Gina Asprocolas

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The Beatles: Influencing Yesterday and Today

Gina Asprocolas October 25th, 2016

Last Wednesday was an exciting day here at Scholastic – we hosted a live webcast presented by in our Auditorium for New York City students all about the...

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Scholastic at New York Comic Con: A social media recap

Gina Asprocolas October 10th, 2016

Last weekend was New York Comic Con, one of the biggest fan conventions in the country, and Scholastic was there with both popular panel speakers – like...

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Throwback Thursday: the Scholastic Student Vote

Gina Asprocolas October 6th, 2016

Earlier this fall we announced here on OOM that the Scholastic Student Vote was opening again in time for the 2016 election. What’s the Scholastic Student Vote...

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Throwback Thursday: Hispanic Heritage Month

Gina Asprocolas September 29th, 2016

September 15 through October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month, so I thought it would be fun to look back at some of the early books from some of our...

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On the road with Kate Beaton

Gina Asprocolas September 27th, 2016

The Princess and the Pony author Kate Beaton is currently on the road meeting children in schools & bookstores to promote her new picture book with...

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Throwback Thursday: Looking back at Scholastic Teacher™

Gina Asprocolas September 15th, 2016

Back in October 2015, Scholastic announced that America’s longest-running and largest magazine for educators, Instructor Magazine®, was being...

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How to teach civics and not the circus with Scholastic Classroom Magazines

Gina Asprocolas September 14th, 2016

The election of 2016 is like no other, not only when it comes to the candidates, but how the media is covering it all. In this Washington Post article, Elliott...

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Cover Reveal: Emma Donoghue’s The Lotterys Plus One

Gina Asprocolas September 12th, 2016

This morning, Entertainmenly Weekly revealed the cover and first chapter of Room author Emma Donoghue’s first children's book, The...

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Throwback Thursday: The Baby-sitters Club extras

Gina Asprocolas September 1st, 2016

For my last Throwback Thursday post, I went down to the Scholastic Archive and found a bunch of the #1s of the Baby-sitters Club series. As Scholastic librarian Deimosa...

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That moment when things "click"

Gina Asprocolas August 30th, 2016

A few weeks ago I was looking at the books on the free cart in the Scholastic Library when I noticed the title The Chocolate Touch. I grabbed it off the cart and...

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