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!

Get a sneak peak into a Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip RV stop!

Stephanie Agresti  June 7th, 2017 

A Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip RV stopped at Alfred J. Gomes Elementary School in New Bedford, MA yesterday!

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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Keep kids reading this summer: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett  June 6th, 2017 

Learn about the top things parents do to keep their kids reading over the summer months. Hint: Visit your local library!

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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Celebrate National Doughnut Day!

Brooke Shearouse  June 2nd, 2017 

Here on OOM we’re celebrating one of our favorite holidays—National Doughnut Day! Held on the first Friday in June each year, the day was originally...

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Captain Underpants rings the Opening Bell at Nasdaq

Emily Morrow  June 1st, 2017  Comments • 1

Tourists in Times Square this morning were greeted with giant underpants. Of course, they belonged to the one and only Captain Underpants, who rang the Opening Bell at...

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This June, we're reading with pride!

Guest Blogger  June 1st, 2017 

This June, in recognition of Pride Month, we’re celebrating books with LGBTQ+ characters and encouraging everyone to #ReadwithPride!

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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Raising a daughter on superhero books

Morgan Baden  May 31st, 2017 

"To the rescue!"

My daughter raises her fist and squeals that mantra everytime a superhero is mentioned or seen. Which, in our house, is often.

The New York Times Upfront explores the art of protest

Stephanie Agresti  May 31st, 2017 

Visiting art museums and looking at art is one of my favorite things to do. When I look at a new piece, I try to avoid looking at the description posted beside it that...

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Must-read picture books and chapter books: Scholastic's Fall 2017 Online Preview (and a giveaway!)

Emily Morrow  May 30th, 2017  Comments • 466

Learn more about the picture books and chapter books we're excited to publish this fall with our Fall 2017 Online Preview, PLUS enter for a chance to win advance copies!...

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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The Adventures of John Blake Twitter takeover

Emily Morrow  May 30th, 2017 

The Adventures of John Blake by Philip Pullman hits stores today, and in honor of its release, @GraphixBooks (our graphic novel imprint) hosted a #...

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Celebrating May 30 book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  May 30th, 2017 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating some book birthdays for new releases from Scholastic, out today! Check out the list below of great reads for all ages, and let us know what...

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On the podcast: Three authors talk about writing war for young readers

Emily Morrow  May 26th, 2017 

Memorial Day Is May 29, and though it's often a time of reflection and patriotism, we realize that it can also be a moment to talk with the children in your life...

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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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ICYMI: Dav Pilkey drawing live with The New York Times Books

Emily Morrow  May 26th, 2017 

Watch Dav Pilkey draw and answer questions live with The New York Times Books!

Reflecting on Memorial Day

Brooke Shearouse  May 26th, 2017 

Today on OOM we’re taking the time to honor Memorial Day, a day for remembering the 

brave men and women who died while serving in the U.S...

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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.

The Clifford Collection at the Smithsonian

Gina Asprocolas  May 24th, 2017 
O Say Can You See? Stories from the National Museum of American History:“Clifford the Big Red Dog at the Smithsonian”

Did you know? After Norman Bridwell's death in 2014, his family donated 90 objects related to Clifford the Big Red Dog to the Division of Home...

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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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