Parent bloggers share their Summer Reading Challenge photos!

Guest Blogger  July 15th, 2014 

Special thanks to Corporate Communications intern Melissa for writing this post! For more information on the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, visit www.scholastic....

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Literary adventures in London

Nadia Almahdi  July 15th, 2014 

Traveling to new places - whether it's in person or through books (as OOM-er Stephanie wrote earlier blog post) Summer is a great time to expore new places. I studied...

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Scholastic to launch new multi-platform series, “TombQuest”

Stephanie Smith  July 15th, 2014  Comments • 1

Attention, fans of The 39 Clues, Infinity Ring, and Spirit Animals series: we’re thrilled to announce that we are launching a new multi-platform adventure series, ...

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What's your local bookstore or library like?

Guest Blogger  July 14th, 2014  Comments • 2

Happy Monday! We hope your weekend was filled with great reads. Today's guest post comes from Stephanie Agresti, one of of the three interns working on the...

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Celebrating Bastille Day with books

Stephanie Smith  July 14th, 2014 

Growing up, I recall hearing stories from my godmother who would travel to Paris most summers when she was a teenager. I learned about the food, the shopping, and of...

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Are you watching the World Cup this weekend? Miguel is!

Guest Blogger  July 12th, 2014 

You may remember seeing guest posts from Clifford the Big Red Dog a little while ago. (Missed 'em?

In Our Feeds: Bookish benches, Muggles with FOMO, and a tribute to Walter Dean Myers

Lia Zneimer  July 11th, 2014 

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found funny, provocative or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

On the anniversary of To Kill a Mockingbird

Guest Blogger  July 11th, 2014 

On this day in 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird was published.

Embrace your (literary) geekness

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 11th, 2014 

This Sunday is Embrace Your Geekness Day. That means you officially have an excuse to lay your reservations aside for one full day and let that freak flag...

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Author Jude Watson on heists and hijinks

Stephanie Smith  July 10th, 2014 

Hi OOM Readers,

I'm Rachel Griffiths, editor to bestselling author Jude Watson, and today I've got a treat for you as sweet as that first sip of summer lemonade. I'...

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Space is the place to be this summer!

Guest Blogger  July 10th, 2014 

What do you get when five animal friends­—each with very different personalities—run an intergalactic clubhouse in outer space? Infinite laughs in zero gravity, of course...

176,438,473 summer reading minutes and counting...

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 9th, 2014 

Today we hit an epic milestone in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: kids have officially surpassed the 2013 World Record for summer reading. This calls for many an...

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#CelebrateHarry: What is your childhood book patronus?

Michael Barrett  July 9th, 2014  Comments • 1

In honor of Harry Potter month, we are providing some fun posts all month long related to our favorite wizard.

One of the best parts of the series...

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Stuff YA Readers Say

Morgan Baden  July 9th, 2014 

It's funny 'cause it's true!

Magical moments in The Scholastic Store

Michael Strouse  July 8th, 2014 

Last week, Nadia shared the details of how we were Celebrating the Magic of Harry Potter in The Scholastic Store. After a full week of events, we are having a blast...

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Dav Pilkey was a 2nd grade zinester

Deimosa Webber-Bey  July 8th, 2014 

Zine month is upon us, and while these self-published items have grown in popularity in the past decade+, they have actually been around for a while. For...

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Celebrate Harry Potter month with our memory wall!

Scholastic  July 8th, 2014  Comments • 99

We know every month is Harry Potter month to many readers, but July is special: it's the month both Harry and J.K. Rowling celebrate their birthdays!

We know it's important to read from birth...but why?

Guest Blogger  July 7th, 2014  Comments • 2

Two weeks ago we announced our support of the new guidelines from AAP to read to children beginning from birth.

In Our Feeds: Art, the future of reading, and criticism

Morgan Baden  July 7th, 2014 

Last week was a holiday (hello, 4th of July!) so we skipped In Our Feeds. But the Internet never stops, so here we are today with a list of links we recommend to get your...

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Shameless YA reader

Deimosa Webber-Bey  July 3rd, 2014  Comments • 2

A few weeks ago, explaining myself in the blog post “Why I read YA”, I brought up several reasons why YA literature appeals to me. Shamelessly, I am in the 30-...

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Remembering Walter Dean Myers, 1937-2014

Scholastic  July 2nd, 2014  Comments • 6

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that Walter Dean Myers passed away on July 1, 2014.

Otherwise known as the books that changed my life: A 'My Bookprint' post

Guest Blogger  July 2nd, 2014 

We're thrilled to have three summer interns in the Corporate Communications team, all of whom will be blogging right here throughout the months ahead. You've read...

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Summer reads that can take you anywhere

Stephanie Smith  July 1st, 2014 

Growing up I used to love watching Arthur, the television show based on the popular book series by Marc Brown.  I distinctly remember watching an episode where Arthur was...

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How every child can be a fearless summer reader

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 1st, 2014  Comments • 1

Pam Allyn recently wrote a piece for The Huffington Post Parents Blog on how parents can encourage their children to be fearless summer readers. "Summer...

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July is Harry Potter month at The Scholastic Store!

Nadia Almahdi  July 1st, 2014 

Obviously, we’re all HUGE Harry Potter fans at Scholastic. Celebrating his birthday on July 31st didn’t seem like enough…so we’re celebrating ALL MONTH LONG at The...

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