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Scholastic 2017 reading bingo

Deimosa Webber-Bey  January 19th, 2017 

Setting reading goals for yourself and the children in your world is a fun way to open a world of possible each year, and in 2016 we shared our first reading challenge for...

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Parenting victory: when my daughter loves the same picture books that I did

Julia Graeper  January 18th, 2017 
One of the small pleasures of parenting is finding that my daughter loves some of the same picture books that I did as a child.

Reading YA in College

Anushka Mehrotra  January 18th, 2017 

The thing about being an English major is that, in college, while you get to read a lot of the classics and Pulitzer prize winners, there’s a high chance you haven’t...

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Join in Teach Graphix Week!

Emily Morrow  January 17th, 2017 
Next week is #TeachGRAPHIXWeek, a week-long celebration of graphic novels that will include a live broadcast, Skype calls with Graphix authors and illustrators, free teaching... Read more

Moving Day: What about books?

Michael Barrett  January 13th, 2017 

"Once upon a time...”

This is how many of the first stories my mother read aloud to me as a child began. The plot most likely played out as follows: protagonist...

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Books for Friday the 13th

Josephine Djonovic  January 13th, 2017 

TGIF! Oh wait. It’s Friday the 13th!

6 new book trailers you won't want to miss

Emily Morrow  January 13th, 2017 

I am totally the kind of person who thinks the trailers are the best part of going to the movies. So it's probably no surprise that I'm also into book trailers! Here are...

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Career Corner: A January Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  January 12th, 2017 

Happy New Year! Scholastic has some new job postings, which we've highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one!

Throwback Thursday: Martin Luther King, Jr. in classroom magazines

Gina Asprocolas  January 12th, 2017 

It's the first Throwback Thursday post of the year! With Martin Luther King, Jr. Day happening this Monday, our...

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7 ways to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in your classroom

Emily Morrow  January 11th, 2017 

This year, we're celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 16. We've rounded up some of our teaching resources to help you start conversations in the...

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A winter wonderland of books!

Brooke Shearouse  January 10th, 2017 

Now that the light breezes of fall have turned into bitter cold winds of winter, there’s nothing we want to do more than stay at home and curl up with a good book. To feel...

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First look flyer: Scholastic Reading Club - January 2017

Nicole Ortiz  January 6th, 2017 
The Scholastic Reading Club “Book Boys” hosted our monthly "First Look Flyer” Facebook Live today to help parents and educators find some great reads through the Scholastic... Read more

Reading resolutions 2017

Gina Asprocolas  January 5th, 2017 

New year, new resolutions, new you!

Here on OOM we like to share with you our reading resolutions for the year. Some of us (like me!) aim to read...

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20 years of Animorphs

Morgan Baden  January 5th, 2017 

Calling all Animorphs fans: the series is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year (!), and over on Entertainment Weekly, one of the authors of the series, K.A....

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On the podcast: Dav Pilkey on using humor to get kids reading

Emily Morrow  January 4th, 2017 

Dav Pilkey is the award-winning author of the Captain Underpants series. This week, he joined us in the studio to introduce his newest laugh-out-loud...

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Great reads for Star Wars fans

Brooke Shearouse  January 4th, 2017 

We at Scholastic can’t stop talking about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the first film in the Star Wars Anthology series. To tide us over while we wait for the...

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We're celebrating new releases from Scholastic, out today!

Brooke Shearouse  January 3rd, 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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End of the year reading bingo recap

Deimosa Webber-Bey  December 29th, 2016 

In 2016 I didn’t read a book written by a teenager, a book set in South America (well, I counted it in my Eisner square), a book with a dog on the cover, a book written by...

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Librarians share their predictions for education trends in 2017

Brittany Sullivan  December 29th, 2016 

Now that 2016 has come to a close, we chatted with eight outstanding librarians to get their takes on what trends will have a meaningful impact on the education field in...

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Happy book birthdays to new releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  December 27th, 2016 

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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Throwback Thursday: Happy holidays

Gina Asprocolas  December 22nd, 2016 
The holidays are here! Hanukkah begins Saturday night, Christmas is this Sunday, and Kwanzaa begins Monday night.

Lexus Eco Challenge 2016

Emily Morrow  December 21st, 2016 

A healthy body of water is one that is indicative of flourishing bug life. When you’ve got bugs in your creek or stream, you’ve got fish feeding on them. A healthy...

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Books for Nguzo Saba: the seven principles of Kwanzaa

Deimosa Webber-Bey  December 20th, 2016 

This year marks the 50th birthday of Kwanzaa, founded in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga.

Top trends in children's books for 2017

Michael Barrett  December 20th, 2016 

Scholastic Reading Club editors make their 2017 predictions of the "must reads" in children's books.