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Start reading Goosebumps SlappyWorld: I Am Slappy's Evil Twin

Emily Morrow  October 20th, 2017 

Things are getting spooky on our blog! Each week, we're sharing an excerpt of a book that is sure to help get you in the Halloween spirit.

13 spook-tacular books to read this Halloween

Emily Morrow  October 19th, 2017 

What's the best part of Halloween? For us, it's curling up with pumpkin- and ghost-filled books! We rounded up some spooky, sinister and supernatural tales that are...

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6 questions with Shadow House author Dan Poblocki

Guest Blogger  October 16th, 2017 

Halloween is almost here, and to help us celebrate, we sat down with Shadow House author, Dan Poblocki, to talk writing, scary stories, and more!

Get your #GraphixFearFix with these 7 spooky scenes from graphic novels

Graphix  October 16th, 2017 

Last Friday, Graphix Books celebrated Friday the 13th by sharing seven terror-ific panels from our graphic novels! Scroll on down—if you dare—to see them all! Check out #...

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We celebrated #NationalPugDay with Pig the Pug!

Emily Morrow  October 16th, 2017 

October 15 was National Pug Day, and we celebrated with our new favorite pug, Pig! See all of our cute pug videos and photos below, and be sure to check out all of the Pig...

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Which witch books are which?

Morgan Baden  October 13th, 2017 

October, for me, is all about magic.

This month, if a book or a movie doesn't involve a witch, or at least a little bit of spookiness, I don't want it. (I even...

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Career Corner: An October Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  October 13th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. 

I Scream YA Is Coming…

I Read YA  October 13th, 2017 

Starting Tuesday, October 17, I read YA is becoming I scream YA! That’s right, in celebration of the spooky season, we’re transforming into your ultimate...

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Join the #21DayReadAloud challenge!

Alexandra Wladich  October 12th, 2017 

One of my greatest memories as a child was when my mom would read aloud to me. Not only did I love being read aloud my favorite story (The Giving Tree by Shel...

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UNICEF & Scholastic team up this Halloween to help kids #BeScaryGood

Gina Asprocolas  October 12th, 2017 

If you've ever trick-or-treated or greeted trick-or-treaters at your door, then you remember UNICEF's little orange boxes. In October, UNICEF provides children with these...

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#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions with Meika Hashimoto author of The Trail

Brooke Shearouse  October 11th, 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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16 resources to introduce Wonderstruck to your readers

Emily Morrow  October 11th, 2017 

Get ready to see the movie based on the bestselling book by Brian Selznick with these videos, lesson plans, and activities.

Read an excerpt from Shadow House #3: No Way Out

Emily Morrow  October 11th, 2017 

Halloween is just weeks away, and we're getting ready by sharing an excerpt from a spooky book each week!

Celebrating October 10th book releases from Scholastic

Lauren Carr  October 10th, 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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K–8 educators can help striving readers thrive with this new resource from Scholastic Professional

Stephanie Agresti  October 10th, 2017 

A new professional book, titled From Striving to Thriving: How to Grow Confident, Capable Readers, from literacy specialists Stephanie Harvey,...

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A social media recap of New York Comic Con

Gina Asprocolas  October 9th, 2017 

Every year, fans from around the world descend on the Javits Center in New York City for New York Comic Con, one of the U.S.'s biggest comic conventions...

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On the podcast: A conversation with Maggie Stiefvater

Emily Morrow  October 9th, 2017 

This week, we sat down with YA powerhouse Maggie Stiefvater to talk about myths, metaphors, and her upcoming book, All the Crooked Saints

Read an excerpt from The Apprentice Witch by James Nicol

Emily Morrow  October 6th, 2017 

It's Halloween season! To get in the spirit, we're sharing an excerpt from a spooky, mysterious, or otherwise witchy book each week right here on OOM! First up: ...

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Scholastic Book Clubs flyer reveal: The Book Boys preview October flyers!

Guest Blogger  October 6th, 2017 

Fall has officially arrived in NYC, and with it comes a new selection of titles from the Scholastic Book Clubs October flyers.

To help busy teachers find great...

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Meet the stuffed animals who inspired Jon J. Muth's characters (plus a sweepstakes!)

Guest Blogger  October 5th, 2017  Comments • 8

If you’re looking for a high-adrenaline, fast-paced afternoon, the racetrack is a good place to go…especially when a lively group of stuffed animals are the drivers!

Throwback Thursday: Happy World Space Week

Gina Asprocolas  October 5th, 2017 

Did you know? October 4th to 10th is the time to celebrate a totally out of this world holiday: World Space Week!

Founded by the...

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Hispanic Heritage Month book picks

Michael Barrett  October 4th, 2017 

In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are celebrating the profound accomplishments Hispanic and Latino Americans have made to our ever-growing, diverse society. We...

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Scholastic at New York Comic Con!

Brooke Shearouse  October 3rd, 2017 

New York Comic Con is almost here! The East Coast's biggest pop culture convention will be held October 5–8. Many Scholastic authors and illustrators will...

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5 questions with Micol Ostow, author of the new YA novel Mean Girls

I Read YA  October 3rd, 2017 

In Celebration of Mean Girls Day (#MeanGirlsDay) and the new YA novel Mean Girls (#MeanGirlsBook) we sat down with YA author Micol Ostow for a quick Q&A!

Summer reading around the globe: Nigeria's success

Alexandra Wladich  September 28th, 2017 

Earlier this week we announced the Best in State schools, top libraries and top community partners who logged the most reading minutes in the 2017 Scholastic Summer...

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