Books

Meet the author: Q&A with Allan Woodrow!

Brooke Shearouse  September 8th, 2017 

Author Allan Woodrow stopped by OOM today to tell us about his new middle grade book Unschooled, the activities he participated in growing up, and three things...

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Meet Victor Shmud and enter for a chance to win a piece of original art from Jim Benton

Emily Morrow  September 7th, 2017  Comments • 5

Jim Benton, the author of the Dear Dumb Diary series is back with a hilarious new series, and we are so excited to debut the book trailer!

Peter Sís shares his artwork live, plus a giveaway!

Emily Morrow  September 7th, 2017  Comments • 8

The award-winning author and artist Peter Sís stopped by the Scholastic offices today and sat down to walk us through some of the inspiration behind his forthcoming...

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ICMYI: Discover Back to School Favorites with the Book Boys!

Guest Blogger  September 7th, 2017 

Welcome back to school!

The Book Boys were back in action today on Facebook Live, where they shared their favorite picks from the September flyers. In case you...

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James Patterson & Scholastic Book Clubs help build 3,500 classroom libraries

Michael Barrett  September 7th, 2017 

Scholastic research classroom libraries across the country only have half the recommended amount of books per classroom, and are often funded by teachers themselves.

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions with Natasha Tarpley author of The Harlem Charade

Brooke Shearouse  September 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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Scholastic to Publish Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic

Julia Graeper  September 6th, 2017 

Scholastic announced today that Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic will be published in October 2017! The book will be a...

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Celebrate International Literacy Day with three ways to support reading at home

Alexandra Wladich  September 6th, 2017 

Today is International Literacy Day and in celebration of the day, Scholastic is calling attention to the global need to increase access to children’s books in the home...

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"Swing it, Sunny" takes over Twitter

Emily Morrow  September 5th, 2017 

Swing it, Sunny by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm goes on sale on September 12, and to celebrate, the team behind @...

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Seat belts, everyone! Get ready for The Magic School Bus Rides Again

Emily Morrow  September 5th, 2017 

The Magic School Bus Rides Again will debut on Netflix on September 29!

Netflix just revealed the trailer, which features the brand new Ms. Frizzle (voiced by Kate...

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Book trailer debut: Hilde Cracks the Case

Emily Morrow  September 5th, 2017 

Nine-year old crime reporter, Hilde Lysiak, is starring in her very own early chapter book series — inspired by news stories Hilde wrote in real life — and we're so...

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Exclusive sneak peek of the Lego Ninjago Movie Junior Novel!

Brooke Shearouse  September 1st, 2017 

The LEGO Ninjago Movie is coming to theaters on September 22nd, but LEGO fans don’t have to wait to be a part of the action.

Our friends at LEGO are releasing a...

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Throwback Thursday: romance paperbacks

Gina Asprocolas  August 31st, 2017 

I'm getting this Throwback Thursday post in JUST under the wire. See, it's the last day of Read a Romance Month, and our summer Library interns came up with the idea of...

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Get in the Book Fair groove with a "Fantastic Scholastic Book Parade" and a contest!

Alexandra Wladich  August 31st, 2017 

Are you looking for a groovy, fun, and interactive way to celebrate reading with your children or students? Bestselling author Eric Litwin is turning up excitement for...

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#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions with Rita Rosa Ruesga

Brooke Shearouse  August 30th, 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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Bring your family to the National Book Festival!

Morgan Baden  August 30th, 2017 

The 2017 Library of Congress National Book Festival is happening this weekend, and it's truly a wonderful event for readers and families of all ages. We're thrilled that,...

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8 family listens for a novel Labor Day weekend

Guest Blogger  August 30th, 2017 

Long weekends are rare, precious things. Whether you’re the type of person who counts down to them with big Xs on calendars, or the type who lets them roll in by surprise...

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Celebrating August 29th book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  August 29th, 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...

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On the podcast: read-alouds for 8- to 12-year-olds

Emily Morrow  August 25th, 2017 

We've released a new podcast episode! This week, in the spirit of summer reading, we've released another short compilation of read-alouds.

Captain Underpants and Dog Man creator Dav Pilkey is going on tour!

Brooke Shearouse  August 25th, 2017  Comments • 16

Dav Pilkey, the worldwide bestselling author and creator of Captain Underpants, is hitting the road!

The best books we read this summer

Morgan Baden  August 24th, 2017 

Summer is winding down. (Don't @ me!) That too means #summerreading is coming to an end—for me, that means books about beaches, about romance and mystery and intrigue;...

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How and why to make books with your little reader

Julia Graeper  August 23rd, 2017 

We do a lot of storytelling in my house, and find ways to bring reading into our everyday lives outside of bedtime read-alouds.

StoryPlay: A fun way to read together!

Morgan Baden  August 22nd, 2017 

“These books will be great tools for parents who want to prepare their children for school and build their reading comprehension. What a fantastic...

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This video series explains why reading aloud is crucial

Emily Morrow  August 21st, 2017 

Our Scholastic Parents team recently created three videos featuring experts, parents, and kids, to talk about the power of read-alouds, why reading aloud is awesome, and...

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How to write the perfect first kiss scene

Brooke Shearouse  August 21st, 2017 

It’s Read a Romance Month, a time to celebrate love stories in books! Author Kasie West stopped by OOM to share her tips for how to write the perfect kissing scene.

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