Pop quiz: what do Harry Potter, BONE, The Hunger Games, and Captain Underpants all have in common?
Yes, they're wonderful books. But they've also each been...Read more
As an adult, all my reading for pleasure is entirely self-directed. I choose whatever I want! I mostly find books through recommendations from friends, or lists I keep of...Read more
Earlier this month, Scholastic released results from the first-ever Kids & Family Reading Report, India Edition, a nation-wide survey of children aged 6-17...Read more
One of the most famous magical elements in J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world, a Patronus is a pure, protective magical concentration of happiness and hope and continues to be...Read more
This year, we're celebrating 30 years of The Baby-sitters Club! We tasked our summer intern, Emily Bowman, with reading her very first BSC book and answering some...Read more
Scholastic Book Fairs coordinators and volunteers have expressed an interest in having an online space where they can connect with each other to share ideas and...Read more
Shadow House #1: The Gathering is a spooky book (and supplementary app!) featuring a house that's more than just haunted...it's hungry.
We have a few great new job opportunities, which we've highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one!
The deadline for aspiring young journalists between the ages of 10 and 14 to apply to join the 2016–2017 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps is September 23, 2016!
Today on OOM we’re having so much fun celebrating International Talk Like a Pirate Day! We’re practicing our impressions by reading some great books from Scholastic...Read more
Around 250,000 children from across all 50 states and 25 countries read 204,594,918 minutes in the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! We are so...Read more
Have I mentioned that I am a quilter? If not, now you know, and you can understand why I am excited to talk about National Sewing Month. It is also Shameless Promotion...Read more
There's a new head librarian in town! On Wednesday, Carla Hayden was sworn in as the Library of Congress' Librarian. Carla is the first African-...Read more
Back in October 2015, Scholastic announced that America’s longest-running and largest magazine for educators, Instructor Magazine®, was being...Read more
The library means many things to different people—it can serve as a home away from home, literary oasis, hands-on design lab, and so much more.
Hey, creative teens! In case you missed it, The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers announced yesterday that The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is now accepting...Read more
The election of 2016 is like no other, not only when it comes to the candidates, but how the media is covering it all. In this Washington Post article, Elliott...Read more
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...Read more
For generations, teachers have been using Scholastic Reading Club to help their students foster a lifelong love of reading.
In 2007, Captain Barrington Irving became the youngest pilot to fly around the world in a single engine airplane. On his incredible 97-day journey, he...Read more
This week, it's all about ghosts.
Groovy Joe: Ice Cream and Dinosaurs by Eric Litwin and Tom Lichtenheld, two of today’s most gifted children’s book creators, is the very first picture book adventure...Read more
This morning, Entertainmenly Weekly revealed the cover and first chapter of Room author Emma Donoghue’s first children's book, The...Read more