Books

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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Top 20 moments from the Scholastic Reads podcast in 2017

Emily Morrow  December 28th, 2017 

As 2017 comes to a close, we're taking a look back at some of our favorite moments over the last year on the Scholastic Reads podcast. From read-alouds and jokes to...

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Celebrating December 26th book releases from Scholastic!

Lauren Carr  December 27th, 2017 

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

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Start reading The Notebook of Doom: Battle of the Boss-Monster

Emily Morrow  December 27th, 2017 

Alexander Bopp and The Notebook of Doom are back in book #13: Battle of the Boss-Monsters, and you can start reading it right here!

10 articles from Scholastic Parents you should read this month

Guest Blogger  December 21st, 2017 

Our Scholastic Parents blogs, Raise a Reader and The Learning Toolkit, offer readers everything from fun craft projects to book recommendations — here are some recent...

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Throwback Thursday: Merry Christmas

Gina Asprocolas  December 21st, 2017 

Happy Throwback Thursday! With this being the last Thursday before Christmas, Deimosa and I decided to look for vintage Christmas books. We found a very unique mix!

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A Wings of Fire Twitter takeover!

Gina Asprocolas  December 20th, 2017 

The graphic novelization of the first book in Tui T. Sutherland's Wings of Fire series hits shelves January 2, 2018... but you don't have to wait for a...

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#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions with Peter Raymundo author/illustrator of the Third Grade Mermaid Series

Brooke Shearouse  December 20th, 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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Five days of giveaways: Win a set of books from our Holiday Gift Guide!

Nicole Ortiz  December 18th, 2017 

Happy Holidays, OOM readers! In the spirit of the holiday season, we want to encourage our followers to give the gift of reading. So, we’re hosting a sweepstakes on our...

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Enter for a chance to win a Branches starter pack, and grow a reader!

Guest Blogger  December 15th, 2017  Comments • 93

It’s been a great year for Branches! This line of Scholastic fully-illustrated early chapter books is designed to grow newly independent readers, and with 19 different...

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Students add new, free books to their home libraries thanks to My Very Own Library

Josephine Djonovic  December 14th, 2017 

This week, I attended a My Very Own Library event at the Roberto Clemente School in Newark, NJ. Roberto Clemente School is one of the 31 schools...

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On the podcast: The new Jedi master behind Star Wars: Jedi Academy

Emily Morrow  December 14th, 2017 

We have a new podcast episode! This week, like the rest of the country, we caught Star Wars fever. We sat down with Jarrett J.

Hanukkah books and resources

Morgan Baden  December 12th, 2017 

Hanukkah begins at sundown on December 12. (Hey, that's today!) We have plenty of book lists and activities for families to help celebrate this special time of year. 

Career Corner: A December Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  December 12th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one! As always, you can also...

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2018 children’s book trends: Our Scholastic Book Clubs editors make top predictions

Michael Barrett  December 12th, 2017 

Learn about the five top trends and take a family reading challenge with a special calendar created by Scholastic Parents.

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 • 19

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.)

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