33,000 students to receive 10 free books thanks to My Very Own Library and Scholastic Book Fairs

Alexandra Wladich  November 30th, 2016 

At Scholastic, we know how important it is for students to have access to books they want to read.

Celebrating new releases from Scholastic, out now!

Brooke Shearouse  November 29th, 2016 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating some book birthdays for new releases from Scholastic, out today! Check out the list below of great reads for all ages, and let us know what...

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39 Kid Reporters Chosen for 2016–17 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps!

Brittany Sullivan  November 29th, 2016 

This year, more than 300 kids from across the country and around the world mailed in applications to join the award-winning Scholastic News Kids Press Corps...

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Surround children with books, says Kwame Alexander

Guest Blogger  November 28th, 2016 

We recently had a conversation with Kwame Alexander—poet, educator, and New York Times bestselling author—on his new project, Page-to-Stage Writing Workshop,...

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You’ll want to spring for these Graphic Novels (Plus, a giveaway!)

Guest Blogger  November 28th, 2016  Comments • 29

The time has come to introduce you to the final installment of Scholastic’s Spring 2017 Online Preview.

Holiday Gift Guide: 2016 Gold Star Toys Announced

Josephine Djonovic  November 28th, 2016 

Scholastic Parent & Child® is excited to announce the winners of its fourth annual Gold Star Toy Awards. This year’s 32 winning children’s toys and games are...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Scholastic  November 23rd, 2016 

We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend, filled with good food and good books.

Scholastic News Kid Reporters Get the Exclusive from First Lady Michelle Obama

Josephine Djonovic  November 22nd, 2016 

This year, members of the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps interviewed presidential candidates, athletes, authors and celebrities. Perhaps the most exciting sit-down was...

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Looking for new Young Adult reads? These titles spring to mind! (plus a special giveaway!)

Guest Blogger  November 21st, 2016  Comments • 99

Are you ready for more of Scholastic’s Spring 2017 Online Preview?

Holiday gift guide: Build a children’s book library in every room

Michael Barrett  November 21st, 2016 
Sneak Peek of the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition reveals key data about the number of books in U.S. homes.

It's here! Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Morgan Baden  November 18th, 2016 

Today's the day! Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, both the new film from Warner Bros. and the original screenplay by J.K. Rowling, are available now. Get your copy...

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Summer reading spotlight: Florida

Michael Barrett  November 17th, 2016 

As part of our celebration around the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, we're highlighting the stories of participating schools around the...

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James Patterson's commitment to saving school libraries

Emily Morrow  November 17th, 2016 

Earlier this year, James Patterson announced a personal pledge of $1.75 million to save school libraries in the second installment of his School Library...

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Teacher & Principal School Report reveals educators’ views on equity in education

Brittany Sullivan  November 16th, 2016 

“Equity in education for all children should be a national priority.” That’s what the majority of teachers and principals told us as part of the new Teacher...

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25 Days of KLUTZ: Giveaways, handmade gifts, and more

Guest Blogger  November 15th, 2016 

It’s hard to believe, but the holiday season is right around the corner! Kids everywhere are trying to be on their best behavior and making long lists of all the things...

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NaNoWriMo2016 – How’s It Going?

Anushka Mehrotra  November 15th, 2016 
NaNoWriMo is officially halfway done (omg), so I thought I’d write a mid-month post to check in and see how everyone’s been doing so far.

The picture books you won't be able to forget: Scholastic's Spring 2017 Picture Book preview (and a giveaway!)

Guest Blogger  November 14th, 2016  Comments • 85

Last week, we introduced you to some of the remarkable Middle Grade books featured in the Scholastic Spring 2017 Online Previewand now we’re delighted to...

Don't miss Scholastic Trade author panels and book signings at NCTE

Alexandra Wladich  November 14th, 2016 

This week, Scholastic Trade authors including Dav Pilkey, author of Dog Man and Captain Underpants, and Maggie Stiefvater, author of the Shiver...

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America's long-running magazine for teachers celebrates 125 years

Alexandra Wladich  November 11th, 2016 

Did you know that teachers in the early- to mid-20th century were expected to educate children in nutrition, morality, even gum massage? 

Throwback Thursday: Thanksgiving

Gina Asprocolas  November 10th, 2016 

As of today, Thanksgiving is only two weeks away. When did that happen?

Some people like to get into the holiday spirit right after Halloween (I will admit to...

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Career Corner: A November Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  November 9th, 2016 
We have some new job postings, which we've highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series.

A constant presence: My Bookprint post

Emily Morrow  November 9th, 2016 

Like many Scholastic employees, I was the kid who always had her nose in a book. I’m lucky that my mom, an elementary school teacher, always encouraged my love of reading...

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Celebrating Veterans Day

Brooke Shearouse  November 9th, 2016 

Today on OOM we are celebrating Veterans Day, honoring those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. One way in which we can honor veterans is to read about different...

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What to read on Election Day

Morgan Baden  November 8th, 2016 

I love Election Day. But this has been a particularly brutal election season, so today is a good day to turn off the news (at least until later tonight when results start...

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Mark your calendars! A Facebook Live with autism expert, Barbara Boroson

Alexandra Wladich  November 7th, 2016 

Join us on the Scholastic Teachers Facebook page on Thursday, November 10 at 3pmET for Facebook Live with Barbara Boroson, author of...

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