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The best New Year's resolution you can make

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 7th, 2014 

Year after year on December 31st, as the clock inches towards midnight, millions of people vow to make a change in the coming year. But let's be honest, how many of you ...

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Get creative!

Morgan Baden  January 7th, 2014  Comments • 1

January is International Creativity Month! On a cold day like today (polar vortex, anyone?), what's better than cozying up indoors and putting your creativity to good use...

Because of a book...

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 6th, 2014 

Because of a book, more people are flocking to The Frick—a gem of a museum on Manhattan's upper east side—than ever. Why?

In Our Feeds: Reading more, poetry to start a revolution, and Kate DiCamillo news!

Morgan Baden  January 3rd, 2014 

Every Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

Our 5 favorite moments in The Scholastic Store this year!

Michael Strouse  December 24th, 2013  Comments • 1

2013 was a big year at The Scholastic Store. We welcomed hundreds of thousands of guests into the store, held hundreds of birthday parties and held the most events we've...

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Top 5 Scholastic International stories of 2013

Kristen Joerger  December 23rd, 2013  Comments • 2

Did you know that Scholastic has offices in 13 countries and exports books to nearly every country in the world? While the customers we serve around the world are...

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Meet the artist: Erin Stead

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 23rd, 2013  Comments • 1

Over the course of the last 12 weeks, we've highlighted the work of some of our favorite children's book author/illustrators who showed us what "Read Every Day. Lead a...

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Our 15 favorite social media moments this year

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 20th, 2013 

1. Harry Potter got a new look. Scholastic reissued the U.S. trade paperback editions of the entire Harry Potter series with...

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Ned Vizzini, 1981-2013

Scholastic  December 20th, 2013  Comments • 1

Tragic news in the writing world today. Ned Vizzini, an author of young adult and middle grade books and a writer for television and various news outlets, has passed away...

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Pajama party in the Scholastic Store

Nadia Almahdi  December 20th, 2013 

On Friday the 13th The Scholastic Store was taken over…by kids with pajamas! 300 kids from five different New York City schools came by The Scholastic Store in Soho to...

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Scholastic reports Fiscal 2014 Second Quarter Results

Scholastic  December 19th, 2013 

Today we reported results for the fiscal 2014 second quarter ended November 30, 2013.

The 8 coolest kids we met in 2013

Kristen Joerger  December 18th, 2013 

The editors of Scholastic News hear lots of stories each year about kids doing amazing things in their communities and for the world. Many of these stories are featured in...

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Last calls are underway for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Anne Sparkman  December 17th, 2013 

Teen artists and writers everywhere, start making final touches to your masterpieces! Whether a last grammar edit, brush stroke, ceramic glaze, video edit or anything you...

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Share pictures of your local school's #HolidayBookFair

Michael Barrett  December 17th, 2013 

 “Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens…” sound fine and all, but is the Scholastic Book Fair one of your “favorite things”?

It was definitely one of...

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Meet the artist: Axel Scheffler

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 16th, 2013 

This week, we continue to feature the artwork and companion resources within our Art of Read Every Day campaign. Axel Scheffler's incredible piece is currently in the...

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In Our Feeds: Cow stickers, dream libraries and getting married at work.

Michael Barrett  December 13th, 2013 

Every Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

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Remembering Sandy Hook: A Parent's Letter to Teachers

Alexandra Wladich  December 13th, 2013 

As we take a moment to remember the tragedy that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012, we wanted to share a few passages of a letter written...

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"Before READ 180, reading was boring to me."

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 12th, 2013 

We've got new videos up on YouTube, and they're all about READ 180, Scholastic's reading intervention program that includes curriculum, instruction, assessment &...

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11 places not to talk to a stranger about books

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 11th, 2013  Comments • 2

I loved reading this genius roundup on BuzzFeed Books: 14 Places to Talk to a Stranger About Books. On the list: the bus stop, the DMV, a bookstore, an elevator, the...

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Reading is a civil right

Alexandra Wladich  December 10th, 2013 

As we celebrate this year’s Human Rights Week, I couldn’t help but think of our mission statement at Scholastic.

Meet the artist: Judy Schachner

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 9th, 2013 

The next artist we're featuring from our Art of Read Every Day campaign is Judy Schachner.

In Our Feeds: The President’s reading list, “Your Police” and a buddy bench!

Alexandra Wladich  December 6th, 2013 

Every Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

Remembering Nelson Mandela

Morgan Baden  December 6th, 2013 

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

Reading: A theme park for your mind!

Michael Strouse  December 5th, 2013 

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates' loot on Treasure Island and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life.”

That...

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Are you a book snob?

Jessica Watson  December 4th, 2013  Comments • 1

Raise your hand if you are a book snob.

Keep your hand up if you only want people to think you're a book snob.

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