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Take a summer selfie with your favorite Scholastic magazine for a chance to win

Emily Morrow  June 16th, 2017 

Calling all teachers: Our Classroom Magazines team is kicking off summer with a major sweepstakes that you won't want to miss!

46 government officials sign on as 2017 Reading Ambassadors for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Josephine Djonovic  June 15th, 2017 

Today we are excited to announce that 42 Governors’ Spouses, 3 Governors and 1 Lieutenant Governor representing the U.S. and U.S. territories have signed...

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Random thoughts and moments of anxiety: a "My Bookprint" post

Guest Blogger  June 14th, 2017 

Chloe Pinkney is a senior at Skidmore College, in Saratoga Springs, NY. This summer Chloe is an intern in The Scholastic Library, where she is working on various...

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Summer Reading Challenge: Weeks 4 & 5 recap

Gina Asprocolas  June 13th, 2017 

It's been over a full month since the 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge launched and kids are reading up a storm! As of today at 10:40 am, kids have logged over...

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Relive the 2017 Art & Writing Awards

Emily Morrow  June 9th, 2017 

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? By winning the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards!

Last night, hundreds of the country's most creative teens made...

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On the podcast: author Bill Konigsberg

Emily Morrow  June 8th, 2017 

Just in time for Pride Month, we have a brand new podcast episode featuring award-winning author Bill Konigsberg! Bill is the author of 

Celebrating best friends, both real and fictional

Emily Morrow  June 8th, 2017 

Today is National Best Friends Day, which has me thinking about what it means, exactly, to be a best friend. Among my closest friends, I know that I can count on them to...

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Career Corner: A June Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  June 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!

Live from our library: best books for the summer

Deimosa Webber-Bey  June 7th, 2017 

Last month we did another episode of Live From Our Library on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, and since we are in the summer reading zone I (mostly) focused on book...

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Scholastic at BookExpo America and BookCon 2017

Gina Asprocolas  June 5th, 2017 

This weekend was a big one in the publishing world: Book Expo America (BEA) and BookCon!

This year, the back-to-back conventions...

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Scholastic's National Advisory Council: Equity in Education

Julia Graeper  May 31st, 2017 

The meeting is an important moment for professional learning for Scholastic staff, who gather to learn from and be inspired by our diverse group of advisors.

A new Careers site for job seekers

Scholastic  May 31st, 2017 

Want to work at Scholastic? We’ve relaunched our Careers site! It’s now easier than ever to find and apply for a great job here at Scholastic. The new site is mobile...

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Summer Reading Challenge update: week 3

Emily Morrow  May 30th, 2017 

We're already three weeks in to the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge and so far (as of 11:30 AM ET), kids have logged more than 29 MILLION reading minutes!...

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Meet the artist: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winner Rachel Campos & Jonathan Maldonado

Josephine Djonovic  May 26th, 2017 

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards recognized 16 high school seniors who received the program’s highest national honor, the Gold Medal Portfolio, which...

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Summer reading: Books are perfect for all types of weather

Michael Barrett  May 24th, 2017 

No matter the weather, books are the perfect pick during your summer vacation. Here are top book picks, curated for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge.

Last call! Kid Reporter applications close May 31, 2017

Brittany Sullivan  May 23rd, 2017 

Do you know a student between the ages of 10–14 with a nose for news and a passion for writing? Encourage them to apply to the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps...

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Happy 52nd birthday, Head Start!

Brittany Sullivan  May 22nd, 2017 

On Thursday, May 18, Scholastic and the National Head Start Association (NHSA) teamed up to celebrate Head Start’s 52nd birthday with a first-ever nationwide Community...

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Meet the artists: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Keiji Ishida and Benjamin Cruz

Josephine Djonovic  May 19th, 2017 

Meet the artists: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Keiji Ishida and Benjamin Cruz

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards recognized 16 high...

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My New Way of Thinking About What to Read Aloud

Julia Graeper  May 17th, 2017 

Lately I've been compelled to broaden my horizons when it comes to choosing a bedtime story.

May is Latino Books Month!

Loribelle Lapaix  May 17th, 2017 

Latino Books Month celebrates Latino authors and illustrators, books that highlight Latino culture and Latin American identity and promotes literacy amongst Latinos.

The real story about summer reading: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett  May 16th, 2017 

Myth busted! Contrary to popular belief, a majority of kids enjoy summer reading, but they need support from families, educators and the larger community.

Meet the artists: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Kate Forer and Sam Zanowski

Michael Barrett  May 12th, 2017 

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards recognized 16 high school seniors who received the program’s highest national honor, the Gold Medal Portfolio, which...

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On the podcast: Meet the Kids Press

Emily Morrow  May 11th, 2017 

Allow us to introduce you to the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps!

Map: If your state were a country…

Brittany Sullivan  May 11th, 2017 

It’s time for a quick economics lesson! Similar to every country around the world, every state in the U.S. has a gross domestic product (GDP)—the total value of goods...

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Literary memories of our moms

Morgan Baden  May 11th, 2017 

Every night my toddler chooses four books to read before bed. We’ve been reading to her since birth per the recommendations, and now, two and a half years into it, it’s...

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