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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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Kid Reporter Update: Interview with Scholastic CEO, Dick Robinson

Brittany Sullivan  December 8th, 2017 

In November, Scholastic President & CEO Dick Robinson received the National Book Foundation's 2017 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American...

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The right to a safe, comfy bedtime for all children

Michael Barrett  December 8th, 2017 

Many of our favorite childhood memories are of our families reading aloud a favorite book before bedtime. Whether it was curling up to Clifford the Big Red Dog or...

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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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The 10 coolest kids we met in 2017

Brittany Sullivan  December 7th, 2017 

This year, the editors of Scholastic Classroom Magazines featured the real-life stories of some truly extraordinary kids who are overcoming obstacles,...

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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.

15 librarians to follow on Instagram

Brittany Sullivan  December 5th, 2017 

It’s no secret that school librarians and libraries play a critical role in today’s schools and have a positive impact on student learning (don’t miss the School...

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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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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.)

Rosa Parks refused to stand

Loribelle Lapaix  December 1st, 2017 

On this date in 1955, Rosa Parks, a black seamstress, boarded a bus in Montgomery, Alabama and made history helping ignite the Civil Rights Movement....

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Celebrate #GivingTuesday with books

Loribelle Lapaix  November 28th, 2017 

Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated after the Thanksgiving holiday, Black Friday and Cyber...

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15 Scholastic Parents articles to read this month

Guest Blogger  November 17th, 2017 

Our Scholastic Parents blogs, Raise a Reader and 

On the podcast: The importance of civics education

Emily Morrow  November 17th, 2017 

We've released a new podcast episode! This week, we're talking about civics education.

At a time when our republic feels particularly unsettled, we’re asking: What...

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Scholastic Book Clubs: The Book Boys visit New Orleans

Michael Barrett  November 17th, 2017 

Earlier this month, the Book Boys took a trip to the New Orleans Book Festival. They were on a mission to spread the Scholastic love of reading and share some favorite...

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Scholastic Book Clubs flyer reveal: The Book Boys preview the November flyers!

Guest Blogger  November 17th, 2017 

By Lizzie Powers—Scholastic Book Clubs

Happy November, everyone! This cold weather has come out of nowhere, but we are trying to get the most out...

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Free resources to learn about and celebrate Thanksgiving!

Alexandra Wladich  November 16th, 2017 

We are only a week away from Thanksgiving! As families around the country begin to plan for the holiday, we’ve compiled some of our favorite free Thanksgiving resources...

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Throwback Thursday: 33 years and 3 years of stories

Gina Asprocolas  November 16th, 2017 

Today is Thursday, November 16, which means not only is it Throwback Thursday, but it's also my 33rd birthday! *thows confetti* *opens presents* *cuts ice cream cake*...

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2017 holiday gift guide: Children’s books for all ages

Scholastic  November 15th, 2017 

Scholastic provides gift givers top book picks for kids ages 0–17, based on key research findings from the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th...

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Art & Writing Awards: Meet Elizabeth - an art educator

Michael Barrett  November 15th, 2017 

Every year, the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers in collaboration with Golden Artists Colors hosts a special art residency for educators to enhance their personal...

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It's our YALLFest recap, y'all

I Read YA  November 13th, 2017 

YALLFest is the country's largest young adult book festival. Held this past weekend in Charleston, SC, our I read YA team (along with some of our Scholastic authors)...

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The benefits of re-reading books

Loribelle Lapaix  November 9th, 2017 

Have you ever re- read a book? Maybe you read it a long time ago and chose to revisit it or it’s just one of your favorites?

Live from our library: Books that encourage kindness

Emily Morrow  November 7th, 2017 

The Scholastic Parents Facebook page went live with Scholastic librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey this week to share some book recommendations that encourage kindness!

Get ready for Veteran's Day with these resources

Emily Morrow  November 6th, 2017 

Veteran's Day is coming up, and it's a great opportunity to have a conversation with your children about important topics like war and military service while honoring the...

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Twitter Chat Recap: Supporting Striving Readers

Julia Graeper  November 3rd, 2017 

At Scholastic we talk a lot about not just the importance of reading, but about doing the important work of helping kids love to read.

For some kids,...

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