Shameless YA reader

Deimosa Webber-Bey  July 3rd, 2014  Comments • 2

A few weeks ago, explaining myself in the blog post “Why I read YA”, I brought up several reasons why YA literature appeals to me. Shamelessly, I am in the 30-...

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Remembering Walter Dean Myers, 1937-2014

Scholastic  July 2nd, 2014  Comments • 6

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that Walter Dean Myers passed away on July 1, 2014.

Otherwise known as the books that changed my life: A 'My Bookprint' post

Guest Blogger  July 2nd, 2014 

We're thrilled to have three summer interns in the Corporate Communications team, all of whom will be blogging right here throughout the months ahead. You've read...

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Summer reads that can take you anywhere

Stephanie Smith  July 1st, 2014 

Growing up I used to love watching Arthur, the television show based on the popular book series by Marc Brown.  I distinctly remember watching an episode where Arthur was...

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How every child can be a fearless summer reader

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 1st, 2014  Comments • 1

Pam Allyn recently wrote a piece for The Huffington Post Parents Blog on how parents can encourage their children to be fearless summer readers. "Summer...

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July is Harry Potter month at The Scholastic Store!

Nadia Almahdi  July 1st, 2014 

Obviously, we’re all HUGE Harry Potter fans at Scholastic. Celebrating his birthday on July 31st didn’t seem like enough…so we’re celebrating ALL MONTH LONG at The...

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Today is Meteor Watch Day

Michael Barrett  June 30th, 2014 

Have you ever wished upon a shooting star? Well, cross your fingers that you have clear skies tonight to celebrate this special day.

Over here at Scholastic we’re...

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Great reads for long-distance travel

Kristen Joerger  June 30th, 2014  Comments • 4

I'm taking off on an exciting trip to Thailand this week. It's a country I've wanted to visit for a really long time, and I'm looking forward to exploring the beautiful...

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Five Books, Five Life Lessons: A "My Bookprint" post

Guest Blogger  June 30th, 2014 

We're thrilled to have three summer interns in the Corporate Communications team, all of whom will be blogging right here throughout the months ahead.

In Our Feeds: Crawl-in library, Judy Blume news, and the Oxford comma debate

Kristen Joerger  June 27th, 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!

A lasting impression with the last line

Alexandra Wladich  June 27th, 2014  Comments • 5

Last week we did a roundup of our favorite first lines in books, so this week (yep, you guessed it!) we are sharing our favorite last lines.

My favorite...

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It's not the easiest thing to do with your child at the end of a long day...

Guest Blogger  June 27th, 2014  Comments • 6

...But it sure is important. What are we talking about, exactly? I'll leave it to frequent OOM contributor Julia Graeper from the Scholastic Education...

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Every summer, I...

Morgan Baden  June 26th, 2014  Comments • 2

Every summer, I:

Where our books come from

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 26th, 2014 

A few weeks ago, my uncle gave me a book called The Outermost House: a Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod. He gave it to me because this summer marks the...

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The most complicated miracle ever designed: the brain

Alexandra Wladich  June 26th, 2014 

Did you know the brain is the most complicated miracle ever designed in the history of the universe? During the 2014 Model Schools Conference, Dr.

My Bookprint: connecting with different characters through their stories

Stephanie Smith  June 25th, 2014 

While other kids were kicking a soccer ball around or trying to swing over the top of the swing set during recess, I was hiding out in my elementary school library reading...

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Infographic: Make reading a part of outdoor fun this summer

Michael Barrett  June 25th, 2014 

Hooray! Summer has officially begun. 

Despite the warm weather and vacations, important activites, such as reading, can get a bad rap this time of year.

Kids...

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Recap: Spice up summer reading Google+ hangout

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 24th, 2014 

This past Tuesday night, parent bloggers Amy Mascott and Allison McDonald graced us with their engery and humor for a Google+ hangout on summer...

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Reading under the stars: California Academy of Sciences, Adler Planetarium and more

Michael Barrett  June 24th, 2014 

This past month, kids across the nation went “reading under the stars” at their local planetariums.

Doctors now say: Read to kids from birth

Morgan Baden  June 24th, 2014  Comments • 5

We all know reading to kids is crucial. But how early should we begin?

Think Pink: fun summer reads with a colorful theme

Stephanie Smith  June 23rd, 2014 

Confession: I have an unhealthy obsession with the color pink. From dresses and accessories, to office supplies, to my kindle cover—you name it; I own it in at least 3...

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In Our Feeds: Hunger Games quotes, fan letters, word nerds & more

Brittany Sullivan  June 20th, 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!

Fun fact:...

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Take Your Dog to Work Day

Guest Blogger  June 20th, 2014 

We have a special guest post today. In honor of Take Your Dog to Work Day, our favorite Big Red Dog, Clifford, sent us some thoughts. (He may or may not have had a...

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You’re invited: Teacher Week @ Scholastic

Alexandra Wladich  June 20th, 2014 

Teachers, if you are in the NYC area August 18-21, mark your calendars! We are thrilled to announced Teacher Week @ Scholastic. This FREE...

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Juneteenth, a day for jubilee!

Deimosa Webber-Bey  June 19th, 2014 

On June 19, 1865 General Gordon Granger read General Orders, No.

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