What's it like to sign 3,000 books? Ask Sharon Cameron!

Brooke Shearouse  August 16th, 2016 

Sharon Cameron, author of Rook; The Dark Unwinding; and A Spark Unseen, recently visited the Scholastic warehouse in Jefferson City, MO to sign copies of her upcoming YA...

Living the magic: A lifelong Harry Potter fan talks about working on the brand

Guest Blogger  August 16th, 2016 

Devin McDonald works in marketing at Scholastic, handling brands like Harry Potter. A lifelong fan of the boy wizard, she tells us what it was like to...

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Cover reveal for new World of Warcraft: Traveler series

Brooke Shearouse  August 15th, 2016 

We’re so excited to collaborate with Blizzard Entertainment on an all-new action-adventure book series based on the World of Warcraft® game franchise. Here is a...

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Celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Baby-sitters Club!

Morgan Baden  August 15th, 2016 

Ask a woman in her 20s, 30s, or 40s if she had a favorite baby-sitter growing up, and chances are, you'll hear one of seven names: Kristy, Claudia, Mary Anne,...

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Track is back!

Deimosa Webber-Bey  August 12th, 2016 

Finally! The one time every four years that EVERYONE cares about track and field. I love swimming and gymnastics too, don’t get me wrong, but TRACK is the...

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Interested in education? Check out edu@scholastic!

Julia Graeper  August 12th, 2016 
edu@scholastic is our blog for educators, school leaders and anyone passionate about teaching and learning.

From the campaign trail to Harry Potter: A Scholastic News Kids Press Corps update!

Brittany Sullivan  August 11th, 2016 

Kid Reporters in the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps, the country’s oldest and largest student reporting program, have had a busy summer! From the campaign trail to Harry...

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Lauren Tarshis: how the I Survived series first began

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 11th, 2016 

Lauren Tarshis, author of the I Survived series, recently joined us on the podcast to talk about why her stories of survival resonate so deeply with young...

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The best thing about back-to-school season

Morgan Baden  August 10th, 2016 

Last week I walked by a display of every back-to-school item a kid could want: notebooks and pens, binders and folders, paper clips and push pins, locker mirrors and...

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Career Corner: An August Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  August 10th, 2016 

Are you interested in books, literacy, or education? Take a look at a selection of our new job postings below, which we've highlighted as part of our "Career Corner"...

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Behind the scenes: Archiving the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Michael Barrett  August 9th, 2016 

Have you ever wondered how we archive all of the outstanding works of art submitted for the annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards?

Well, here's your backstage...

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Edwidge Danticat on twin magic

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 8th, 2016 

Yesterday was Sisters Day, so today we're talking about twins! (Why not?) Twin sisters Giselle and Isabelle are at the center of Edwidge Danticat's novel...

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Meow! It's National Cat Day

Morgan Baden  August 8th, 2016 

I may not be the world's biggest cat person (I can't help but be Team Dog), but even I think Dr. KittyCat is adorable, and charming, and witty. And since today is ...

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Getting into the Olympic spirit

Brooke Shearouse  August 5th, 2016 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating the Olympics! The Opening Ceremony takes place tonight in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, kicking off a little more than two weeks of sporting...

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New podcast episode: Lauren Tarshis

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 4th, 2016 

When Scholastic classroom magazine editor Lauren Tarshis began writing, the original idea she had for a series was to write "four little, simple historical fiction books...

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Celebrate National Sisters Day

Brooke Shearouse  August 4th, 2016 

Sunday is National Sisters Day, and in addition to spending some time with our siblings, we’re also reading some great books from Scholastic to celebrate. Check out the...

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Throwback Thursday: Cassettes

Gina Asprocolas  August 4th, 2016 

The last time I went to the Scholastic Archives for this series, I not only found some adorable kitten posters, but also these ancient (just kidding!) media artifacts:...

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Managing pre-K nerves

Julia Graeper  August 4th, 2016 

My four-year-old daughter will be entering pre-K next month, and needs a little help getting ready and calm for this big transition.

More than 2 million copies of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two sold in the first 48 hours

Morgan Baden  August 3rd, 2016 

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two script book, the eighth Harry Potter story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, published in the U....

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30 years of The Baby-sitters Club

Morgan Baden  August 1st, 2016 

The iconic series celebrates its 30th anniversary today!

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Inside the Democratic National Convention with Scholastic News Kid Reporters

Brittany Sullivan  August 1st, 2016 

On Monday, July 25, the 2016 Democratic National Convention kicked off in Philadelphia, PA!

What readers are saying about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two

Morgan Baden  August 1st, 2016 

Over the weekend, readers dressed up, attended midnight parties, and stayed up all night to read the eighth Harry Potter story, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts...

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Our favorite social media moments from the Summer Reading Road Trip

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 29th, 2016 

The Summer Reading Road Trip has come to an end! 10,000 miles, 25+ cities, and thousands of happy kids later, we're rounding up some of our favorite...

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What's new & exciting with Storyworks Jr. (we want to hear from you!)

Guest Blogger  July 28th, 2016 
We want to help you solve your classroom challenges and increase your joyful teaching moments.

San Diego Comic Con Photo Recap

Brooke Shearouse  July 27th, 2016 

San Diego Comic Con was this past week, and Scholastic authors and illustrators had a blast at this year’s installment. Check out the slideshow below to see some of our...

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