The most important thing you should know about me is...

Deimosa Webber-Bey  September 6th, 2016 

Last week we were all sharing a New York Times article around the office about teacher Kyle Schwartz’s experiment in her third grade classroom, where she asked...

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Throwback Thursday: The Baby-sitters Club extras

Gina Asprocolas  September 1st, 2016 

For my last Throwback Thursday post, I went down to the Scholastic Archive and found a bunch of the #1s of the Baby-sitters Club series. As Scholastic librarian Deimosa...

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First look flyers: Scholastic Reading Club - September 2016

Michael Barrett  September 1st, 2016 

Scholastic Reading Club editors hosted their first-ever “Flyer First Look” Facebook Live event, offering educators and parents a ‘sneak peek’ into this...

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Baseball History Through Books

Nicole Ortiz  September 1st, 2016 
Baseball is known for being “America’s favorite pastime,” with roots of the sport going as far back as the 1800’s. Although its true origin remains a topic of debate, one... Read more

The importance of reading aloud to your children

Guest Blogger  August 31st, 2016 

Today we welcome Lester Laminack, award-winning children’s author, acclaimed educator, and the creator of The Best Friend Fiction Collection and the...

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Traveling Through Stories

Anushka Mehrotra  August 31st, 2016 

For as long as I can remember, my parents have saved money year round so that my family could enjoy a summer vacation. Unfortunately, there were some summers when our...

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For a barking good time, check out Dog Man!

Morgan Baden  August 30th, 2016 

The much-anticipated Captain Underpants spin-off, Dog Man, is here! 

That moment when things "click"

Gina Asprocolas  August 30th, 2016 

A few weeks ago I was looking at the books on the free cart in the Scholastic Library when I noticed the title The Chocolate Touch. I grabbed it off the cart and...

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Celebrating new reads from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  August 30th, 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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Dan Poblocki welcomes readers to Shadow House!

Brooke Shearouse  August 30th, 2016 

Who doesn’t love a good scary story? Here at OOM we’re already counting down the days until Halloween. To get everyone in the spirit, ghost story maestro Dan Poblocki...

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Super 5 Power Moves for Back-to-School

Guest Blogger  August 29th, 2016 
Today we welcome Windy Lopez-Aflitto from Learning Heroes to the blog! Below, Windy shares "power moves" that parents can use to make back-to-school a success.

Paws up for National Dog Day!

Brooke Shearouse  August 26th, 2016 

Today is National Dog Day! To celebrate, here are a few doggy tales to wag about. From the lovable and energetic, to the brave and heroic, join these canine characters as...

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Can you picture a kid as President?

Brooke Shearouse  August 26th, 2016 

Election season is in full swing, and we’re reading some great books to prepare for Election Day on November 8. The first book on our list? The Kid Who Ran for...

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Celebrating Scholastic’s Top Dog on National Dog Day

Guest Blogger  August 26th, 2016 

Clifford is always on our minds at Scholastic. He is our company mascot, and he can be seen everywhere, from a sticker on the front door, to plush on employees’ desks, to...

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Announcing the 2016 School Librarian of the Year Award Winners!

Brittany Sullivan  August 25th, 2016 

Earlier this year, a panel comprised of top industry professionals (including 2015 School Librarian of the Year, Kristina Holzweiss!) carefully combed through the...

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Digging for treasure in the Scholastic archive

Guest Blogger  August 24th, 2016 

Zinia Rahman is a freelancer in the Scholastic Library & Archives this summer and a wanderer in New York. She received her MLS from Pratt Institute and her B.A. in...

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Foodie reads: My hungry journey through children’s books

Michael Barrett  August 24th, 2016 

I love to eat. Whether it’s whipping up in my tiny kitchen or taking advantage of several dining spots in the city, food is a passion for me. This foodie fascination did...

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In memoriam: Morton Schindel, founder of Weston Woods

Scholastic  August 23rd, 2016 

Morton Schindel, founder of Weston Woods Studios, the leading provider of audiovisual materials adapted from award-winning children’s books, died peacefully Saturday,...

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Scholastic News® Student Vote polls are open! Kids across the country cast their votes for president

Brittany Sullivan  August 23rd, 2016 

Election Day is around the corner and this year, kids can make their voices heard! Polls are now open for kids in grades K–12 to participate in the 2016 presidential...

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Video spotlight: magic, manners, and ghosts

Morgan Baden  August 22nd, 2016 

We have some thrilling new book trailers to show off! Two focus on magic, one focuses on teaching children manners, and one is seriously spooky.

See the full trailer for Shadow House

Morgan Baden  August 19th, 2016 

Coming August 30: Shadow House by Dan Poblocki, a haunting new reading experience from the team that brought you Spirit Animals and The 39 Clues.

New study finds people who read may live longer

Alexandra Wladich  August 19th, 2016 

Book lovers rejoice! A study from  Social Science & Medicine found that people who read books live longer! 

Another spooky trailer from Shadow House

Morgan Baden  August 18th, 2016 

Did the first two teaser trailers for Shadow House get you appropriately spooked?

Good. Because here's another.

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Throwback Thursday: The Baby-sitters Club #1

Gina Asprocolas  August 18th, 2016 

With the 30th anniversary of The Baby-sitters Club this week, was there ever any doubt that this week's Throwback Thursday would be dedicated to Kristy, Claudia, Mary Anne...

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Shadow House awaits you

Morgan Baden  August 17th, 2016 

August 30th is just around the corner. Are you ready?

 

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