Kinney. Pilkey. Story smashup. Enough said!

Morgan Baden  November 21st, 2013  Comments • 3

Two of the world's most beloved children's book writers and illustrators are coming together for a "story smashup!"

Celebrate Thanksgiving with OOM

Emma Brockway  November 20th, 2013 

Every Thanksgiving after the effects of turkey’s tryptophan kick in, I hunker down in my living room with a stack of books, emerging from my armchair only to make a late-...

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Charlotte Zolotow, 1915-2013

Guest Blogger  November 20th, 2013  Comments • 1

David Allender from Scholastic Reading Club shares the following about the passing of children's book author Charlotte Zolotow. Zolotow was...

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What to read AFTER watching “Catching Fire”

Michael Barrett  November 20th, 2013 

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” opens this week! Rejoice!

 

You read the book.

You already purchased your movie ticket.

You even watched the...

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This morning, on the subway...

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 20th, 2013 

Something really nice happened.

Much like many New York residents who ride the subway to work (particularly the jam-packed 1 train), I spend...

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Celebrate games and puzzles

Nadia Almahdi  November 19th, 2013 

When I heard it was National Game and Puzzle week, I jumped at the chance to write a post. I’ve always LOVED playing board games and doing puzzles. Growing up, I remember...

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What did you read this weekend?

Lia Zneimer  November 18th, 2013 

Here at Scholastic, we think it's critically important to Read Every Day, but weekends are definitely prime time for catching up on the material we didn't have a chance to...

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Meet the artist: LeUyen Pham

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 18th, 2013 

Our celebration of The Art of Read Every Day continues! This week, we're highligting the artwork of LeUyen Pham and the companion videos and discussion guides that...

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Scholastic Parent & Child's 2014 Gold Star Toy Awards!

Kristen Joerger  November 18th, 2013 

The holidays are speeding our way, and it's time once again to think about holiday shopping (kudos to you if you've already started!). To make things a little easier this...

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Update on "Thea Stilton and the Blue Scarab Hunt"

Kyle Good  November 15th, 2013  Comments • 49

Earlier this week we announced that we have stopped shipment on Thea Stilton and the Blue Scarab Hunt and are revising and reprinting. Today we have further...

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Librarian news round up

Jessica Watson  November 15th, 2013 

I was reminded recently that it has been quite a while since I have written a librarian’s news round up.  So, here are some of the topics that have stood out to me lately...

In Our Feeds: NaNoWriMo, Catching Fire frenzy, and "This is Jeopardy!"

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 15th, 2013 

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

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Parenting by Picture Book

Michael Strouse  November 14th, 2013 

I’ve long been a proponent of the Picture Book.

They are, for most kids, their first experience with reading. On the lap of a parent, the cover opens to a new world...

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Math meets fashion in premiere of Scholastic Math@Work web series

Tyler Reed  November 14th, 2013 

What does math have to do with fashion? A lot!

Students can learn about those connections in the premiere episode of our new free Math@Work web series,...

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OOM remembers John F. Kennedy

Guest Blogger  November 14th, 2013  Comments • 3

November 22nd will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Much has already been written about our 35th president in those 50 years....

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New app alert: WordGirl Superhero Training!

Guest Blogger  November 14th, 2013 

Growing up, I often stared bleary eyed at the TV as a powerful creature known as Superman soared high above the New York City skyline, saving strangers and confronting...

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Presenting the spring 2014 online preview!

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 13th, 2013 

Every year we eagerly await the release of the spring online preview, a video that offers a sneak peek of what books will hit the shelves in the year to come. This year,...

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Response on Thea Stilton and the Blue Scarab Hunt

Kyle Good  November 13th, 2013  Comments • 37

As you have probably heard, Thea Stilton and the Blue Scarab Hunt, a title in the Geronimo Stilton series, published by Scholastic, includes a map that...

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What do urban tweens want for afterschool arts programs?

Anne Sparkman  November 13th, 2013 

Each and every day at Scholastic, we are surrounding by brilliant works of art that were each created by teens through the Scholastic Art &

One milestone, 20 million views

Morgan Baden  November 12th, 2013 

In November 2010, we launched The First Thanksgiving, a virtual field trip to Plimoth Plantation that brought students into the heart of t

Fun games that play with words!

Kristen Joerger  November 12th, 2013  Comments • 6

Another great guest post today from Maggie McGuire of the Scholastic Parents Raise a Reader blog! Today, Maggie shares some of her family's favorite word games!...

It's Book Fair season!

Lia Zneimer  November 12th, 2013  Comments • 5
Across the world, schools are holding Scholastic Book Fairs. Recently, many of them have sent us photos of their Fairs via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Below, a round-up... Read more

Meet the artist: Kadir Nelson

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 11th, 2013  Comments • 3

This week, we continue to highlight the gorgeous artwork from our Art of Read Every Day project. Comprised of 13 illustrations, the collection celebrates the joy and...

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OOM honors Veterans Day

Emma Brockway  November 11th, 2013 

First as a student and then as a history major, I spent many years studying the terrors and challenges of wars. While I may never be able to fully wrap my mind around the...

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In Our Feeds: Butterbeer, Monopoly and a great football team!

Michael Strouse  November 8th, 2013 

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

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