Happy National Kindergarten Day!

Loribelle Lapaix  April 21st, 2017 

Before we dive into the many reasons why Kindergarten is beneficial and how you can celebrate #NationalKindergartenDay, let’s discuss the origins of the...

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A conversation with Scholastic Editorial Director David Levithan and Alyson Gerber, debut author of "Braced"

Brooke Shearouse  April 21st, 2017 

Today, we have the pleasure of introducing you to debut author Alyson Gerber, whose brave new novel, Braced, explores a disorder that bends the lives of ten...

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On the podcast: Poetry Month

Emily Morrow  April 20th, 2017 

April is Poetry Month, and we couldn't let it go by without a dedicated podcast episode! This week, we talk with four special guests about the importance...

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James Patterson & Scholastic Reading Club pledge to save classroom libraries

Michael Barrett  April 20th, 2017 

3,500 teachers will receive $500 grants and 500 Scholastic Reading Club "bonus points" to build their classroom libraries

Earth Day is April 22: Watch what happens behind-the-scenes at a recycling center

Stephanie Agresti  April 20th, 2017 

Bottles, cans and paper, oh my! Are you doing a lesson on recycling for Earth Day which is April 22? Scholastic News editor Blair Rainsford went behind-the-scenes...

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Junior Scholastic offers kids tips for relieving stress

Stephanie Agresti  April 18th, 2017 

As summer approaches and testing at the end of the school year begins, students’ stress levels can increase. April is National Stress Awareness Month and...

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Celebrate Easter!

Brooke Shearouse  April 14th, 2017 

Easter is Sunday, April 16, and we’re celebrating the holiday along with some of our favorite Easter-themed reads. Check out the list below of some of our favorite...

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Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Zainab Adisa and Alixandra Wilens

Josephine Djonovic  April 14th, 2017 

It's National Poetry Month and we want to introduce you to the some very talented teen writers this month.

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing...

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Q&A with Scholastic Librarian, Deimosa Webber-Bey!

Nicole Ortiz  April 14th, 2017 

Libraries are getting a whole lot of love this month! April is School Library Month, this week (April 9th-15th) is Library Week, and April 11th is Library Workers Day…...

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"Book discovery": Add books to your Easter egg hunt!

Michael Barrett  April 13th, 2017 

U.S. parents share where children's books are kept in their homes according to the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report: 6th Edition

When Kwame Alexander takes over your Instagram account

Emily Morrow  April 13th, 2017 

In honor of National Poetry Month, the Scholastic Book Fairs team turned over the keys to their Instagram account to bestselling author Kwame Alexander! Be sure to follow...

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National Library Week book list: librarians that are funny and/or role-models and also ‘transform’ the plot

Deimosa Webber-Bey  April 12th, 2017 

There are three ingredients that went into making this book list for you for National Library Week:

Celebrate Earth Day with these resources

Emily Morrow  April 12th, 2017 

Earth Day is right around the corner and it's the perfect time to talk with the little ones in your life about the importance (and beauty!) of our planet. Founded...

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Show your four for a chance to win books!

Guest Blogger  April 11th, 2017 

Scholastic Book Fairs recently launched a "Show Your Four" Sweepstakes! We want to see the four books you (and/or your kids and students) are most excited to read this...

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Career Corner: An April Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  April 11th, 2017 

We have new featured jobs for April

Resources to support students with autism spectrum disorder

Stephanie Agresti  April 10th, 2017 

April is National Autism Awareness Month. To highlight the importance of this month, we’ve compiled some tips and strategies from our leading expert in...

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Celebrating National Siblings Day!

Brooke Shearouse  April 10th, 2017 

Today is National Siblings Day, and in addition to spending some time with our siblings, we’re also reading some great books from Scholastic to celebrate. Check out the...

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Educators, enter for a chance to win 500 books for your school

Alexandra Wladich  April 10th, 2017 

There is still time to enter the Dav Pilkey Educator Contest! Now until this Friday (April 14th!), educators can to enter the Dav Pilkey Summer...

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Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Chasity Hale and Seth Gozar

Michael Barrett  April 7th, 2017 

It's National Poetry Month and we want to introduce you to the some very talented teen writers this month. 

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing...

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On the podcast: Changing how students read (and a giveaway!)

Emily Morrow  April 6th, 2017  Comments • 44

This week on the podcast, we sat down with award-winning authors and literacy educators Kylene Beers and Robert E.

First look flyer: Scholastic Reading Club - April 2017

Nicole Ortiz  April 6th, 2017 

The Scholastic Reading Club “Book Boys” hosted our monthly "First Look Flyer” Facebook Live yesterday to help parents and educators find some great reads through the...

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Throwback Thursday: Poetry anthologies

Gina Asprocolas  April 6th, 2017 

April is National Poetry Month, so for this week's Throwback Thursday post, I knew I wanted to focus on poetry. On previous trips to the Archive, we found...

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The importance of libraries: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett  April 5th, 2017 

The latest Kids & Family Reading Report shows95% of parents agree "every child deserves to have a school library...

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Celebrate National Poetry Month!

Brooke Shearouse  April 5th, 2017 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating National Poetry Month! Taking place each April, National Poetry Month increases awareness and appreciation of poetry in the...

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Happy 89th birthday Dr. Maya Angelou!

Loribelle Lapaix  April 4th, 2017 

In celebration of April being Black Women’s History Month, National Poetry Month and the month of Dr. Angelou’s birthday, I would like to pay tribute to her by sharing...

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