Books

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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I read YA's summer 2018 cover reveals

Gina Asprocolas  September 28th, 2017 

Yesterday, I read YA hosted a great mini-campaign on Twitter: every hour on the hour, beginning at 11am ET, they revealed a cover of a new YA book set to release next...

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Top 10 "Scholastic Reads" episodes for #InternationalPodcastDay!

Nicole Ortiz  September 28th, 2017 

This Saturday is International Podcast Day! To celebrate this powerful entertainment and education medium, our team gathered a few top episodes on Scholastic Reads...

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#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 3 Questions with Bill Konigsberg, author of Honestly Ben

Brooke Shearouse  September 27th, 2017 

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: 5 Questions [in this instance 3 Questions] is a spotlight on OOM dedicated to exploring Scholastic’s amazing distinct voices. We’...

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Celebrating September 26th book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  September 26th, 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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From page to screen: Aimee Friedman talks about the "Sea Change" movie adaptation

Guest Blogger  September 25th, 2017 

Sea Change was released into the world in 2009, and now, television viewers can watch it on Lifetime! Below, the New York Times bestselling author of ...

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The Magic School Bus visits Times Square

Emily Morrow  September 25th, 2017 

The Magic School Bus took a special field trip to Times Square as we rang the Closing Bell at Nasdaq!

Banned Books Week 2017

Brooke Shearouse  September 25th, 2017 

What do Drama, The Hunger Games, and Captain Underpants all have in common?

Apart from being wonderful books...each of them has, at one point or another,...

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Get a first look at Jim Kay's Marauder's Map

Emily Morrow  September 22nd, 2017 

We dropped a few hints on social media earlier this week about a big reveal that was coming with #ISolemnlySwear (in case you missed them, look here and here!). Some of...

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Start reading I Survived: The American Revolution, 1776

Emily Morrow  September 22nd, 2017 

The latest installment in the bestselling I Survived series by Lauren Tarshis is here! In this book, readers are transported back to 1776 to the battlefields of the...

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Thoughts on how to support readers

Julia Graeper  September 21st, 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.)

September 21 is the International Day of Peace

Loribelle Lapaix  September 21st, 2017 

International Day of Peace is celebrated worldwide on September 21 and this year the focus is on engaging and mobilizing people throughout the world to...

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Scholastic President & CEO Dick Robinson to receive the National Book Foundation’s 2017 Literarian Award

Scholastic  September 21st, 2017 

The Literarian Award will be presented at the 68th National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner on November 15, 2017.

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: Discover "Honestly Ben" by Bill Konigsberg

Brooke Shearouse  September 20th, 2017 

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: Discover is a spotlight on OOM dedicated to connecting readers with books written by distinct voices. We’ll take a look at the...

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#TechTalk with Scholastic: Introducing Nick

Scholastic  September 20th, 2017 

Welcome to #TechTalk with Scholastic, our series highlighting the Scholastic Software & Technology Services team!

"There are countless...

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Reading the world around me: A “My Bookprint” Post

Guest Blogger  September 19th, 2017 

We're thrilled to introduce our Corporate Communications and Trade Publicity fall intern. Meet Ashley Spruill!

#TechTalk with Scholastic: Introducing Avi

Scholastic  September 18th, 2017 

Welcome to #TechTalk with Scholastic, our series highlighting the Scholastic Software & Technology Services team!

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