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A delightfully, frightfully fun visit from author Dan Poblocki

Guest Blogger  May 12th, 2016 

For the second time, Excelsior Springs Middle School in Excelsior Springs, Missouri won first place honors in Scholastic’s National Middle School Student...

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Early Learning: Show me a story

Suzanne McCabe  May 11th, 2016 

“There is always a shimmer of pure joy in a fine picture book,” writes San Francisco bookseller Chris Loker in Open a World of Possible (Scholastic)The...

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The National Student Poets share their passion for poetry

Guest Blogger  May 11th, 2016 

The month of April marked the 20th anniversary of National Poetry Month and the continuation of a year of service from the 2015 class of National Student Poets.

Scholastic and RIF from the start

Guest Blogger  May 11th, 2016 

This is a guest blog provided by Dick Robinson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Scholastic.

Show us your reading muscles!

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 9th, 2016 

Exciting news: today we launched our "Show us your reading muscles" sweepstakes! We want to see the books you (and/or your kids and students) are reading...

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The 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge has begun!

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 9th, 2016 

Today's the day! The 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge officially begins!

Career Corner: A May roundup of Scholastic jobs

Julia Graeper  May 6th, 2016 

Are you interested in books, literacy, or education? Take a look at a selection of our new job postings below, which we've highlighted as part of our "Career Corner"...

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New podcast episode! Librarians: Making Hearts Large Through Story

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 5th, 2016 

April was School Libraries Month! To celebrate, we brought the three coolest librarians we know together for a podcast episode. John Schumacher (a.k.a. "Mr.

Summer Reading Road Trip: Dispatch from NY & NJ

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 5th, 2016 

We kicked off the Summer Reading Road Trip this week with several school events across New York and New Jersey! (In case you missed it, from now through...

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Selecting the theme of a Scholastic Book Fair

Alexandra Wladich  May 5th, 2016 

Have you ever wondered who selects the fun themes for the Scholastic Book Fair? I caught up with Bobby Pacheco and Frank Loose on the Scholastic Book Fairs team to find...

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Scholastic donates books to promote literacy for homeless New York City families

Brittany Sullivan  May 3rd, 2016 

“At Scholastic, we have seen first-hand that a book can be life-changing in the hands of a child. The right book at the right time can light an emotional spark within...

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We're hitting the road for summer reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 2nd, 2016 

Big news: we're taking our annual Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge program on the open road with the first-ever Summer Reading Road Trip

These teachers are our reading superheroes

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 28th, 2016 

Last week, we annouced the winners of the Dav Pilkey "Be a Reading Superhero" Contest! 50 winning educators from across the country (one from a school in...

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them screenplay: Published this November!

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 26th, 2016 

Attention, Harry Potter fans! On November 19, 2016, Scholastic will publish the screenplay of the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in the...

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Cecil’s Pride: The Life of a Lion King

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 22nd, 2016 

In the spirit of Earth Day, we're excited to share Cecil’s Pride: The True Story of a Lion King, a stunning new picture...

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The book aunt

Deimosa Webber-Bey  April 20th, 2016  Comments • 8

You know what you’re getting for Chrismakwanzakkuh. You know what your present is for your birthday. You know what I will gift you on your graduation day. All I...

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No filter needed! Follow the @ScholasticBookFair Instagram account

Alexandra Wladich  April 20th, 2016 

As a student, there was nothing more exciting than the Scholastic Book Fair. On the morning of the fair my mom would send me to school with money to purchase the books of...

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Announcing the Dav Pilkey 'Be a Reading Superhero' Contest winners!

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 20th, 2016 

What are you doing to help get your students reading this summer? This is the question we asked teachers across the country to answer for a...

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Contest: How are you mitigating the summer reading slide in your class or community?

Guest Blogger  April 18th, 2016  Comments • 79

It’s your turn to tell us your exciting plans to encourage your students to read all summer long.

Librarian dedicates nearly 30 years to children's literacy

Alexandra Wladich  April 15th, 2016 

To celebrate National Library Week 2016 (April 10-16), we wanted to share an amazing story of one librarian who has dedicated nearly 30 years of her life...

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Introducing Storyworks Jr.

Kristen Joerger  April 15th, 2016 

Yesterday we announced our 33rd classroom magazine title: Storyworks Jr. It's a language-arts magazine tailored especially to third grade classrooms.

Haikus and how to write them

Guest Blogger  April 15th, 2016 

April is National Poetry Month, and April 17th is International Haiku Poetry Day, a day that encourages everyone to write their own haiku.

New podcast episode: Holly Robinson Peete

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 14th, 2016 

Our 11th podcast episode features author, actor and rockstar mom, Holly Robinson Peete! You may recognize her from Hangin' with Mr. Cooper...

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Cheerleader-style spelling and other fun preliteracy moments

Julia Graeper  April 13th, 2016 
There are also funny little moments that come up, which feel less academic somehow, but which still strike me as preliteracy signs to pay attention to, seize as learning... Read more

Jackie Robinson resources

Morgan Baden  April 11th, 2016 

Tonight the first in a two-part documentary by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon about the legendary Jackie Robinson airs on PBS...

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