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James Patterson & Scholastic Reading Club pledge to save classroom libraries

Michael Barrett April 20th, 2017

3,500 teachers will receive $500 grants and 500 Scholastic Reading Club "bonus points" to build their classroom libraries

"Book discovery": Add books to your Easter egg hunt!

Michael Barrett April 13th, 2017

U.S. parents share where children's books are kept in their homes according to the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report: 6th Edition

Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Chasity Hale and Seth Gozar

Michael Barrett April 7th, 2017

It's National Poetry Month and we want to introduce you to the some very talented teen writers this month. 

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing...

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The importance of libraries: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett April 5th, 2017

The latest Kids & Family Reading Report shows95% of parents agree "every child deserves to have a school library...

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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards at The Met

Michael Barrett March 28th, 2017

Are you in the New York City-area now through May 29th? Be sure to add a vist to the Metropolitan Museum of Art on your "must visit" list.

A boy's view: Books that made me a feminist

Michael Barrett March 10th, 2017

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, now is the perfect time to introduce young boys to books that feature strong female characters. Trust me, boys will...

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Scholastic Reading Club: Captain Underpants Movie Contest

Michael Barrett March 6th, 2017

We cannot wait for the film, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, to arrive in cinemas this year. For nearly 20 years, we have...

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Look to literary role models: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett March 2nd, 2017

This month, we are highlighting research from the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report that  shows kids look for "smart, brave or strong" characters when...

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#ICYMI: Klutz at American International Toy Fair

Michael Barrett February 24th, 2017

Klutz was over-the-moon excited to celebrate its 40th anniversary at this year’s American International Toy Fair, which took place on February 18 - 21...

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Guest post: Over 30 Booklists for Multicultural Children's Book Day

Michael Barrett January 27th, 2017

Disclosure: Scholastic is an official sponsor of Multicultural Children's Book Day.