Books

That feeling when you get obsessed with a new (to you!) author

Julia Graeper  August 16th, 2017 

 I am now in the midst of my very favorite kind of reading.

Get ready for back-to-school with great reads from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  August 15th, 2017 

We’re reading some great new books for all ages from Scholastic to get in the school spirit. Check out the list below that is sure to prepare kids, tweens, and teens of...

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Our BFF books

Gina Asprocolas  August 15th, 2017 

We already know that books make the best birthday gifts. But I also think a book is the perfect gift for any occasion. (Including when there isn't even one.)

Families: Four helpful habits for back-to-school season

Guest Blogger  August 14th, 2017 

Scholastic Parents provides families "top tips," articles and resources to help get kids ready for the new school year. 

New on the podcast: Picture book read-alouds and 50 brilliant books for summer

Emily Morrow  August 11th, 2017 

This week on the podcast, we have something special — and a little different — for our listeners!

Back to school tips to keep kids reading for fun: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett  August 3rd, 2017 

We have easy, actionable "reading resolutions" to get the whole family reading every day at home once school starts.

We asked to see your reading adventures, here's what happened

Nicole Ortiz  August 3rd, 2017 

We received so many AMAZING submissions for our #ReadingAdventure Sweepstakes. Here are a few! 

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#WeHaveDiverseBooks: Discover This is Just a Test by Madelyn Rosenberg and Wendy Wan-Long Shang

Brooke Shearouse  August 2nd, 2017 

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: Discover is a spotlight on OOM dedicated to connecting readers with books written by distinct voices. We’ll take a look at the...

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What was better, the book or the movie?

Stephanie Agresti  August 1st, 2017 

It’s a great debate of our time. What was better, the book or the movie?

On the podcast: Tui Sutherland talks her bestselling Wings of Fire series

Emily Morrow  July 27th, 2017 

We've just released a new podcast episode! This week, we sat down with Tui Sutherland, author of the bestselling Wings of Fire series, and her editor, Amanda...

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Our favorite fictional pools

Morgan Baden  July 27th, 2017 

It's hard for me to comprehend, but I've heard there are people who don't like beaches. Maybe it's the sand, or the wind, or the sticky salt water...but surely everyone...

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Shark Week and some killer reads!

Alexandra Wladich  July 27th, 2017 

This week is one of my favorite weeks of summer because it’s Shark Week! For those of you not familiar with Shark Week, it’s a week-long special on the Discovery Channel...

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En garde – prêt? – allez! On guard – ready? – fence!

Guest Blogger  July 26th, 2017 

Zaheer Booth, Alexander Cotter, and Khalil Thompson are interns this summer at Scholastic – who swordfight almost every evening after work! After spying them in a New...

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Celebrating July 25 book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  July 25th, 2017 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating some book birthdays for new releases from Scholastic, out today! Check out the list below of great reads for all ages, and let us know what...

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New graphic novels on the horizon, and an Eisner for GHOSTS!

Morgan Baden  July 24th, 2017 
San Diego Comic Con is THE place to announce exciting graphic novel news, and the Graphix imprint rose to the occasion with several big reveals at SDCC17:  Jeff Smith,... Read more

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions with author Tanuja Desai Hidier

Brooke Shearouse  July 19th, 2017 

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions is a spotlight on OOM dedicated to exploring Scholastic’s amazing distinct voices. We’ll take a deep dive into the...

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I read eight Goosebumps books in one week & here's what I learned

Gina Asprocolas  July 18th, 2017 

Last week, we released the 43rd episode of the Scholastic Reads podcast, "25 Years of Goosebumps." In this episode, I served as guest host with Suzanne McCabe. 

Why "Pride and Prejudice" still matters

Guest Blogger  July 18th, 2017 

200 years ago today, the incomparable Jane Austen died. The world is celebrating her legacy all year long.

A look back at ILA 2017

Emily Morrow  July 18th, 2017 

Educators from all over the country traveled to Orlando last weekend to attend the International Literacy Association's 2017 conference. In case you couldn't make it down...

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Our natural hair journey, and the books that celebrate it

Deimosa Webber-Bey  July 17th, 2017 

A discussion about this past weekend’s Curl Fest, in Brooklyn, led to us – Library Intern Chloe Pinkney and Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey

On the podcast: Celebrating 25 years of Goosebumps

Emily Morrow  July 14th, 2017 

We're celebrating 25 years of the beloved series with a special podcast episode featuring author R.L. Stine!

Scholastic Canada publishes 25 of the 150 top-selling books by Canadian authors of the past 10 years

Morgan Baden  July 14th, 2017 

As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, Scholastic Canada is marking its 60th anniversary.

NPR's 100 favorite comics and graphic novels

Morgan Baden  July 12th, 2017 

The rise of graphic novels and the continued popularity of comics (Wonder Woman, anyone?) can maybe be a tad overwhelming for readers just beginning to get into the genre...

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I Read YA Week is finally HERE!

Brooke Shearouse  July 11th, 2017 

It’s that time of year again! Our annual I read YA week celebration begins today and we couldn’t be more stoked about it. Cue the confetti cannons!

Take a reading adventure this summer! (+sweepstakes)

Nicole Ortiz  July 10th, 2017 

Summer was always my favorite time of year growing up. As a kid, what was there not to love? The weather was warm and sunny, school was out, and almost every day brought a...

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