On the podcast: Three authors talk about writing war for young readers

Emily Morrow  May 26th, 2017 

Memorial Day Is May 29, and though it's often a time of reflection and patriotism, we realize that it can also be a moment to talk with the children in your life...

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Meet the artist: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winner Rachel Campos

Josephine Djonovic  May 26th, 2017 

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards recognized 16 high school seniors who received the program’s highest national honor, the Gold Medal Portfolio, which...

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ICYMI: Dav Pilkey drawing live with The New York Times Books

Emily Morrow  May 26th, 2017 

Watch Dav Pilkey draw and answer questions live with The New York Times Books!

Reflecting on Memorial Day

Brooke Shearouse  May 26th, 2017 

Today on OOM we’re taking the time to honor Memorial Day, a day for remembering the 

brave men and women who died while serving in the U.S...

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Summer reading: Books are perfect for all types of weather

Michael Barrett  May 24th, 2017 

No matter the weather, books are the perfect pick during your summer vacation. Here are top book picks, curated for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge.

The Clifford Collection at the Smithsonian

Gina Asprocolas  May 24th, 2017 
O Say Can You See? Stories from the National Museum of American History:“Clifford the Big Red Dog at the Smithsonian”

Did you know? After Norman Bridwell's death in 2014, his family donated 90 objects related to Clifford the Big Red Dog to the Division of Home...

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Last call! Kid Reporter applications close May 31, 2017

Brittany Sullivan  May 23rd, 2017 

Do you know a student between the ages of 10–14 with a nose for news and a passion for writing? Encourage them to apply to the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps...

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Happy 52nd birthday, Head Start!

Brittany Sullivan  May 22nd, 2017 

On Thursday, May 18, Scholastic and the National Head Start Association (NHSA) teamed up to celebrate Head Start’s 52nd birthday with a first-ever nationwide Community...

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Meet the artists: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Keiji Ishida and Benjamin Cruz

Josephine Djonovic  May 19th, 2017 

Meet the artists: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Keiji Ishida and Benjamin Cruz

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards recognized 16 high...

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Too many books, too little shelf space

Emily Morrow  May 19th, 2017 

Our book-loving bloggers share the creative ways they organize their book collections! 

Reflecting on the end of the school year

Deimosa Webber-Bey  May 18th, 2017 

The last month of school is a bookend, just as defining as the beginning. As teachers, we start the year sharing our expectations and setting classroom routines, as well...

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Throwback Thursday: Happy (and some not-so-happy) campers!

Gina Asprocolas  May 18th, 2017 

Welcome to our Throwback Thursday series! After a short hiatus, we are back and just in time for summer... the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, that...

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My New Way of Thinking About What to Read Aloud

Julia Graeper  May 17th, 2017 

Lately I've been compelled to broaden my horizons when it comes to choosing a bedtime story.

May is Latino Books Month!

Loribelle Lapaix  May 17th, 2017 

Latino Books Month celebrates Latino authors and illustrators, books that highlight Latino culture and Latin American identity and promotes literacy amongst Latinos.

The real story about summer reading: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett  May 16th, 2017 

Myth busted! Contrary to popular belief, a majority of kids enjoy summer reading, but they need support from families, educators and the larger community.

Summer Reading Challenge: One week, five million minutes!

Gina Asprocolas  May 15th, 2017 

One week down, 17 go!

That's right, we just finished the first week of Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge and so far (as of 1:27PM ET), kids have logged...

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Student from Buffalo, NY Wins 2017 Junior Scholastic® Can You Find Mapman®? Contest

Stephanie Agresti  May 15th, 2017 

Every year, students from across the country and around the world participate in the Junior Scholastic® "Can You Find Mapman®?" contest,...

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Meet the artists: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Kate Forer and Sam Zanowski

Michael Barrett  May 12th, 2017 

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards recognized 16 high school seniors who received the program’s highest national honor, the Gold Medal Portfolio, which...

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Celebrating Mother's Day!

Brooke Shearouse  May 12th, 2017 

This Sunday is Mother's Day, and here on OOM we’re taking time to honor and celebrate mothers by reading some great books from Scholastic. Check out the list below and let...

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On the podcast: Meet the Kids Press

Emily Morrow  May 11th, 2017 

Allow us to introduce you to the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps!

Map: If your state were a country…

Brittany Sullivan  May 11th, 2017 

It’s time for a quick economics lesson! Similar to every country around the world, every state in the U.S. has a gross domestic product (GDP)—the total value of goods...

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Literary memories of our moms

Morgan Baden  May 11th, 2017 

Every night my toddler chooses four books to read before bed. We’ve been reading to her since birth per the recommendations, and now, two and a half years into it, it’s...

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Career Corner: A May Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  May 10th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series.

Klutz wants to help you celebrate a handmade Mother's Day

Emily Morrow  May 10th, 2017 

Mother's Day is almost here, and our friends at Klutz are encouraging families everywhere to celebrate with handmade gifts! Each day this week, they're sharing craft-...

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10 reasons we LOVE teachers!

Nicole Ortiz  May 9th, 2017 

Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day! And to celebrate, we wanted to share just a few reasons why teachers are so special. 

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