20 bookish Halloween costumes we loved

Emily Morrow  November 1st, 2017 

Halloween night was filled with tricks, treats, candy, and costumes — and we saw some GREAT costumes! We asked our readers to share their bookish costumes with us, and...

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It's November...Time to celebrate picture books!

Scholastic  November 1st, 2017 

The month of November is Aviation History Month, International Drum Month, and, unofficially, the month to try as many pumpkin recipes as possible. At Scholastic, though,...

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The tools classrooms need to teach civics education and media literacy

Stephanie Agresti  November 1st, 2017 

There is a critical need to help students understand the world around them and how they fit in it. Including civics education and media literacy as...

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Celebrating October 31st book releases from Scholastic!

Lauren Carr  October 31st, 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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Start reading The Wrong Train by Jeremy de Quidt

Emily Morrow  October 30th, 2017 

Halloween is just one day away, and we've been preparing ALL month long by reading some of our favorite spooky stories. Here on the blog, we've been sharing an excerpt of...

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R.L. Stine and Marc Brown talk Mary McScary on Facebook Live

Gina Asprocolas  October 30th, 2017 

Halloween is right around the corner, so you know what that means – Goosebumps creator R.L. Stine dropped by our office to talk about all things spooky!...

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Dream Jumper 2 Twitter takeover

Graphix  October 30th, 2017 

Dream Jumper #2: Curse of the Harvester comes out tomorrow (!!), so to celebrate, @GraphixBooks hosted a #DreamJumperTakeover on Twitter this weekend!

Live with Scholastic Parents: Understanding Learning Differences

Guest Blogger  October 27th, 2017 

This week, the Scholastic Parents team visited the Understood.org offices to chat with two experts about understanding learning differences and ways parents can be...

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Stayton Intermediate/Middle School Wins Scholastic Book Fairs Spring 2017 National Elementary School Contest

Josephine Djonovic  October 27th, 2017 

Earlier this month Stayton Intermediate/Middle School in Stayton, OR celebrated its achievement as the first place winner of the Scholastic Book Fairs...

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On the podcast: Why representation in children's books matters

Emily Morrow  October 26th, 2017 

This week, we relased our 50th podcast episode. And it's a very special one: We wanted to have a conversation about representation in children's books and why it is so...

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How one district made summer count with community partners!

Stephanie Agresti  October 26th, 2017 

It’s always the right time of year to celebrate what works in supporting students.

Creature feature: Four great books with unique beasts

Guest Blogger  October 25th, 2017 

Ghouls and goblins, monsters and witches — Halloween is filled with magical creatures of all shapes, sizes, and evil intentions! This got us thinking about some of our...

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Start reading Beanstalker and Other Hilarious Scarytales by Kiersten White

Emily Morrow  October 25th, 2017 

Halloween is less than a week away, and we are loving every second we've spent reading spooky stories! To help YOU get in the spirit too, we've been sharing an excerpt of...

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If picture book characters wore Halloween costumes

Guest Blogger  October 24th, 2017 

With the 31st right around the corner, kids across the country are meticulously planning their Halloween costumes. But how come humans are the only ones who get...

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Live from our Library: Halloween edition

Emily Morrow  October 24th, 2017 

This week, Scholastic librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey went live on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page to share her Halloween reading recommendations for every age!

I scream YA Week 1 recap

Gina Asprocolas  October 24th, 2017 

Beginning last Tuesday, I read YA transformed into I scream YA! For the next two weeks, I scream YA will share horror-themed content across Twitter and Instagram, perfect...

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The Witch Boy Twitter takeover

Graphix  October 23rd, 2017 

The Witch Boy by Molly Ostertag is a new graphic novel hitting shelves on October 31 that follows thirteen-year-old Aster, a boy who desperately wants to be a...

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Education stories we love

Julia Graeper  October 20th, 2017 

Want to find out what else is happening in education at Scholastic? Follow @ScholasticEd!

Start reading Goosebumps SlappyWorld: I Am Slappy's Evil Twin

Emily Morrow  October 20th, 2017 

Things are getting spooky on our blog! Each week, we're sharing an excerpt of a book that is sure to help get you in the Halloween spirit.

Art & Writing Awards: Meet Rebecca - an art educator

Michael Barrett  October 19th, 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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Throwback Thursday: Halloween costume sales, trick-or-treating and more from Classroom Magazines

Gina Asprocolas  October 19th, 2017 

As you can probably tell just by our last few OOM posts, we really get into the Halloween spirit here at Scholastic. That made me think that we've probably always been...

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13 spook-tacular books to read this Halloween

Emily Morrow  October 19th, 2017 

What's the best part of Halloween? For us, it's curling up with pumpkin- and ghost-filled books! We rounded up some spooky, sinister and supernatural tales that are...

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12 Scholastic Parents articles to read this month

Guest Blogger  October 18th, 2017 

Our Scholastic Parents blogs, Raise a Reader and The Learning Toolkit, offer readers eve

6 questions with Shadow House author Dan Poblocki

Guest Blogger  October 16th, 2017 

Halloween is almost here, and to help us celebrate, we sat down with Shadow House author, Dan Poblocki, to talk writing, scary stories, and more!

Get your #GraphixFearFix with these 7 spooky scenes from graphic novels

Graphix  October 16th, 2017 

Last Friday, Graphix Books celebrated Friday the 13th by sharing seven terror-ific panels from our graphic novels! Scroll on down—if you dare—to see them all! Check out #...

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