Scholastic to Publish Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic

Julia Graeper  September 6th, 2017 

Scholastic announced today that Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic will be published in October 2017! The book will be a...

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Meet the 12 exceptional teachers chosen to write for the Scholastic Top Teaching Blog!

Nicole Ortiz  September 6th, 2017 

The Scholastic Top Teaching Blog has introduced 12 outstanding contributors for the 2017–18 year! Chosen annually by Scholastic editors, these skilled...

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Celebrate International Literacy Day with three ways to support reading at home

Alexandra Wladich  September 6th, 2017 

Today is International Literacy Day and in celebration of the day, Scholastic is calling attention to the global need to increase access to children’s books in the home...

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"Swing it, Sunny" takes over Twitter

Emily Morrow  September 5th, 2017 

Swing it, Sunny by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm goes on sale on September 12, and to celebrate, the team behind @...

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There's only three days left in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge!

Gina Asprocolas  September 5th, 2017 

While some may consider Labor Day weekend the official end of summer, all of us here at Scholastic know that summer isn't over until the Summer Reading Challenge...

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Seat belts, everyone! Get ready for The Magic School Bus Rides Again

Emily Morrow  September 5th, 2017 

The Magic School Bus Rides Again will debut on Netflix on September 29!

Netflix just revealed the trailer, which features the brand new Ms. Frizzle (voiced by Kate...

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Book trailer debut: Hilde Cracks the Case

Emily Morrow  September 5th, 2017 

Nine-year old crime reporter, Hilde Lysiak, is starring in her very own early chapter book series — inspired by news stories Hilde wrote in real life — and we're so...

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Exclusive sneak peek of the Lego Ninjago Movie Junior Novel!

Brooke Shearouse  September 1st, 2017 

The LEGO Ninjago Movie is coming to theaters on September 22nd, but LEGO fans don’t have to wait to be a part of the action.

Our friends at LEGO are releasing a...

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National Student Poets honored at Library of Congress

Michael Barrett  September 1st, 2017 

Yesterday, five teen poets were honored at the Library of Congress and met actor Alfre Woodward and U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.

In case you missed the...

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Throwback Thursday: romance paperbacks

Gina Asprocolas  August 31st, 2017 

I'm getting this Throwback Thursday post in JUST under the wire. See, it's the last day of Read a Romance Month, and our summer Library interns came up with the idea of...

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Shall we dance? How to be a good partner in the classroom

Guest Blogger  August 31st, 2017 

In the classroom, as on the dance floor, great partners are essential.

Get in the Book Fair groove with a "Fantastic Scholastic Book Parade" and a contest!

Alexandra Wladich  August 31st, 2017 

Are you looking for a groovy, fun, and interactive way to celebrate reading with your children or students? Bestselling author Eric Litwin is turning up excitement for...

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#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions with Rita Rosa Ruesga

Brooke Shearouse  August 30th, 2017 

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions is a spotlight on OOM dedicated to exploring Scholastic’s amazing distinct voices. We’ll take a deep dive into the...

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Bring your family to the National Book Festival!

Morgan Baden  August 30th, 2017 

The 2017 Library of Congress National Book Festival is happening this weekend, and it's truly a wonderful event for readers and families of all ages. We're thrilled that,...

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8 family listens for a novel Labor Day weekend

Guest Blogger  August 30th, 2017 

Long weekends are rare, precious things. Whether you’re the type of person who counts down to them with big Xs on calendars, or the type who lets them roll in by surprise...

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Celebrating August 29th book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  August 29th, 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...

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Hard work, essential questions, and response journals: items from my teacher toolbox

Deimosa Webber-Bey  August 28th, 2017 

Reflecting on my experience as a teacher, I am trying to imagine what I would do if I was returning to the classroom this month, in the middle of a natural disaster and a...

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Scholastic responds to Hurricane Harvey

Scholastic  August 28th, 2017 

The images and news stories coming out of Houston and its surrounding areas are horrific. Massive flooding—the result of Hurricane Harvey—has affected hundreds of...

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Talking to students about identity, diversity & justice #CharlottesvilleCurriculum

Brittany Sullivan  August 28th, 2017 

After a rally of white supremacists and counter-protesters ended in violence earlier this month, many students across the country may be asking questions about what...

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On the podcast: read-alouds for 8- to 12-year-olds

Emily Morrow  August 25th, 2017 

We've released a new podcast episode! This week, in the spirit of summer reading, we've released another short compilation of read-alouds.

Captain Underpants and Dog Man creator Dav Pilkey is going on tour!

Brooke Shearouse  August 25th, 2017  Comments • 16

Dav Pilkey, the worldwide bestselling author and creator of Captain Underpants, is hitting the road!

The best books we read this summer

Morgan Baden  August 24th, 2017 

Summer is winding down. (Don't @ me!) That too means #summerreading is coming to an end—for me, that means books about beaches, about romance and mystery and intrigue;...

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The best back-to-school advice we've ever received

Emily Morrow  August 24th, 2017 

Back-to-school season is in full swing, and it's making our staff reminisce about our first days of school, both joyous and frightening!

Announcing the 2017 School Librarian of the Year Award winners!

Nicole Ortiz  August 24th, 2017 

Each year, School Library Journal and Scholastic Library Publishing recognize passionate, inspiring librarians from all across the country for their dedication to...

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