Taking place each April, National Poetry Month increases awareness and appreciation of poetry in the...

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Happy 89th birthday Dr. Maya Angelou!

Loribelle Lapaix  April 4th, 2017 

In celebration of April being Black Women’s History Month, National Poetry Month and the month of Dr. Angelou’s birthday, I would like to pay tribute to her by sharing...

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Meet the debut authors of the new middle grade fantasy "Defender of the Realm!"

Brooke Shearouse  April 4th, 2017 

Debut authors Mark Huckerby and Nick Ostler, who are established screenwriters for television, stopped by OOM today to tell us about Defender of the Realm, an...

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Teachers, Libraries and Community Partners: Pre-register today for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Alexandra Wladich  April 3rd, 2017 

Today is an important day for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge; educators can now build their classrooms and pre-register their students to participate...

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Opening Day: Home run Reads

Nicole Ortiz  April 3rd, 2017 

With the start of each new month, there is always something to look forward to. Whether you’re looking forward to a holiday, an event, a birthday, a vacation, or even just...

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New book by Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst explains why how we read matters for students

Stephanie Agresti  March 31st, 2017 

The moment we’ve all been waiting for is finally here!

National Crayon Day: Three Colorful Book Picks

Guest Blogger  March 31st, 2017 

Get reading this weekend with books about these "colorful" characters.

On the podcast: A behind-the-scenes look at the new Horizon series

Emily Morrow  March 30th, 2017 

We've just released a new podcast episode! This week, we're joined in the studio by New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld (Uglies...

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Kids help save the planet: Exclusive interview with Jane Goodall

Stephanie Agresti  March 30th, 2017 

Kid Reporters part of the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps cover important topics and interview fascinating people from across the country and around the world every day....

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Students in alternative settings discover the power of reading

Brittany Sullivan  March 30th, 2017 

It’s no secret that providing access to high-quality, age appropriate books can have a big impact on students’ literacy skills and future academic success. But, what does...

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National Craft Month: Meet the KLUTZ team

Guest Blogger  March 29th, 2017 

March is National Craft Month and to celebrate, we’re inviting you to dive into some of the creative minds working at Klutz. We’re taking you to the folks behind the craft...

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#WCW: Our favorite female characters

Nicole Ortiz  March 29th, 2017 

As we reach the end of March and Women’s History Month, I wanted to recap some of our posts from this month and share them with you all. We have all had a great time...

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First look at Horizon by Scott Westerfeld

Emily Morrow  March 28th, 2017 

We are SO excited to be publishing the brand new multiplatform series Horizon. It's a survival story of epic proportions that's perfect for 8- to 12-year-old readers! ...

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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards at The Met

Michael Barrett  March 28th, 2017 

Are you in the New York City-area now through May 29th? Be sure to add a vist to the Metropolitan Museum of Art on your "must visit" list.

Celebrating March 28 book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  March 28th, 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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Live from our library: books that celebrate Women's History Month

Deimosa Webber-Bey  March 24th, 2017 

Today, on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, I shared some recommendations for books that celebrate Women's History Month and feature main characters that are ...

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Victoria Scott's pictorial inspirations for her newest book, "Hear the Wolves"

Emily Morrow  March 24th, 2017 

Noted YA novelist Victoria Scott makes her middle grade debut with Hear the Wolves, the breathtaking story of one girl’s fight to save her family in the...

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On the podcast: Happy Dreamer

Emily Morrow  March 23rd, 2017 

We've just released a new podcast episode! This week, author and illustrator Peter H.

Complex identities: My "Bookprint" post

Loribelle Lapaix  March 23rd, 2017 

As a new contributor to the Scholastic On Our Minds blog, I was asked to write a “Bookprint” post detailing the five books that have shaped my love for reading....

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Throwback Thursday: Female winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Gina Asprocolas  March 23rd, 2017 

This week's Throwback Thursday could almost double as a "before they were famous!"

As you might have seen earlier on the blog, the ...

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Watch the first trailer for Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Emily Morrow  March 22nd, 2017 

Tra-la-laaaaa! The first trailer for Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie is here! It's slated to hit theaters June 2, so be sure to catch up on the best-selling...

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Cover reveal: Shadowhouse Fall by Daniel José Older

Emily Morrow  March 22nd, 2017 

If you couldn't get enough of Shadowshaper, your wait for more from Daniel José Older is almost over! Shadowhouse Fall will hit shelves on September 12. ...

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Cover reveal: All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater

Emily Morrow  March 21st, 2017 

Mark your calendars, YA fans! All the Crooked Saints will be available October 10! 

Confessions of a Book Nerd

Nicole Ortiz  March 21st, 2017 

The beauty of being a book nerd is getting to love books unapologetically. No matter what kind of literature you love to read, you can bet there are more people out there...

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Nominate the 2017 School Librarian of the Year!

Brittany Sullivan  March 21st, 2017 

Do you know a teacher librarian who constantly goes above and beyond—someone who fearlessly tackles new technology to inspire colleagues, students, and the community?

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