What's a "Story Smashup?" You're about to find out!

Morgan Baden  January 13th, 2014 

In just two days, something incredible is happening: iconic authors/illustrators Dav Pilkey (he of Captain Underpants fame) and Jeff Kinney (he of Diary of a Wimpy Kid...

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8 teaching resources for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Lia Zneimer  January 10th, 2014 

This year, we're celebrating the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 20. In honor of MLK Jr. Day, we've rounded up some of our teaching...

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We've got math on the mind

Megan Kaesshaefer  January 9th, 2014 

Here at Scholastic, we think math is pretty cool. (And it's not just because Project Runway's Tim Gunn told us so.) The folks in our Education Group have been working on...

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Happy Mentoring Month!

Alexandra Wladich  January 9th, 2014  Comments • 4

Happy New Year and Happy National Mentoring Month! Now more than ever children need positive role models in their life. It is proven that young people who...

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Reading Club announces February Star Readers

Nadia Almahdi  January 8th, 2014 

Back in September, Scholastic Reading Club asked parents and teachers to share the Star Readers in their lives by nominating him or her at Scholastic.com/StarReader. Over...

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It's Show and Tell at Work Day!

Morgan Baden  January 8th, 2014 

All of us at OOM have literary treasures -- rare books, first editions, author fan club newsletters, literary prints that adorn our walls -- and today, we brought them...

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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?

Need a book recommendation?

Morgan Baden  January 6th, 2014 

A new year is about starting fresh...so if you're looking for something new to read, may we recommend one (or all!) of these new and forthcoming titles? Each of them has...

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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!

Winter is coming

Morgan Baden  January 3rd, 2014  Comments • 1

Well, it's here, technically. And it came with a wollop overnight -- here in SoHo, Broadway is practically empty (!) and states of emergency have been called for much of...

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Get Book Fit!

Nadia Almahdi  January 2nd, 2014 

Happy New Year! We’ve shared some of our New Year’s Resolutions…what’s yours?

The best books we read in 2013

Brittany Sullivan  December 30th, 2013 

This has been a wonderful year for the literary world. From J.K. Rowling to F. Scott Fitzgerald, 2013 saw an abundance of awe-inspiring new releases and exciting revivals...

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The best books of 2013: a round-up of "Best Of" lists

Lia Zneimer  December 27th, 2013  Comments • 2

What an outstanding year for the publishing world; there were dozens of phenomenal books that came out in 2013. The Internet is crawling with end-of-the-year round-ups and...

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New Year's resolutions: bookworm edition

Lia Zneimer  December 26th, 2013  Comments • 5

I love the start of a new year--there's something about a clean slate that's so exciting. Like so many others, I've spent the past few days reflecting on 2013, thinking...

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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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Your biggest holiday gift-giving challenges...SOLVED!

Morgan Baden  December 20th, 2013 

Last week, we asked our Facebook fans for their biggest gift-giving challenges. We heard some common themes -- kids who are at an advanced reading level but need books...

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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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Five inspiring teachers we met this year

Alexandra Wladich  December 19th, 2013  Comments • 12

For over 90 years Scholastic has valued the importance of teachers and their positive impact on their students. To continue celebrating and supporting teachers we wanted...

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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.

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