Art.Write.Now.POP-UP!, featuring Timothy H. Lee

Brittany Sullivan  October 8th, 2013 

If you happened to walk by The Scholastic Store in New York City this past week, you may have found yourself stopping to ask, “Who is that artist in the window?”

Ready to face your fears?

Nadia Almahdi  October 8th, 2013 

“Always use the proper name for things. Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself," Professor Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.  

100 best books for kids: NYPL vs P&C

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 7th, 2013 

We've got a guest post to share with you! It's from the editors over at Scholastic's Parent & Child Magazine. Enjoy! 

Celebrate World Space Week with MISSION: MARS

Michael Barrett  October 7th, 2013 

As we celebrate World Space Week (October 4th - October 11th), Scholastic announces the launch of its new nonfiction book, MISSION: MARS

Meet the artist: Nancy Carpenter

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 7th, 2013 

Last week we told you about our new project, The Art of Read Every Day, which features artwork from 13 of our favorite children's book illustrators, along...

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In Our Feeds:The Muppets,

Nadia Almahdi  October 4th, 2013 

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!

Star Wars Reads Day - Episode 2

Michael Strouse  October 4th, 2013 

If you walk into a bookstore tomorrow, you might notice that things are a little, well...alien.

The best teen writing, all in one place

Brittany Sullivan  October 3rd, 2013  Comments • 1

Every year, hundreds of thousands of talented students from across the nation submit their unique works to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a national program...

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Parent resource center receives a FACElift

Alexandra Wladich  October 3rd, 2013  Comments • 1

Last week, the Scholastic Family and Community Engagement (FACE) team traveled to Florida for the 3rd Annual Family and Community Engagement Symposium.

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.

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