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There's a new head librarian in town

Alexandra Wladich September 16th, 2016

There's a new head librarian in town! On Wednesday, Carla Hayden was sworn in as the Library of Congress' Librarian. Carla is the first African-...

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New study finds people who read may live longer

Alexandra Wladich August 19th, 2016

Book lovers rejoice! A study from  Social Science & Medicine found that people who read books live longer! 

Our favorite Scholastic moments from #ILA16

Alexandra Wladich July 20th, 2016

Earlier this month I attended the International Literacy Association (ILA) Conference & Exhibit in Boston, MA. In addition to speaking with dedicated educators, I had...

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Free resources to celebrate the Fourth of July

Alexandra Wladich June 29th, 2016

Celebrate the Fourth of July by having the children in your life learn more about famous figures from U.S history, the American flag and system of government with these...

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Selecting the "50 Sensational Books of Summer"

Alexandra Wladich June 20th, 2016

Scholastic Teacher Magazine has curated a list of 50 Sensational Books of Summer. Geared toward children grades K-8, the list highlights the year's best fantasy and...

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Books that epitomize summer

Alexandra Wladich May 24th, 2016

The weather is getting warmer and we have summer “on our minds” (pun intended!). To celebrate the start of the season we wanted to share the books that most remind us of...

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Selecting the theme of a Scholastic Book Fair

Alexandra Wladich May 5th, 2016

Have you ever wondered who selects the fun themes for the Scholastic Book Fair? I caught up with Bobby Pacheco and Frank Loose on the Scholastic Book Fairs team to find...

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No filter needed! Follow the @ScholasticBookFair Instagram account

Alexandra Wladich April 20th, 2016

As a student, there was nothing more exciting than the Scholastic Book Fair. On the morning of the fair my mom would send me to school with money to purchase the books of...

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Librarian dedicates nearly 30 years to children's literacy

Alexandra Wladich April 15th, 2016

To celebrate National Library Week 2016 (April 10-16), we wanted to share an amazing story of one librarian who has dedicated nearly 30 years of her life...

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Join the global movement of doing good!

Alexandra Wladich April 5th, 2016

April 10 is Good Deeds Day, an annual celebration that unites over 70 countries around the world in doing good deeds.