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Apr 09 2012

Grow a Reader!


Spring has sprung, and with it comes great new books! From picture books starring quirky ducks, bees, and bunnies, to the tale of the Titanic’s fateful voyage, to a sci-fi Cinderella story – these hot new titles are sure to help you grow a reader, and keep your students buzzing about books all spring!  …

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Feb 22 2012

May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor


 From Hugo to War Horse – this winter has been the season of amazing book to movie adaptations. But none may be more anticipated than The Hunger Games – the first story in Suzanne Collins’s thrilling dystopian series about a girl’s quest for survival, and the revolution she unwittingly inspires.  If you haven’t stepped into…

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Jan 23 2012

One Million Books for One Million Bookprints

Here at Scholastic, we’re on a mission to donate ONE MILLION BOOKS to Reach Out and Read - but we need your help to do it!

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Dec 08 2011

Seasons Greetings and Good Readings!

If the appearance of strings of twinkling lights, fresh garlands, and shiny ornaments are of any indication, the holiday season is officially upon us! The most wonderful time of the year is here – and what better way to get in the December spirit than with a list of holiday books sure to give you…

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Nov 08 2011

Celebrating 25 Years Of MAGIC!

Do you remember when you took a field trip into Arnold’s stomach? How about when your class drilled into the center of the earth to learn about metamorphic rocks? Do you pass a yellow school bus and wonder if it’s capable of growing wings? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you must…

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Oct 05 2011

Falling into Autumn Reads


Back to School season seems to have gone by in a flash! Pumpkins, costumes, and candy corn are beginning to appear, signaling that fall (and Halloween!) is well on its way. In the spirit of the season, I’ve compiled a list of non-fiction and subject-specific books that will keep your students reading – and learning!…

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Sep 13 2011

Happy Back to School Season!

New pencils, new backpacks, new notebooks – a new class! Here at Scholastic, we hope you are enjoying the excitement of getting to know your students during these first few weeks. We have a lot to share with you in the upcoming months to help you share the joy of reading with your class… …but…

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Jul 27 2011

Why is teaching important?


Is teaching important? Tell us why and win one-on-one time with the Chief Academic Officer of Scholastic. Open to all educators! Enter by August 31.

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Jul 01 2011


Fourth on Lake Austin

No more pencils, no more books – it’s time for summer vacation! For many of you, the school year has officially come to an end. After all your hard work planning lessons, creating activities, and working to give your class the knowledge they need to succeed, you deserve some rest and relaxation! So why not…

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Jun 01 2011

Dive into Summer Reading

Williams Beach Ball

You’ve introduced them to their favorite books. You’ve helped them sound out unfamiliar words. You’ve watched them grow as readers. As the school year winds down, you’re preparing them for their transition into the next grade. With summer vacation right around the corner, here are some exciting books to help beat the heat and keep…

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May 01 2011

The consequences of getting caught reading

Goodbye, April showers – hello May flowers! Spring is finally here, and along with the sunny days and nicer weather come some of our favorite author’s birthdays! In honor of May being Get Caught Reading Month, here are some quotes to share with your students about the power of reading – and the possibilities books…

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Apr 01 2011

Celebrate national poetry month!

April is National Poetry Month, and it’s time to celebrate! Introduce your students to poetry; We’re sure they’ll think it’s great. Create a sonnet, read some rhymes, or teach your class to write haiku. These are our favorite poetry books – We hope you’ll enjoy them too! Early Readers: My Hippo Has Hiccups by Karen…

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Mar 02 2011

Inspiring readers through illustrations

As one of our favorite author/illustrators will soon tell you:  for a reluctant or struggling reader, learning to enjoy illustrations may be the motivation they need to pick up a book and discover the delight of reading. Understanding how artwork can compliment a story and help bring imagination to life may inspire future illustrators to…

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Feb 01 2011

We <3 Reading!

It’s that time of year – heart-shaped candy boxes are lining the shelves, roses are in high demand, and love is in the air. At Scholastic Book Clubs, we are celebrating the season by sharing the books that helped us fall in love – with reading! Everyone has those books – the ones with broken…

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Jan 04 2011

Top Reads for the New Year

Welcome back, teachers! We hope you had a wholly restful and rejuvenating vacation. Now it’s a new year, and you know what that means—new books! We wanted to share with you some of the books that we’re most excited about this January. Here are eleven great reads to curl up with in 2011! Picture Books…

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Dec 01 2010

(Reading at) Home for the Holidays

Well, it’s finally December! For months now, you’ve been working hard to keep your students active, engaged, excited. You’ve put books in their hands, urged them to read about science, history, math. You’ve gotten them to enjoy silly stories and classic novels. And now, vacation hits. For a week, or a few days, what your…

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Nov 09 2010

Why read every day?

We asked, and you answered! As promised, we created this flyer based on your amazingly insightful responses. Share it with your class and make photocopies for your students to take home. Please feel free to continue to share your thoughts—on the importance of reading at home and how you are using this flyer in your…

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Oct 01 2010

Read every day — help create a national flyer

You know what reading every day can do for your students and so do we—but what about your students’ parents? Do they understand? The statistics make it clear. Reading at least 20 minutes a day can change the course of a child’s life and make things that might never have been possible—possible. But statistics and…

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Sep 01 2010

The Memories You Make

Some of Scholastic Book Clubs’ favorite children’s authors talk about their teacher memories. We here at Scholastic Book Clubs have known for a long time that teaching is the hardest job in the world. So, we take our collective hats off to you for saying yes to that challenge. And though we’re sure the prospect…

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