First look at Scholastic's Fall 2017 middle grade and YA titles (plus a giveaway!)

Emily Morrow  June 12th, 2017  Comments • 72

Last week, you heard all about upcoming Picture Books and Chapter Books in our Fall 2017 Online Preview.

This week, though, is all about middle grade and YA...

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What we're reading: Everything I know about parenting I learned from kids books

Emily Morrow  June 9th, 2017 

This heartfelt piece from The Cut encourages parents — and parents-to-be — to put down the parenting books and pick up, surprisingly, children's books. 

Relive the 2017 Art & Writing Awards

Emily Morrow  June 9th, 2017 

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? By winning the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards!

Last night, hundreds of the country's most creative teens made...

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ICYMI: First look flyer: Scholastic Reading Club - June 2017

Nicole Ortiz  June 9th, 2017 

The Scholastic Reading Club “Book Boys” hosted our monthly "First Look Flyer” Facebook Live on Wednesday to help parents and educators find some great reads through the...

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On the podcast: author Bill Konigsberg

Emily Morrow  June 8th, 2017 

Just in time for Pride Month, we have a brand new podcast episode featuring award-winning author Bill Konigsberg! Bill is the author of 

Celebrate World Oceans Day with bestselling author Luanne Rice

Brooke Shearouse  June 8th, 2017 

It’s World Oceans Day, and to celebrate, author Luanne Rice stopped by OOM to talk about her connection to the sea and answer our questions about her newest YA novel, ...

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Celebrating best friends, both real and fictional

Emily Morrow  June 8th, 2017 

Today is National Best Friends Day, which has me thinking about what it means, exactly, to be a best friend. Among my closest friends, I know that I can count on them to...

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Career Corner: A June Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  June 8th, 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!

Get a sneak peak into a Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip RV stop!

Stephanie Agresti  June 7th, 2017 

A Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip RV stopped at Alfred J. Gomes Elementary School in New Bedford, MA yesterday!

Live from our library: best books for the summer

Deimosa Webber-Bey  June 7th, 2017 

Last month we did another episode of Live From Our Library on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, and since we are in the summer reading zone I (mostly) focused on book...

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Keep kids reading this summer: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett  June 6th, 2017 

Learn about the top things parents do to keep their kids reading over the summer months. Hint: Visit your local library!

Scholastic at BookExpo America and BookCon 2017

Gina Asprocolas  June 5th, 2017 

This weekend was a big one in the publishing world: Book Expo America (BEA) and BookCon!

This year, the back-to-back conventions...

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Celebrate National Doughnut Day!

Brooke Shearouse  June 2nd, 2017 

Here on OOM we’re celebrating one of our favorite holidays—National Doughnut Day! Held on the first Friday in June each year, the day was originally...

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Captain Underpants rings the Opening Bell at Nasdaq

Emily Morrow  June 1st, 2017  Comments • 1

Tourists in Times Square this morning were greeted with giant underpants. Of course, they belonged to the one and only Captain Underpants, who rang the Opening Bell at...

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This June, we're reading with pride!

Guest Blogger  June 1st, 2017 

This June, in recognition of Pride Month, we’re celebrating books with LGBTQ+ characters and encouraging everyone to #ReadwithPride!

Scholastic's National Advisory Council: Equity in Education

Julia Graeper  May 31st, 2017 

The meeting is an important moment for professional learning for Scholastic staff, who gather to learn from and be inspired by our diverse group of advisors.

A new Careers site for job seekers

Scholastic  May 31st, 2017 

Want to work at Scholastic? We’ve relaunched our Careers site! It’s now easier than ever to find and apply for a great job here at Scholastic. The new site is mobile...

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Raising a daughter on superhero books

Morgan Baden  May 31st, 2017 

"To the rescue!"

My daughter raises her fist and squeals that mantra everytime a superhero is mentioned or seen. Which, in our house, is often.

The New York Times Upfront explores the art of protest

Stephanie Agresti  May 31st, 2017 

Visiting art museums and looking at art is one of my favorite things to do. When I look at a new piece, I try to avoid looking at the description posted beside it that...

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Must-read picture books and chapter books: Scholastic's Fall 2017 Online Preview (and a giveaway!)

Emily Morrow  May 30th, 2017  Comments • 466

Learn more about the picture books and chapter books we're excited to publish this fall with our Fall 2017 Online Preview, PLUS enter for a chance to win advance copies!...

Summer Reading Challenge update: week 3

Emily Morrow  May 30th, 2017 

We're already three weeks in to the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge and so far (as of 11:30 AM ET), kids have logged more than 29 MILLION reading minutes!...

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The Adventures of John Blake Twitter takeover

Emily Morrow  May 30th, 2017 

The Adventures of John Blake by Philip Pullman hits stores today, and in honor of its release, @GraphixBooks (our graphic novel imprint) hosted a #...

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Celebrating May 30 book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  May 30th, 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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On the podcast: Three authors talk about writing war for young readers

Emily Morrow  May 26th, 2017 

Memorial Day Is May 29, and though it's often a time of reflection and patriotism, we realize that it can also be a moment to talk with the children in your life...

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Meet the artist: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winner Rachel Campos & Jonathan Maldonado

Josephine Djonovic  May 26th, 2017 

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards recognized 16 high school seniors who received the program’s highest national honor, the Gold Medal Portfolio, which...

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