A “My Bookprint” Post: Be true to yourself, with every page turned

Michael Barrett  October 2nd, 2013  Comments • 1

I can’t say books were an escape. Don’t get me wrong. I love a good fairytale, but I saw books and their imaginative worlds and characters as a tool to get through some of...

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Meet the artist: Harry Bliss

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 2nd, 2013 

Yesterday we announced the launch of a new project, The Art of Read Every Day, which features gorgeous artwork from a line up of talented children's book...

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OOM celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Emma Brockway  October 2nd, 2013 

Each year, National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15th to October 15th.  During this month, our country honors the generations of Hispanic Americans...

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Bullying prevention resources

Kristen Joerger  October 1st, 2013 

October is National Bullying Prevention month. While it’s unfortunate that the issue of bullying has become so prominent over the years, the reality is that today’s...

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Art to inspire young readers

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 1st, 2013 

"Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life." is our company's global literacy campaign, the backbone of all that we do here. Helping children gain access to books, improve their...

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Flash residency! A Scholastic Art & Writing Awards alum takes center stage in NYC

Morgan Baden  September 30th, 2013 

There's something pretty special happening in our NYC headquarters this week! Even if you're not in NYC, though, you can follow along!

In Our Feeds: Fall, Light Sabers, Sesame Street

Morgan Baden  September 27th, 2013 

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!

It's the...

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Lunchbox Literacy

Kristen Joerger  September 27th, 2013 

Did you know that today is National Love Note Day? To celebrate, we have a great guest post from Maggie McGuire at the Scholastic Parents Raise a Reader blog with some...

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A day at the museum!

Michael Strouse  September 27th, 2013 

On Saturday, hundreds of museums around the country will open their doors for free as part of the Smithsonian's Museum Day!

Dear Diary...

Lia Zneimer  September 26th, 2013 

Growing up, I was definitely a diary kind of girl. From the hardcover journals with the little gold  locks to the electronic Dear Diary toy of the mid-90s (#...

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Books you shouldn't 'leaf' unread!

Michael Strouse  September 25th, 2013 

I haven't quite gone sweater shopping yet but Sunday was the first day of Fall!

Fall has so many great holidays...Halloween, Thanksgiving, National Punctuation Day...

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Scholastic donates 1 million books to Reach Out and Read

Michael Barrett  September 25th, 2013  Comments • 2

What if I told you in order to get a full clean bill-of-health from your pediatrician, you should read aloud to your child daily?

Pam Allyn on making this the best school year ever

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 24th, 2013 

Last week, Pam Allyn joined us for a "Back to School Night"-themed chat on the Scholastic Facebook page. Pam is a literacy expert, the founder of LitWorld...

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Making our mark!

Michael Strouse  September 24th, 2013  Comments • 4

It is National Punctuation Day.

Or should I say: 'It's National Punctuation Day!'?

In Liberia, reading books to promote peace

Morgan Baden  September 24th, 2013 

Books can entertain us, educate us, enlighten us. And sometimes, books can help promote peace.

Banned Books Week 2013

Emma Brockway  September 24th, 2013 

Harry Potter. Captain Underpants. The Hunger Games. Goosebumps. While these books may not share similar...

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Meet the new class of National Student Poets

Brittany Sullivan  September 23rd, 2013 

We’re thrilled to introduce Sojourner Ahebee, Michaela Coplen, Nathan Cummings, Aline Dolinh and Louis Lafair - the second annual class of literary ambassadors for the...

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Know a teenager? Check out TeenBeing.com!

Morgan Baden  September 20th, 2013  Comments • 2

Choices magazine is proud to announce the birth of our brand-spanking new blog, TeenBeing: For all the adults who are helping teens make great decisions.

Do you know a Star Reader?

Nadia Almahdi  September 20th, 2013  Comments • 1

Do you have a Star Reader in your life? Scholastic is celebrating readers from Pre-K through Middle School by featuring Star Readers in the print flyers, which are...

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The ABC of It: why children's books matter

Suzanne McCabe  September 19th, 2013  Comments • 1

Decades ago, Maurice Sendak felt dismissed by reviewers of "adult" books. They didn't take him seriously. But the brilliant, hilarious, and often cantankerous (apparently...

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Quote: Happy birthday, Hermione!

Morgan Baden  September 19th, 2013  Comments • 1

In the office, we're throwing around our favorite quotes about Hermione Granger. What's yours?

Our Fiscal 2014 first quarter results

Morgan Baden  September 19th, 2013  Comments • 1

"We are off to a great start this year, as schools continue to turn to Scholastic for broad-scale instruction solutions to raise student achievement in the Common Core era...

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A new world record for summer reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 18th, 2013  Comments • 1

176,438,473. That's how many minutes kids around the world logged this summer in the seventh annual Scholastic Summer Challenge! Open from May 6th to...

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Scholastic exceeds FSC-Certified paper procurement goals in 2012!

Kristen Joerger  September 17th, 2013  Comments • 1

It's true that Scholastic prints millions of books each year, but we're also thinking about our impact on the environment! Back in 2008, we set a goal to increase the...

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Happy Dream Thieves Day!

Guest Blogger  September 17th, 2013  Comments • 1

Today, #1 New York Times bestselling and award-winning YA powerhouse Maggie Stiefvater gives hungry fans what they’ve been waiting for with book #2 of The Raven...

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