Scholastic Parents: Get kids reading with a "New Year Reading Challenge"

Michael Barrett  January 2nd, 2018 

Scholastic Parents created a special #NewYearReadingChallenge reading activity calendar to motivate kids to become frequent independent readers. 

Celebrating January 2nd book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  January 2nd, 2018 

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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Top 20 moments from the Scholastic Reads podcast in 2017

Emily Morrow  December 28th, 2017 

As 2017 comes to a close, we're taking a look back at some of our favorite moments over the last year on the Scholastic Reads podcast. From read-alouds and jokes to...

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Celebrating December 26th book releases from Scholastic!

Lauren Carr  December 27th, 2017 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating some book birthdays for new releases from Scholastic, out this week! Check out the list below of great reads for all ages, and let...

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Start reading The Notebook of Doom: Battle of the Boss-Monster

Emily Morrow  December 27th, 2017 

Alexander Bopp and The Notebook of Doom are back in book #13: Battle of the Boss-Monsters, and you can start reading it right here!

On the podcast: Holiday book lists and trends to watch for in 2018

Emily Morrow  December 21st, 2017 

We've just released a new podcast episode! This week, we're celebrating the holidays and starting to look ahead to 2018.

10 articles from Scholastic Parents you should read this month

Guest Blogger  December 21st, 2017 

Our Scholastic Parents blogs, Raise a Reader and The Learning Toolkit, offer readers everything from fun craft projects to book recommendations — here are some recent...

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Throwback Thursday: Merry Christmas

Gina Asprocolas  December 21st, 2017 

Happy Throwback Thursday! With this being the last Thursday before Christmas, Deimosa and I decided to look for vintage Christmas books. We found a very unique mix!

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A Wings of Fire Twitter takeover!

Gina Asprocolas  December 20th, 2017 

The graphic novelization of the first book in Tui T. Sutherland's Wings of Fire series hits shelves January 2, 2018... but you don't have to wait for a...

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#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions with Peter Raymundo author/illustrator of the Third Grade Mermaid Series

Brooke Shearouse  December 20th, 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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School Librarians of the Year look ahead to 2018 education trends

Brittany Sullivan  December 20th, 2017 

What education trends will be big in the New Year? We asked all four School Library Journal School Librarians of the Year—Michelle Carlson Colte, Kristina A.

Our best education stories of 2017

Julia Graeper  December 19th, 2017 

All of these stories are either really smart, or funny, or full of heart, or offers a new and exciting way to think about the education topics we grapple with all day long...

Five days of giveaways: Win a set of books from our Holiday Gift Guide!

Nicole Ortiz  December 18th, 2017 

Happy Holidays, OOM readers! In the spirit of the holiday season, we want to encourage our followers to give the gift of reading. So, we’re hosting a sweepstakes on our...

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95 years in 95 days: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Michael Barrett  December 18th, 2017 

Follow @artandwriting on Instagram to get an insider's look at its 95-year history celebrating America's creative teens.

I got married in a bookstore and it was magic

Emily Morrow  December 18th, 2017 

Reader, I married him. 

But let me back up a bit: As a lifelong bookworm, Jane Eyre fan, and social media manager, after my boyfriend proposed (using a line from...

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Enter for a chance to win a Branches starter pack, and grow a reader!

Guest Blogger  December 15th, 2017  Comments • 93

It’s been a great year for Branches! This line of Scholastic fully-illustrated early chapter books is designed to grow newly independent readers, and with 19 different...

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10 memorable Kid Reporter moments of 2017

Brittany Sullivan  December 15th, 2017 

This was an action-packed year for the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps—a team of talented young reporters, ages 10–14, from across the country and around...

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Students add new, free books to their home libraries thanks to My Very Own Library

Josephine Djonovic  December 14th, 2017 

This week, I attended a My Very Own Library event at the Roberto Clemente School in Newark, NJ. Roberto Clemente School is one of the 31 schools...

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On the podcast: The new Jedi master behind Star Wars: Jedi Academy

Emily Morrow  December 14th, 2017 

We have a new podcast episode! This week, like the rest of the country, we caught Star Wars fever. We sat down with Jarrett J.

Scholastic reports fiscal 2018 First Quarter results

Scholastic  December 14th, 2017 

Today, Scholastic reported results for the Company’s fiscal 2018 second quarter ended November 30, 2017. You can see the complete press release here.

Holiday Gift Guide: Scholastic Parent & Child® 2017 Gold Star Toys Announced

Josephine Djonovic  December 13th, 2017 

Scholastic Parent & Child® is excited to announce the winners of its fifth annual Gold Star Toy Awards. This year’s 15 winning children’s toys and games are...

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A new Captain Underpants TV series is coming to Netflix!

Emily Morrow  December 12th, 2017 

Tra-la-laa! Netflix and DreamWorks Animation TV announced today that a brand new Captain Underpants TV series, based on the supa-epic books by Dav Pilkey, will be coming...

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Hanukkah books and resources

Morgan Baden  December 12th, 2017 

Hanukkah begins at sundown on December 12. (Hey, that's today!) We have plenty of book lists and activities for families to help celebrate this special time of year. 

Career Corner: A December Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  December 12th, 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! As always, you can also...

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2018 children’s book trends: Our Scholastic Book Clubs editors make top predictions

Michael Barrett  December 12th, 2017 

Learn about the five top trends and take a family reading challenge with a special calendar created by Scholastic Parents.