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Resources to celebrate National Card and Letter Writing Month

Emily Morrow  April 24th, 2017 

Back in 2001, the United States Postal Service designated April as the month to observe and celebrate the craft of letter writing. For years, “National Card and Letter...

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Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Zainab Adisa and Alixandra Wilens

Josephine Djonovic  April 14th, 2017 

It's National Poetry Month and we want to introduce you to the some very talented teen writers this month.

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing...

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"Book discovery": Add books to your Easter egg hunt!

Michael Barrett  April 13th, 2017 

U.S. parents share where children's books are kept in their homes according to the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report: 6th Edition

National Library Week book list: librarians that are funny and/or role-models and also ‘transform’ the plot

Deimosa Webber-Bey  April 12th, 2017 

There are three ingredients that went into making this book list for you for National Library Week:

Career Corner: An April Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  April 11th, 2017 

We have new featured jobs for April

Educators, enter for a chance to win 500 books for your school

Alexandra Wladich  April 10th, 2017 

There is still time to enter the Dav Pilkey Educator Contest! Now until this Friday (April 14th!), educators can to enter the Dav Pilkey Summer...

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Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Chasity Hale and Seth Gozar

Michael Barrett  April 7th, 2017 

It's National Poetry Month and we want to introduce you to the some very talented teen writers this month. 

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing...

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The importance of libraries: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett  April 5th, 2017 

The latest Kids & Family Reading Report shows95% of parents agree "every child deserves to have a school library...

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Teachers, Libraries and Community Partners: Pre-register today for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Alexandra Wladich  April 3rd, 2017 

Today is an important day for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge; educators can now build their classrooms and pre-register their students to participate...

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Students in alternative settings discover the power of reading

Brittany Sullivan  March 30th, 2017 

It’s no secret that providing access to high-quality, age appropriate books can have a big impact on students’ literacy skills and future academic success. But, what does...

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National Craft Month: Meet the KLUTZ team

Guest Blogger  March 29th, 2017 

March is National Craft Month and to celebrate, we’re inviting you to dive into some of the creative minds working at Klutz. We’re taking you to the folks behind the craft...

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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards at The Met

Michael Barrett  March 28th, 2017 

Are you in the New York City-area now through May 29th? Be sure to add a vist to the Metropolitan Museum of Art on your "must visit" list.

Live from our library: books that celebrate Women's History Month

Deimosa Webber-Bey  March 24th, 2017 

Today, on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, I shared some recommendations for books that celebrate Women's History Month and feature main characters that are ...

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Throwback Thursday: Female winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Gina Asprocolas  March 23rd, 2017 

This week's Throwback Thursday could almost double as a "before they were famous!"

As you might have seen earlier on the blog, the ...

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Watch the first trailer for Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Emily Morrow  March 22nd, 2017 

Tra-la-laaaaa! The first trailer for Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie is here! It's slated to hit theaters June 2, so be sure to catch up on the best-selling...

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Nominate the 2017 School Librarian of the Year!

Brittany Sullivan  March 21st, 2017 

Do you know a teacher librarian who constantly goes above and beyond—someone who fearlessly tackles new technology to inspire colleagues, students, and the community?

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Statement from Scholastic on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Scholastic  March 19th, 2017 

In the first printing of the newly updated Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, released by Scholastic, three sentences from the original section...

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Education stories we love

Julia Graeper  March 17th, 2017 

Here are a few of my favorite edu@scholastic education stories from the last few weeks

"Girls" books for boys

Deimosa Webber-Bey  March 16th, 2017 

Sometimes you recommend a book to a boy, that features a girl, and they don’t want to read it. But I have found that there are “girls” books that appeal to everyone, and I...

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Attention educators! Enter the Dav Pilkey Summer Reading Educator Contest for a chance to win 500 books

Alexandra Wladich  March 15th, 2017 

Calling all educators! Want to win free books for your school? Starting today, educators are invited to enter the Dav Pilkey Summer Reading...

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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: 2017 national recipients announced!

Josephine Djonovic  March 14th, 2017 

Today we announced the country’s most creative teens!

Five tips to help kids get ready for the test

Guest Blogger  March 10th, 2017 

Here are five simple ways you can learn more about the state test and help your child feel confident and ready.

Throwback Thursday: Ezra Jack Keats

Gina Asprocolas  March 9th, 2017 

For these Throwback Thursday posts, sometimes the inspiration is obvious. (Holiday books in December, scary books around Halloween.) But for others, sometimes the...

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Career Corner: A March Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  March 8th, 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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Let’s talk about fake news

Brittany Sullivan  March 8th, 2017 

It’s no secret that the topic of fake news is widely prevalent in our culture today, but while adults grapple with how to discern the credible from the false stories,...

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