Author Sarah Mlynowski recently stopped by our offices to chat with us about her Whatever After series, her love of fairy tales, and what's on her mind. We thought we'd...Read more
Today is National “Tell a Fairy Tale Day,” my new favorite holiday. For as long as I can remember, fairy tales have always held a special place in my heart. As a child, I...Read more
What is it like to spend the night in a bookstore?
I know you all are conjuring up images of comfy sleeping bags, soft lighting and quiet reading before drifting...Read more
Why do teachers teach? What resources do teachers need to best meet the needs of their students? Do teachers find their evaluations helpful? How is technology changing the...Read more
We asked 20,000 teachers for their thoughts on the rewards and challenges of teaching. Tomorrow, we'll be revealing the data over on the Scholastic Teachers Facebook page...Read more
We're getting ready for World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) on March 5, and to help get in the spirit, Pam Allyn, founder of LitWorld and the creator of WRAD, will be taking over...Read more
Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!
Today is International Mother Language Day, a day that celebrates linguistic and cultural diversity throughout the world. While it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly how many...Read more
If you're from the Northeast, this isn't news to you: It's been a brutal winter.
It's a special month for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards as their Art.Write.Now.Tour—a stunning traveling exhibition of more than 130 pieces of Award–winning work—...Read more
Scholastic Reading Club is excited to share the March Star Readers! These book worms were selected to be featured in a Reading Club flyer for their grade
Welcome Harmonie Rosenberg to OOM! She's guest blogging today with a pretty exciting announcement...
Book Whisperer Donalyn Miller recently shared with Scholastic's Instructor magazine her strategies for building a love of learning in students. We've...Read more
"I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it."
And so began Toni Morrison's writing career. Decades later, she is one of the most renowned authors of our...Read more
We woke up to some great news this morning: Scholastic has won "Best Community Engagement" from Ragan's PR Daily!
One of my earliest memories from elementary school is writing a report on legendary athlete and civil rights pioneer Jackie Robinson. As a child, I was amazed by Robinson’...Read more
I watched three hours of the Winter Olympics last night -- something I normally don't do! -- just to make sure I didn't miss the ice dancing competition. Why? Because ever...Read more
Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny—or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!... Read more
Earlier this week, while Jess was helping me decide what book to read next (one of many reasons why having a librarian in your life is awesome!) she asked me, “Do you have...Read more
Happy Valentine’s Day—and Happy Birthday, Clifford!
Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler. Daisy and Gatsby. Winnie and Jesse. Heathcliff and Catherine. Romeo and Juliet...Read more
Who needs a Valentine, anyway? We're hosting a Twitter party tonight (7pm ET) with Elizabeth Eulberg and This is Teen. You should totally join.
Book nerds, rejoice!
It’s “Library Lovers’ Month.”
Sure, this week is full of cupids, romantic cards and candy, but it’s time to send a big ol’ Valentine to...Read more
We love the Olympic Games, but why should athletes get all the glory? At the STACKS, Scholastic’s website for kids ages 8-12, we believe readers deserve a major stage to...Read more