Scholastic to publish activism book by Marley Dias

Emily Morrow  February 2nd, 2017 
The nonfiction book from Marley Dias, the 12-year-old activist behind #1000BlackGirlBooks, will be published in Spring 2018.

Cover (and excerpt) reveal! Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties

Gina Asprocolas  February 2nd, 2017 

Entertainment Weekly has revealed the cover of the third book in Dav Pilkey's popular (and New York Times bestselling!) Dog Man series, Dog...

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It’s National Girls & Women in Sports Day!

Josephine Djonovic  February 1st, 2017 

February 1st is National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD), a day dedicated to celebrating female athletes, encouraging young girls to be active and recognizing the...

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Celebrating January 31 book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  January 31st, 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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The Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition shares new data on reading aloud, inequities in access to books, diversity in children's books and more

Alexandra Wladich  January 31st, 2017 

Did you know the average household with children ages 0–17 has 104 children’s books in the home?Did you also know that only half of all parents with children ages 6–17 (48...

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Live From Our Library: books that celebrate diversity

Gina Asprocolas  January 30th, 2017 

In the third installment of Scholastic Parents' Facebook Live video series, Live From Our Library, Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-...

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Bird and Squirrel take over Twitter!

Gina Asprocolas  January 30th, 2017 

The fourth book in the Bird & Squirrel graphic novel series by James Burks – Bird & Squirrel On Fire – hits shelves this Tuesday, January...

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ALA midwinter 2017: we came, we saw, we exchanged business cards

Deimosa Webber-Bey  January 27th, 2017 

It was an inspirational weekend in Atlanta for me and several thousand librarians, revealing the Youth Media Award winners and talking about the trends for 2017 at the...

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Reflecting on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Brooke Shearouse  January 27th, 2017 

Today on OOM we’re taking time to reflect on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Designated by the United Nations General Assembly, this annual day honors the victims...

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Guest post: Over 30 Booklists for Multicultural Children's Book Day

Michael Barrett  January 27th, 2017 
Disclosure: Scholastic is an official sponsor of Multicultural Children's Book Day.

Throwback Thursday: Four Winds Press

Gina Asprocolas  January 26th, 2017 
A look back at some titles from one of the first Scholastic imprints, Four Winds Press.

Guest post: Celebrate Multicultural Children's Book Day

Michael Barrett  January 25th, 2017 
Disclosure: Scholastic is an official sponsor of Multicultural Children's Book Day.

A NewsPrints takeover on Twitter

Emily Morrow  January 23rd, 2017 
@GraphixBooks hosted a Twitter takeover this weekend to share an excerpt of the new graphic novel NewsPrints!

An update from the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps: Life on a ship, the Obama farewell & more

Anushka Mehrotra  January 20th, 2017 

Back in November, we welcomed 24 new Kid Reporters, ages 10 to 14, from across the United States and around the world to our Scholastic News Kids Press...

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Looking back at books honored by the American Library Association

Brooke Shearouse  January 20th, 2017 

It's a big weekend in the children's literature world...the American Library Association's (ALA) midwinter meeting! Each year the ALA honors authors and illustrators for...

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A place for teachers to share their best ideas

Guest Blogger  January 19th, 2017 
What is the best way to create a community to bring together educators?

Scholastic 2017 reading bingo

Deimosa Webber-Bey  January 19th, 2017 

Setting reading goals for yourself and the children in your world is a fun way to open a world of possible each year, and in 2016 we shared our first reading challenge for...

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Parenting victory: when my daughter loves the same picture books that I did

Julia Graeper  January 18th, 2017 
One of the small pleasures of parenting is finding that my daughter loves some of the same picture books that I did as a child.

Reading YA in College

Anushka Mehrotra  January 18th, 2017 

The thing about being an English major is that, in college, while you get to read a lot of the classics and Pulitzer prize winners, there’s a high chance you haven’t...

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Join in Teach Graphix Week!

Emily Morrow  January 17th, 2017 
Next week is #TeachGRAPHIXWeek, a week-long celebration of graphic novels that will include a live broadcast, Skype calls with Graphix authors and illustrators, free teaching... Read more

Moving Day: What about books?

Michael Barrett  January 13th, 2017 

"Once upon a time...”

This is how many of the first stories my mother read aloud to me as a child began. The plot most likely played out as follows: protagonist...

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Books for Friday the 13th

Josephine Djonovic  January 13th, 2017 

TGIF! Oh wait. It’s Friday the 13th!

6 new book trailers you won't want to miss

Emily Morrow  January 13th, 2017 

I am totally the kind of person who thinks the trailers are the best part of going to the movies. So it's probably no surprise that I'm also into book trailers! Here are...

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Career Corner: A January Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  January 12th, 2017 

Happy New Year! Scholastic has some new job postings, which we've highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one!

Throwback Thursday: Martin Luther King, Jr. in classroom magazines

Gina Asprocolas  January 12th, 2017 

It's the first Throwback Thursday post of the year! With Martin Luther King, Jr. Day happening this Monday, our...

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