Need a book recommendation?

Morgan Baden  January 6th, 2014 

A new year is about starting fresh...so if you're looking for something new to read, may we recommend one (or all!) of these new and forthcoming titles? Each of them has...

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In Our Feeds: Reading more, poetry to start a revolution, and Kate DiCamillo news!

Morgan Baden  January 3rd, 2014 

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 great weekend!

Winter is coming

Morgan Baden  January 3rd, 2014  Comments • 1

Well, it's here, technically. And it came with a wollop overnight -- here in SoHo, Broadway is practically empty (!) and states of emergency have been called for much of...

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Get Book Fit!

Nadia Almahdi  January 2nd, 2014 

Happy New Year! We’ve shared some of our New Year’s Resolutions…what’s yours?

The best books we read in 2013

Brittany Sullivan  December 30th, 2013 

This has been a wonderful year for the literary world. From J.K. Rowling to F. Scott Fitzgerald, 2013 saw an abundance of awe-inspiring new releases and exciting revivals...

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The best books of 2013: a round-up of "Best Of" lists

Lia Zneimer  December 27th, 2013  Comments • 2

What an outstanding year for the publishing world; there were dozens of phenomenal books that came out in 2013. The Internet is crawling with end-of-the-year round-ups and...

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New Year's resolutions: bookworm edition

Lia Zneimer  December 26th, 2013  Comments • 5

I love the start of a new year--there's something about a clean slate that's so exciting. Like so many others, I've spent the past few days reflecting on 2013, thinking...

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Our 5 favorite moments in The Scholastic Store this year!

Michael Strouse  December 24th, 2013  Comments • 1

2013 was a big year at The Scholastic Store. We welcomed hundreds of thousands of guests into the store, held hundreds of birthday parties and held the most events we've...

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Top 5 Scholastic International stories of 2013

Kristen Joerger  December 23rd, 2013  Comments • 2

Did you know that Scholastic has offices in 13 countries and exports books to nearly every country in the world? While the customers we serve around the world are...

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Meet the artist: Erin Stead

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 23rd, 2013  Comments • 1

Over the course of the last 12 weeks, we've highlighted the work of some of our favorite children's book author/illustrators who showed us what "Read Every Day. Lead a...

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Our 15 favorite social media moments this year

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 20th, 2013 

1. Harry Potter got a new look. Scholastic reissued the U.S. trade paperback editions of the entire Harry Potter series with...

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Your biggest holiday gift-giving challenges...SOLVED!

Morgan Baden  December 20th, 2013 

Last week, we asked our Facebook fans for their biggest gift-giving challenges. We heard some common themes -- kids who are at an advanced reading level but need books...

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Ned Vizzini, 1981-2013

Scholastic  December 20th, 2013  Comments • 1

Tragic news in the writing world today. Ned Vizzini, an author of young adult and middle grade books and a writer for television and various news outlets, has passed away...

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Pajama party in the Scholastic Store

Nadia Almahdi  December 20th, 2013 

On Friday the 13th The Scholastic Store was taken over…by kids with pajamas! 300 kids from five different New York City schools came by The Scholastic Store in Soho to...

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Five inspiring teachers we met this year

Alexandra Wladich  December 19th, 2013  Comments • 12

For over 90 years Scholastic has valued the importance of teachers and their positive impact on their students. To continue celebrating and supporting teachers we wanted...

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Scholastic reports Fiscal 2014 Second Quarter Results

Scholastic  December 19th, 2013 

Today we reported results for the fiscal 2014 second quarter ended November 30, 2013.

Our 5 favorite Harry Potter moments of 2013

Morgan Baden  December 18th, 2013  Comments • 1

It was a big year for a little wizard! Here, we take a look back at our favorite Harry Potter moments of the year.

1. A new look for a classic series...

The 8 coolest kids we met in 2013

Kristen Joerger  December 18th, 2013 

The editors of Scholastic News hear lots of stories each year about kids doing amazing things in their communities and for the world. Many of these stories are featured in...

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Last calls are underway for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Anne Sparkman  December 17th, 2013 

Teen artists and writers everywhere, start making final touches to your masterpieces! Whether a last grammar edit, brush stroke, ceramic glaze, video edit or anything you...

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Share pictures of your local school's #HolidayBookFair

Michael Barrett  December 17th, 2013 

 “Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens…” sound fine and all, but is the Scholastic Book Fair one of your “favorite things”?

It was definitely one of...

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Meet the artist: Axel Scheffler

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 16th, 2013 

This week, we continue to feature the artwork and companion resources within our Art of Read Every Day campaign. Axel Scheffler's incredible piece is currently in the...

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In Our Feeds: Cow stickers, dream libraries and getting married at work.

Michael Barrett  December 13th, 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 great weekend!

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What to read on Friday the 13th

Morgan Baden  December 13th, 2013  Comments • 1

Superstition says Friday the 13th is an unlucky day filled with fear. What better day to read some scary books?

Remembering Sandy Hook: A Parent's Letter to Teachers

Alexandra Wladich  December 13th, 2013 

As we take a moment to remember the tragedy that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012, we wanted to share a few passages of a letter written...

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A visit to Newark for My Very Own Library book fair

Nadia Almahdi  December 12th, 2013 

Having reading role-model parents or a large book collection at home has more of an impact on kids’ reading frequency than does household income (Kids...

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