In Our Feeds: An ancient library, beautiful chalk art, and a drinkable book

Kristen Joerger  May 16th, 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!

Children’s Book Week celebrations continue!

Michael Strouse  May 16th, 2014  Comments • 1

Earlier in the week, Emma wrote about Children's Book Week.

All-Stars continue to inspire across the country

Brittany Sullivan  May 15th, 2014 

We recently announced the 2014 Scholastic READ 180 and System 44 All-Star Award winners, 13 amazing students in grades 5–12 who overcame obstacles to...

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Carnegie Science Center Goes “Reading Under the Stars”

Michael Barrett  May 14th, 2014 

Parents and kids are finding fun and unique ways to go “reading under the stars” this year in support of the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge....

The best books for a celestial occultation

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 14th, 2014 

In case you missed it, we're currently experiencing a celestial occultation. Yep, as of 6:15am EST, the moon began to pass in front of Saturn, blocking it from view (also...

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Giveaway! The End (Almost)

Morgan Baden  May 14th, 2014  Comments • 3

Midweek feels like a good time for a giveaway!

Clifford the Big Red Dog takes a trip out west

Guest Blogger  May 13th, 2014 

Everyone could use a vacation once in a while--especially Clifford the Big Red Dog. With so many BIG things happening for him, a much-needed road trip was in order....

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60th Anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education

Alexandra Wladich  May 13th, 2014 

May 17 is the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. In 1954 the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision striking down "separate but equal" segregation in public...

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Staying relevant in a digital world

Morgan Baden  May 13th, 2014 

It's no secret the worlds of publishing, education, and technology have changed in the 90+ years since Scholastic has been in business. So how do we stay relevant? ...

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Celebrating Children’s Book Week

Emma Brockway  May 12th, 2014 

Today marks the beginning of Children’s Book Week, a coast-to-coast celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading. This year Children’s Book Week is being...

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From the NFL to NASA: an interview with Leland Melvin

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 12th, 2014  Comments • 1

As you probably know by now, NASA Astronaut Leland Melvin is a part of our Summer Reading Challenge team.

In Our Feeds: Writing poetry with sand, abandoning certain books, and a Mother’s Day gift guide

Alexandra Wladich  May 9th, 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!

Parenting as a wallflower

Michael Strouse  May 9th, 2014 

There has been a lot of talk about introverts lately. While it may be trendy to be an introvert these days, I've always been one and have not found it quite as trendy. I...

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We need diverse books

Morgan Baden  May 8th, 2014 

When #WeNeedDiverseBooks started on Twitter, we found ourselves enthusiastically agreeing.

10 tips to get kids reading this summer

Michael Barrett  May 8th, 2014 

The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge launched this Monday - and we already have over 600,000 kids signed-up across the nation!

 

Okay, so your kid...

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Books make great petzzz!

Guest Blogger  May 8th, 2014 

#BookPetzzz; noun.Definition: the book you treasure most; your favorite story; the picture book you want to cuddle up with...

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Happy Mother's Day!

Nadia Almahdi  May 7th, 2014  Comments • 1

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! In addition to honoring the mothers in our own lives, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite literary mothers!

Getting ready for our Fall 2014 Librarian Preview

Morgan Baden  May 7th, 2014 

Our Fall 2014 Online Preview for upcoming titles won't be live until May 14, but School Library Journal got a sneak peek during the filming...

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Thank you, teachers, today and always

Morgan Baden  May 6th, 2014 

"Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world." - Malala Yousafzai

Honoring the 2014 Outstanding Educators

Alexandra Wladich  May 6th, 2014 

Through the work we do here at Scholastic, I find myself inspired by the passion educators have for their students and their success.

Varian Johnson on the #GreatGreeneChallenge

Guest Blogger  May 5th, 2014 

UPDATE: Publishers Weekly has covered the #greatgreenechallenge, too!

Books to read this Cinco de Mayo / Libros para leer este Cinco de Mayo

Michael Barrett  May 5th, 2014 

by Guest Bloggers Concetta Gleason and Mariel Lopez, Club Leo

Today we celebrate…what exactly? Cinco de Mayo is certainly a celebration,...

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