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#WRAD16 activities and a Twitter chat with literacy experts

Alexandra Wladich February 17th, 2016

Last week Donalyn Miller shared the critical importance of reading aloud to children.

Free resources and a Twitter chat for World Read Aloud Day!

Alexandra Wladich February 10th, 2016

Research from the Kids & Family Reading Report has shown that 83% of children (ages 6-17) enjoy reading aloud at home as a fun, special activity to do...

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Start planning for World Read Aloud Day

Alexandra Wladich January 27th, 2016

Mark your calendars! February 24 is World Read Aloud Day.

In Our Feeds: a new Star Wars character, Don Quixote, Emma Watson and more!

Alexandra Wladich January 8th, 2016

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found funny, provocative or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!


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The most important thing about independent reading is choice

Alexandra Wladich December 15th, 2015

Last week we announced the expansion of My Very Own Library (MVOL), a lit

Middle school students give the gift of reading this holiday season

Alexandra Wladich December 9th, 2015

Last week Brown Middle School in El Paso, Texas hosted a special holiday book fair to give the gift of reading. As part of their Scholastic Holiday Book Fair,...

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My Very Own Library and Scholastic Book Fairs give 250,000 books to children in need

Alexandra Wladich December 3rd, 2015

Growing up I was fortunate to have access to books at home. My home library was filled with a variety of titles and genres—including duplicate copies of books my brother...

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Scholastic Book Fairs teams up with the Sandals Foundation to help “raise rock-star readers” in the Caribbean

Alexandra Wladich November 13th, 2015

Today we have a guest post from Dillon Kalkhurst, Director Community Engagement & Strategic Partnerships for Scholastic Book Fairs. 

Taylor Swift Donates 25,000 Scholastic Books to New York City Schools

Alexandra Wladich November 11th, 2015

At Scholastic, our mission is to get books into the hands of children to spark their imaginations and help them “open a world of possible”. However, this mission would not...

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In Our Feeds: The power of reading aloud, Ernest Hemingway and The Catcher in The Rye

Alexandra Wladich November 9th, 2015

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Enjoy!