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 • 50

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  Comments • 2

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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New app alert: WordGirl Superhero Training!

Guest Blogger  November 14th, 2013  Comments • 1

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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Holiday preview!

Michael Strouse  November 8th, 2013 

My holiday shopping is done. I've wrapped and labeled most of the gifts already.

This may seem slightly crazy but December is my busiest time at work and shopping...

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From the mixed-up files of Scholastic

Anne Sparkman  November 8th, 2013 

Forgive my Friday morning pun but I couldn't help myself. Not only do I love the classic book From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler but I love a...

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National assessment results show slight uptick in student reading, math performance

Tyler Reed  November 7th, 2013 

Every other year, the federal government (specifically, the National Assessment Governing Board, which is appointed by the Secretary of Education) administers a national...

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Cover reveal: David Baldacci's 'The Finisher'

Morgan Baden  November 7th, 2013 

You're going to want to remember the name Vega Jane.

Storia wants to buy your ticket to see Catching Fire!

Kristen Joerger  November 6th, 2013 

I don't know about you, but I'm counting the days until the next movie in the Hunger Games series, Catching Fire, hits theaters (16 days, to be exact)!

Lots of opportunities to vote for your favorite books!

Morgan Baden  November 5th, 2013 

...you'd think it was election season or something ;)

No, but seriously: both Entertainment Weekly and Goodreads are giving readers the chance to vote for...

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An election selection

Lia Zneimer  November 5th, 2013 

In honor of Election Day, we've rounded up a few of our favorite election-themed books and teaching resources. Which election book would get your vote?

Sneak Peek: Spotlit Highlights Animal Heroes and Book Awards

Michael Barrett  November 5th, 2013 

I can't believe it's already the holiday shopping season.

Actor Asa Butterfield shares a special reading message

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 4th, 2013  Comments • 2

Asa Butterfield visited our offices the other day to record this special reading message. "I'm not just an actor, I'm also a reader," he stresses in the video. He also...

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