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Giving the gift of books!

Nicole Ortiz  December 11th, 2017 

There are so many wonderful things about this time of year, and I'm sure we all have our favorites. Whether it's snowy winter mornings, warm baked desserts, or beloved...

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Live from our library: Holiday book gifts for kids

Emily Morrow  December 8th, 2017 

Scholastic's librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey went live on our Scholastic Parents Facebook page this afternoon to share her recommendations for the perfect books to gift the...

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Scholastic Book Clubs flyer reveal: The Book Boys preview the December flyers

Michael Barrett  December 7th, 2017 

By Jamie Turak - Scholastic Book Clubs

The Book Boys are ready for the holidays with some great reads! Here are some of the Boys’ top picks from the...

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Throwback Thursday: the Dewey Decimal System

Gina Asprocolas  December 7th, 2017 

If you're a librarian, or fan of libraries, December 10th is a very special day for you: it's Dewey Decimal System Day

The Dewey Decimal System...

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Reading regrets

Julia Graeper  December 6th, 2017 

Later on, I couldn't stop thinking about what I had read. It was a year and a half ago, and certain scenes still pop into my head and stun me.

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions with Randa Abdel-Fattah author of The Lines We Cross

Brooke Shearouse  December 6th, 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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Our favorite Scholastic Book Fairs social media moments of 2017

Josephine Djonovic  December 4th, 2017 

As 2017 comes to a close, we decided to take a look back at some of our favorite Scholastic Book Fairs moments from the year...

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Did you have *snow* much fun with Graphix?

Gina Asprocolas  December 4th, 2017 

Last Friday was December 1st, and Graphix decided to mark this occasion with a very wintry takeover! On Twitter, @GraphixBooks shared panels from some of their graphic...

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Scholastic's Spring 2018 YA and graphic novel preview (and a giveaway!)

Morgan Baden  December 1st, 2017  Comments • 18

We’ve already talked about Chapter Books, Middle Grade and Picture Books from the

Have you heard of "dessert books?"

Julia Graeper  December 1st, 2017 

Here's what you need to bookmark for your evening reading from my favorite blog, Reader Leader. (Click on each title below to follow the link.)

Celebrate the 12 Days of YA

I Read YA  December 1st, 2017 

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for gifting YA!

Rosa Parks refused to stand

Loribelle Lapaix  December 1st, 2017 

On this date in 1955, Rosa Parks, a black seamstress, boarded a bus in Montgomery, Alabama and made history helping ignite the Civil Rights Movement....

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Taking a look back on Picture Book Month!

Nicole Ortiz  November 30th, 2017 

Today is officially the last day of Picture Book Month, and we’ve had such an incredible time celebrating the joys of picture books with our authors, illustrators,...

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Scholastic parents share sweet read-aloud moments with their children

Morgan Baden  November 30th, 2017 

As Picture Book Month comes to an end, we asked parents here at Scholastic to capture some of the silly, sweet moments that happen in living rooms and nurseries and...

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On the podcast: A conversation with Julia Donaldson

Emily Morrow  November 30th, 2017 

This week on the podcast, we're talking with Julia Donaldson! Julia was the Children's Laureate in the UK from 2011-2013 and is the author of more than 140 books for...

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More than 38,000 students from 76 schools to receive new, free books for their home libraries

Josephine Djonovic  November 29th, 2017 

Today, Scholastic and My Very Own Library (MVOL), an international initiative that encourages literacy by supplying students in need with books, announced that more than...

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Celebrate #GivingTuesday with books

Loribelle Lapaix  November 28th, 2017 

Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated after the Thanksgiving holiday, Black Friday and Cyber...

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Celebrating November 28th book releases from Scholastic!

Lauren Carr  November 28th, 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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Live with Sean Qualls and Selina Alko (+ a giveaway!)

Nicole Ortiz  November 27th, 2017  Comments • 6

Today we visited the art studio of author/illustrator combo (and married couple!) Sean Qualls and Selina Alko. They discussed what it's like to co-illustrate their books...

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Spring 2018 picture book preview (and a giveaway!)

Emily Morrow  November 27th, 2017  Comments • 23

All month we've been celebrating some of our favorite Picture Books! As Picture Book Month winds up for 2017, let’s take a look at some of the Picture Books that are going...

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#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions with Daniel José Older, author of the Shadowshaper Cypher series

Brooke Shearouse  November 22nd, 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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Some old favorite picture books

Guest Blogger  November 22nd, 2017 

We write about our new titles on OOM all the time, but in honor of Picture Book Month, we wanted to revisit a few of the classic picture books from Scholastic’s list! See...

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Scholastic Book Clubs: The Book Boys visit New Orleans

Michael Barrett  November 17th, 2017 

Earlier this month, the Book Boys took a trip to the New Orleans Book Festival. They were on a mission to spread the Scholastic love of reading and share some favorite...

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Scholastic Book Clubs flyer reveal: The Book Boys preview the November flyers!

Guest Blogger  November 17th, 2017 

By Lizzie Powers—Scholastic Book Clubs

Happy November, everyone! This cold weather has come out of nowhere, but we are trying to get the most out...

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Books we are thankful for

Stephanie Agresti  November 17th, 2017 

With Thanksgiving approaching, there’s no better time to consider all of the things we are thankful for than now. Our team is thankful for a number of books that have had...

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