Maggie Steifvater reads aloud from Hunted

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 3rd, 2013 

If you're a Maggie Steifvater fan, a Spirit Animals fan, or just a book lover in general, you're going to love this one. We've got a special video of Steifvater reading...

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What's your book fair memory? (Plus, a giveaway!)

Guest Blogger  December 3rd, 2013  Comments • 1

Ahh, it’s that time of year again. We’re sipping hot chocolate, putting on our sweaters, and feeling more than a little nostalgic here at Scholastic Book Fairs. Maybe that...

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Schools tackle local & global issues in the Lexus Eco Challenge

Guest Blogger  December 3rd, 2013 

Ambitious environmental science wonders abound in the Lexus Eco Challenge, a national STEM-themed contest for grades 6–12 that offers teens the chance to...

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Meet the artist: Jerry Pinkney

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 2nd, 2013 

As many of our readers know, for the past few weeks, we've been highlighting artwork from our Art of Read Every Day collection. Each week we share artwork, information...

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Are these the best books of the year?

Morgan Baden  December 2nd, 2013 

School Library Journal thinks so!

#Thankful4books

Morgan Baden  November 27th, 2013 

Readers know that books have the power to save, heal, inspire. This Thanksgiving, we're thankful for books.

Your best Thanksgiving car ride ever

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 26th, 2013 

Heading home for the holidays? So are 43 million Americans. According to the latest travel reports, 90% are driving, which means there might be one epic car ride standing...

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What teachers are reading

Suzanne McCabe  November 26th, 2013 

I just returned from the annual convention of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) in Boston.

Talk about a highbrow group. Let me add that anyone able...

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Weekend reads: OOM edition

Lia Zneimer  November 25th, 2013 

Last week, inspired by Grub Street's "Grub Street Diet" series (which features a name of note answering the question, "What did you eat this week?") we took to the...

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Meet the artist: Dav Pilkey

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 25th, 2013 

This week, we continue our celebration of The Art of Read Every Day with the artwork of children's book author and illustrator, Dav Pilkey. (Heard of him? Yea, I thought...

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In Our Feeds: The Hunger Games, BookBenches and the 100 best sites on the Internet!

Brittany Sullivan  November 22nd, 2013  Comments • 2

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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Scholastic Reading Club on KATIE today!

Michael Barrett  November 22nd, 2013 

Did you catch Clifford on today's "KATIE"? 

 

Barbara Park, 1947-2013

Guest Blogger  November 22nd, 2013 

Judy Newman, President of Scholastic Reading Club, shares the following about the passing of children's book author Barbara Park. Park passed...

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National Adoption Day

Michael Strouse  November 22nd, 2013 

November is National Adoption Month and tomorrow is National Adoption Day.

For the past two years, I have celebrated this in the best way possible, by finalizing...

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Happy (almost) Hanukkah!

Lia Zneimer  November 21st, 2013 

Growing up, my family used to read a Hanukkah book together every night before lighting the menorah. My favorites? Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins and Papa's...

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Kinney. Pilkey. Story smashup. Enough said!

Morgan Baden  November 21st, 2013  Comments • 3

Two of the world's most beloved children's book writers and illustrators are coming together for a "story smashup!"

Charlotte Zolotow, 1915-2013

Guest Blogger  November 20th, 2013  Comments • 1

David Allender from Scholastic Reading Club shares the following about the passing of children's book author Charlotte Zolotow. Zolotow was...

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What to read AFTER watching “Catching Fire”

Michael Barrett  November 20th, 2013 

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” opens this week! Rejoice!

 

You read the book.

You already purchased your movie ticket.

You even watched the...

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This morning, on the subway...

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 20th, 2013 

Something really nice happened.

Much like many New York residents who ride the subway to work (particularly the jam-packed 1 train), I spend...

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Celebrate games and puzzles

Nadia Almahdi  November 19th, 2013 

When I heard it was National Game and Puzzle week, I jumped at the chance to write a post. I’ve always LOVED playing board games and doing puzzles. Growing up, I remember...

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What did you read this weekend?

Lia Zneimer  November 18th, 2013 

Here at Scholastic, we think it's critically important to Read Every Day, but weekends are definitely prime time for catching up on the material we didn't have a chance to...

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Meet the artist: LeUyen Pham

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 18th, 2013 

Our celebration of The Art of Read Every Day continues! This week, we're highligting the artwork of LeUyen Pham and the companion videos and discussion guides that...

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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...

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