Books

How to host the perfect read aloud for World Read Aloud Day

Emily Morrow  February 1st, 2018 

Each February, we team up with LitWorld to host World Read Aloud Day, an opportunity for families and educators to celebrate the power and joy of reading aloud. This year'...

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Tips for parents who travel for work from Bunny's Staycation author Lori Richmond

Emily Morrow  January 30th, 2018 

Traveling for work can bring an exciting change of scenery, but for those with little ones at home, it can add some challenges, too. How do you keep your child from...

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Celebrating January 30th book releases from Scholastic!

Lauren Carr  January 30th, 2018 

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...

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A Celebration of Harry Potter 2018

Emily Morrow  January 29th, 2018 

The Scholastic team spent last weekend in Orlando, Fla., at A Celebration of Harry Potter, Universal Orlando's annual tribute to the Wizarding World! Surrounded by fans of...

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Multicultural books to help you celebrate notable dates

Loribelle Lapaix  January 26th, 2018 

I first learned about author Junot Díaz’s foray into children’s books via a Facebook post about his new book, Islandborn (due March 13, 2018).

Live from our library: Best Kids’ Books to Hit the Big Screen!

Nicole Ortiz  January 26th, 2018 

Scholastic's librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey went live on our Scholastic Parents Facebook page this afternoon to talk about the best kids' books that have recently hit...

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On the podcast: Christopher Paul Curtis

Emily Morrow  January 25th, 2018 

Scholastic Reads podcast episode #56: Christopher Paul Curtis: Learning from History

I am a Scholastic employee and a book clubs customer

Julia Graeper  January 24th, 2018 

This year, I became a Book Clubs customer, which is a little surreal. 

Cover reveal: The Bad Guys in Do-You-Think-He-Saurus?!

Emily Morrow  January 24th, 2018 
Check out the cover of the new special edition installment of The Bad Guys series by Aaron Blabey, hitting shelves this August!

Save the date! Celebrate World Read Aloud Day on February 1

Josephine Djonovic  January 24th, 2018 

To help families and educators discover the power and joy of reading aloud, LitWorld and Scholastic are hosting World Read Aloud Day on February 1. This year’s World Read...

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Scholastic Parents: Top trends in kids books for 2018

Michael Barrett  January 23rd, 2018 

Scholastic Book Clubs editors went "live" on our Scholastic Parents Facebook page viewers the top 5 trends to expect in children's literature in 2018.

Cover reveal: A Witch Alone by James Nicol

Emily Morrow  January 19th, 2018 

We are so excited to reveal the cover of A Witch Alone, the second book in The Apprentice Witch series! We sat down with author James Nicol to talk about his...

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What I learned from Winnie-the-Pooh: A birthday celebration

Michael Barrett  January 18th, 2018 

As I celebrate my birthday today, I look back at some life lessons I learned from my favorite childhood book series.

Start reading Victor Shmud Total Expert Book 2

Emily Morrow  January 16th, 2018 

Victor Shmud is back in book 2 of the new series from the bestselling author of Dear Dumb Diary and Franny K. Stein! 

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with us

Emily Morrow  January 12th, 2018 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, and we have some brand new resources to help you bring the life and legacy of Dr. King into your home!

First, watch our recent...

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Start reading The Magic School Bus Rides Again: Monster Power

Emily Morrow  January 10th, 2018 

Seatbelts, everyone! The Magic School Bus is back and ready to ride again in a new early chapter book series. 

"My Bookprint": The stories (and characters) that shape us

Guest Blogger  January 10th, 2018 

Our new spring 2018 intern, Amanda Livingston, talks about the children's books that continue to inspire her today.

Scholastic Book Clubs flyer reveal: New year, new books with the Book Boys

Michael Barrett  January 10th, 2018 

The Book Boys select their top picks for the January 2018 Scholastic Book Clubs flyers. Tune-in for their Facebook Live event on Wednesday, January 10th...

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Cover reveal: Whatever After #12: Seeing Red

Guest Blogger  January 5th, 2018 

Guest blogger: Aimee Friedman, editorial director at Scholastic

As the editor of the Whatever After series, I’m excited to share with you the cover reveal...

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Career Corner: A January Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  January 4th, 2018 

Happy New Year from Scholatic!

New year, new reading resolutions

Emily Morrow  January 4th, 2018 

Here are 10 of our reading resolutions for 2018! What are yours?

Start reading Toy Academy: Some Assembly Required by Brian Lynch

Emily Morrow  January 3rd, 2018 

We are SO excited to introduce readers to the first book in the Toy Academy series by Brian Lynch (the writer of Minions and The Secret Life of Pets...

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Scholastic Parents: Get kids reading with a "New Year Reading Challenge"

Michael Barrett  January 2nd, 2018 

Scholastic Parents created a special #NewYearReadingChallenge reading activity calendar to motivate kids to become frequent independent readers. 

Celebrating January 2nd book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  January 2nd, 2018 

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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