Now this is BIG!

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 16th, 2013 

Julia Boudreau of Scholastic Media is guest blogging today to announce the winners of the 2013 ‘Clifford BE BIG in Your Community Contest’!

20,000 teachers' views on the Common Core

Anne Sparkman  October 15th, 2013 

As the conversation around the Common Core evolves, the views of teachers are more important than ever. If you’ve been wondering what public school teachers think about...

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Five questions with Henry Cole

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 15th, 2013  Comments • 183

Yesterday, we shared with you the artwork children's book author and illustrator Henry Cole created for The Art of Read Every Day, our...

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Star Readers' favorite books

Nadia Almahdi  October 14th, 2013  Comments • 1

Since September, teachers and parents across the country have been entering their kids in Scholastic Reading Club’s Star Reader Sweepstakes. To date, over 11,000...

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Magic School Bus creators Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen visit China

Kristen Joerger  October 14th, 2013  Comments • 3

How do you say Ms. Frizzle in Chinese?

Juan Mao Lau Shi. Juan means frizzy; Mao means hair; and Lau shi is teacher,” says author of the Magic School Bus...

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Meet the artist: Henry Cole

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 14th, 2013  Comments • 1

Each week, from now through December, we'll be highlighting the artwork of thirteen illustrators who shared with us their interpretation of "Read Every Day. Lead a Better...

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In Our Feeds: Digital comic books, flipped schools, and a literary map

Kristen Joerger  October 11th, 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!

All aboard a Train-tastic picture book!

Michael Strouse  October 11th, 2013 

In NY, trains are a part of our daily life. We tend to go about the day completely oblivious to these machines that keep our city moving. I've learned in the last few...

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Brian Lehrer: Words of advice for all teen writers

Brittany Sullivan  October 11th, 2013 

We loved what The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers said over at AYAW BLOG, so we're sharing their post here. Enjoy!

Write. Rewrite. Stop.

Scholastic Books Fairs Launches New Free App

Michael Barrett  October 10th, 2013 

Scholastic Book Fairs has gone 2.0 today with the official launch of our new, free Scholastic Book Fairs App, which helps parents (and...

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Stand up for girls

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 10th, 2013 

One of our Literacy Champions and partner, LitWorld, has shared with us information on an amazing campaign called Stand Up for Girls....

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Thank a principal this month

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 10th, 2013 

Behind a great school there is usually a great principal. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees. In a video produced specifically for National Principal's Month (...

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Unmask your favorite original Goosebumps cover!

Lia Zneimer  October 9th, 2013 
A guest post from Amabel Ryan of Scholastic Media

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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