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Everything You Need to Know About the New Dog Man Book

Dog Man fans across the country can’t wait to get their paws on the new book from best-selling author and illustrator Dav Pilkey! Dog Man #12: The Scarlet Shedder follows…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • February 16, 2024 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books Dav Pilkey Dog Man families

Books to Read for Family Day

Bring the family together and support a life-long love of reading! This Family Day, help build fluency, sharpen comprehension and expand vocabularies by reading aloud to and with your kids….

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Scholastic Book Clubs • February 12, 2024 TopicsBook Clubs families family Family Day February teachers

The Book List: Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year marks the arrival of Spring and a time to honour our ancestors. Teaching the importance and celebration of family and familial roots is what makes cultural holidays…

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Scholastic Book Clubs • February 8, 2024 TopicsBook Clubs families February Lunar New Year teachers

Scholastic Announces Storyvoice Spring Schedule of Live, Interactive Read-Aloud Events

Today, Scholastic announced the full spring schedule of programming from Storyvoice, the Company’s digital home of live read alouds. A free, online destination hosting weekly interactive events with award-winning authors…

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Priyanka Godbole • February 7, 2024 TopicsBook Clubs families February Storyvoice teachers World Read Aloud Day

Interview with Mahtab Narsimhan, Author of ‘The Boy and the Banyan Tree’

What inspired you to write your book? Where did the idea for your book come from? When life slowed down during the pandemic, we all reached out to family and…

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• February 5, 2024 Topicsauthor interview Book Clubs books February

The Book List: Valentine’s Day

Spread the Bookjoy love this Valentine’s Day with some of our newest picks! Featuring kid-favourite characters and heartfelt stories, what better way to spend time with your little ones than…

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Scholastic Book Clubs • February 2, 2024 TopicsBook Clubs families February teachers Valentine's Day

Scholastic Canada Launches 2022–2023 Philanthropic Impact Report

We are thrilled to announce an exciting milestone in our company’s ongoing commitment to improving literacy across the country and fostering a joy of reading: the launch of the SCHOLASTIC…

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• February 1, 2024 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books parents philanthropy teachers

Share Black Stories

This February, we are excited to celebrate Black voices with books that centres around Black lives, Black joy, and Black stories that are sure to resonate far beyond a single…

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Scholastic Book Clubs • February 1, 2024 TopicsBlack History Month Black voices Book Clubs families February Share Black Stories teachers

Embrace the Power of STEAM With the Help of Klutz Craft Kits

Crafting is an excellent way for your child to play while they learn about science, technology, engineering, art, and math! The acronym STEAM—which stands for science, technology, engineering, art, and…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • January 22, 2024 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs crafts Klutz STEAM STEM

Fun Reading Activities for Kids and Families

Story time has never been more fun or engaging for everyone! There are few things more special than story time with the whole family. These four fun reading activities recommended…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • January 15, 2024 Topicsactivities Book Clubs Book Fairs family

Why You Should Start Reading Chapter Books to Your Kids

Plus, when to do it and how to make it a seamless transition. You might be eager to make the leap from picture books to chapter books during story time…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • January 12, 2024 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs chapter books families

Interview with Ruth Ohi, Illustrator of ‘We Belong Here’

What inspired you to illustrate the book? Where did you draw inspiration from? Frieda’s manuscript was inspired by conversations she and I shared about our family histories. We were both…

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• January 8, 2024 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books illustration illustrator interview January

What’s New with Clubs

At Scholastic Book Clubs, we’re stepping out with upgrades to help teachers connect kids and their families to the pure joy of reading. A new year brings fresh possibilities, exciting…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • January 5, 2024 TopicsBook Clubs January teachers

8 Reading Resolutions That Give Meaning and Purpose to Reading

As we approach the New Year, it’s time to start thinking about resolutions and how you can help your students achieve their 2024 goals. Typically, “read more books” is at…

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Scholastic Editors • January 3, 2024 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs January New Year reading resolutions teachers

Interview with Richard Scrimger, Author of ‘At the Speed of Gus’

What inspired you to write your book? Where did the idea for your book come from? Ideas fall onto my head like boulders or pianos onto Wile E Coyote. Total…

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• December 15, 2023 Topicsauthor interview Book Clubs Book Fairs books December

Nail Phonics by Using Your Child’s Favourite Characters

Call on furry pals and cool superheroes to help support reading fundamentals! Phonemic awareness is fundamental to a child’s early reading success. When children learn to hear and manipulate sounds,…

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Scholastic Book Clubs • December 9, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs phonics reading

Winter Reading Challenge for Kids of All Ages

Reading enlivens the spirit of the season! Embark on a magical reading adventure with 25 fun challenges for the whole family. Winter is upon us! Celebrate the magic of the…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • December 1, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs December reading reading challenge winter

Which Pug Are You?

Pig the Pug has been a winner, a tourist, a stinker, an elf, and a MONSTER! But which Pig are you? Take the quiz to find out! You can shop…

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Guest Blogger • November 20, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books Pig the Pug reading

4 Holiday Reading Traditions

Try these fun ways to incorporate literacy into the magic and anticipation of the holidays with your child. The holiday season is one of the best times of the year!…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • November 20, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs families holidays November reading

Interview with Frieda Wishinsky, Author of ‘We Belong Here’

What inspired you to write your book? Where did the idea for your book come from? We Belong Here was inspired by a conversation with my friend Ruth Ohi. We…

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• November 10, 2023 Topicsauthor interview Book Clubs Book Fairs books November

Establish a Magical and Budget-Friendly Holiday Reading Routine

These heartwarming read-aloud stories will delight your young reader! Amidst all the concerts, entertaining, and gift giving that the holidays can bring, most of the time, it’s nice to skip…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • November 6, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs families holidays November reading

Scholastic Book Clubs: November Classroom Activities

Hype up winter reading and festive vibes in your classroom with just-for-Clubs fun and games. Book Clubs Classroom Poster Activity Countdown the days to holiday vacay—and spruce up your classroom…

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Scholastic Book Clubs • October 31, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs holidays November reading teachers

Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report: Reading in the Lives of Children and Parents

The latest data from children ages 6–17, as collected for the 8th edition of the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report*, reconfirms that reading books for fun, as well as…

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Priyanka Godbole • October 23, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs Kids & Family Reading Report teachers

Nurture Literacy Skills with This Reading Roadmap

Here are the milestones to look out for during every step of your child’s reading journey, and the books that will advance key learning skills along the way. Most parents…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • October 16, 2023 Topicsback to school Book Clubs books September teachers

Interview with Dharmali Patel, Illustrator of ‘The Boy and the Banyan Tree’

What inspired you to illustrate the book? Where did you draw inspiration from? The joy of exploring emotions, the satisfaction of problem-solving, and the connection a visual can forge with…

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• October 12, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books illustration illustrator interview October

12 Books to Inspire Your Halloween Costume

Looking for Halloween costume inspiration based on your readers’ favourite characters? You can always find inspiration in a book! We’ve rounded up a few books based on beloved characters, to…

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Mackenzie Cutruzzula • October 11, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs Halloween October parents

Scholastic Book Clubs: Class Trip Contest

We are so excited to celebrate Robert Munsch’s latest picture book, Class Trip. Long before he started writing books, Robert Munsch was a storyteller. The first time he told his…

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Scholastic Book Clubs • September 27, 2023 Topicsback to school Book Clubs September teachers

3 Tricks to Show Kids That Reading is a Treat

Turn “have-to-read” chills into “want-to-read” thrills. Some students would rather clean their rooms AND spend five nights at Freddy’s than to Ever. Have to read. An assigned book. So how…

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Scholastic Book Clubs • September 27, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs October parents reading

Authors and Illustrators Read to Your Class Live on Storyvoice

Storyvoice is Scholastic’s new home for live author events. Awesome authors like R.L. Stine, Lauren Tarshis, and Peter H. Reynolds read aloud to your students, who follow along in a…

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• September 20, 2023 Topicsback to school Book Clubs Book Fairs Storyvoice teachers

5 Ways Storage Bins Can Keep Your Classroom Organized All Year Long

Storage bins aren’t just for keeping your library neat and tidy—they’re a must-have tool for keeping the rest of your classroom organized, too! When it comes to organizing your classroom—and…

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Scholastic Editors • September 19, 2023 Topicsback to school Book Clubs classroom September teachers

Bulletin Boards to Keep Your Class On Track

These top picks will bring out your classroom’s unique personality. When it comes to decorating your classroom for the year, few things are as effective and memorable as the right…

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Scholastic Editors • September 13, 2023 Topicsback to school Book Clubs classroom September teachers

New Releases to Add to Your Classroom Library

The first day of school is filled with possibility, promise, and maybe a little worry. As we head into a brand-new school year, help your students reignite their drive to…

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Scholastic Book Clubs • September 8, 2023 Topicsback to school Book Clubs classroom September teachers

Save on Back-to-School Classroom Supplies for Teachers

These tips will help you organize and decorate your classroom for less. With back-to-school season in full swing, you don’t have to break the bank to replenish your classroom supplies….

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Scholastic Editors • August 31, 2023 Topicsback to school Book Clubs classroom September teachers

Tips for Organizing Your Classroom at the Beginning of the School Year

Maximize your classroom in the new school year with first-rate classroom organization. Every teacher knows that an incredible amount of material accumulates during the school year, and classrooms can quickly…

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Scholastic Editors • August 31, 2023 Topicsback to school Book Clubs classroom September teachers

How to Talk to Kids About the First Day of School

The first day of school is filled with possibility, promise, and maybe a little worry. Whether your child is entering kindergarten or a new grade as a returning student, the…

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Scholastic Book Clubs • August 31, 2023 Topicsback to school Book Clubs September teachers

5 Easy Ways to Kick off Your Classroom Book Club

Congrats on joining the Club! We’re psyched you’re here, helping connect kids to the stories and characters they love. By now you’ve handed out the flyers to your students so…

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Scholastic Book Clubs • August 31, 2023 Topicsback to school Book Clubs September teachers

Get Ready for Dav Pilkey’s New Cat Kid Comic Club Book

Cool news alert! A new graphic novel from Dog Man creator Dav Pilkey… CAT KID COMIC CLUB: INFLUENCERS is coming November 28, 2023! Here’s your first look at the cover!…

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Guest Blogger • August 23, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs Dav Pilkey

Honouring National Indigenous History Month 2023

In June, we celebrate National Indigenous History Month to recognize and honour the rich history, heritage, resilience, and diversity of Indigenous peoples. You can explore Reading Club’s National Indigenous History…

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Guest Blogger • June 8, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books June National Indigenous History Month

Read With Pride 2023

Originally published by On Our Minds on May 31, 2023Versioned for Scholastic Canada This June, we are proud to celebrate LGBTQIA+ Pride Month with new and award-winning books for kids…

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Guest Blogger • June 6, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books June Pride Month

7 Picture Books That Make Perfect Graduation Gifts

Originally published by On Our Minds on June 14, 2022Versioned for Scholastic Canada Graduation season is just around the corner! Whether you have a little one who is graduating from…

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Guest Blogger • May 23, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books graduation June parents teachers

Exclusive Chat with ‘The Party Diaries’ Author Mitali Banerjee Ruths

What inspired you to write The Party Diaries series? I grew up around weekend parties organized by my parents and their friends. Our relatives lived far away, so our community…

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• May 11, 2023 Topics2023 author interview Book Clubs Book Fairs books May

Exclusive Chat with Author Sunshine Quem Tenasco

What inspired you to write Smile So Big? I have four children and my hope is that they love themselves. I also wanted to talk about the beauty of brown…

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• May 5, 2023 Topics2023 author interview Book Clubs Book Fairs books May

Tips & Tricks for Boosting Your Reading Club Classroom Order

We recently reintroduced shipping orders to the classroom. Teachers and families told us that the ship to home minimum was difficult for families to reach and they longed for the…

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Avery Hellas • May 2, 2023 Topics2023 Book Clubs classroom flyers May teachers

Exclusive Chat with ‘Scholastic Canada Biography’ Author Elizabeth MacLeod

What inspired you to write Meet Buffy Sainte-Marie? Buffy is often in the news and I thought kids should know more about this amazing Canadian and all that she has…

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• May 1, 2023 Topics2023 author interview Book Clubs Book Fairs books May

Classrooms Care Thank-You

Thanks to the help of classrooms across Canada, we have reached our goal of donating 100,000 books to children who need them most. It’s because of classrooms across Canada that…

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Avery Hellas • April 28, 2023 Topics2023 April Book Clubs Book Fairs Classrooms Care

7 Important Questions to Ask Your Child During Story Time

Amplify the benefits of story time by asking your young reader these questions before, during, and after you read together. Originally published by Scholastic Parents on October 6, 2022Versioned for…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • April 14, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs parents reading aloud reading fluency

10 Books to Read for Earth Day 2023

Originally published by On Our Minds on April 21, 2020 Versioned for Scholastic Canada Every year on April 22, we celebrate Earth Day to show support for protecting and preserving…

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Guest Blogger • April 10, 2023 Topics2023 April Book Clubs Book Fairs books Earth Day picture books

Scholastic Reading Club Flyer Reveal: April Showers Bring May Readers

Here are some of their favourites from the Scholastic Reading Club April flyer (visit scholastic.ca/readingclub to start shopping). Featured for Pre-Kindergarten Ivy the Very Determined Dog by Maureen & Chris…

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Avery Hellas • April 5, 2023 TopicsApril Book Clubs books flyers parents series teachers

6 Strategies to Improve Reading Comprehension

Try these tips to help your child develop stronger literacy skills. Originally published by Scholastic Parents on August 30, 2022Versioned for Scholastic Canada Developing reading comprehension skills is incredibly important…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • March 10, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books parents reading fluency teachers

Why Funny Kids’ Books Are an Important Part of Your Child’s Library

Discover how humour can develop your child’s love of reading and literacy skills. Originally published by Scholastic Parents on February 24, 2022Versioned for Scholastic Canada Think about which books your…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • March 9, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books funny books graphic novels humour parents picture books social-emotional learning teachers

Simple Questions You Can Ask to Gauge Your Child’s Current Interests

Asking these questions can help you pinpoint books they’ll love! Originally published by Scholastic Parents on November 2, 2022Versioned for Scholastic Canada Kids’ interests are constantly changing. That means it…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • March 9, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books parents

These 4 Books Together Will Improve Your Child’s Reading Skills

When read together, these books will help your child’s literacy grow — all while they learn about feelings and kindness. Originally published by Scholastic Parents on December 6, 2022Versioned for…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • March 7, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books empathy parents picture books reading fluency social-emotional learning teachers

Teacher Tips for Practising with Striving Readers at Home

Your striving reader will be tearing through books in no time! Originally published by Scholastic Parents on September 8, 2022Versioned for Scholastic Canada When your pre-teen striving readers need a…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • March 7, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books graphic novels parents reading aloud reading fluency teachers

6 Smart Strategies to Boost Reading Fluency

All early readers stumble over words at first, but polishing those reading skills will benefit their learning in every subject area. Originally published by Scholastic Parents on January 1, 2021Versioned…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • March 7, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books parents reading aloud reading fluency

Girls to the Rescue: 3 Graphic Novels that Star Women in Epic Sagas

Originally published by On Our Minds on March 7, 2019Versioned for Scholastic Canada Girls to the rescue! Today we are celebrating women as heroes, by highlighting three graphic novels that…

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Guest Blogger • March 3, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books graphic novels International Women's Day March

Hands-On Fun for March Break with Klutz!

At Klutz, we believe in the power of play and there’s no better time to explore and get creative than summertime! Klutz craft kits are perfect for kids to play…

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Avery Hellas • February 28, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs March March Break Spring Break

Honouring Women in History

We’re celebrating International Women’s Day with books that highlight the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women in Canada and across the globe. These books–for readers of all ages–pay…

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Avery Hellas • February 28, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books International Women's Day March

Scholastic Reading Clubs Flyer Reveal: Spring into Reading

Here are some of their favourites from the Scholastic Reading Club March flyers (visit scholastic.ca/readingclub to start shopping). Featured for Pre-Kindergarten Easter Starring Egg! by Cynthia Platt & Leire Martin…

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Avery Hellas • February 28, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs books flyers March parents series teachers

Q&A with Author Akim Aliu

We interviewed the Dreamer author as part of a series celebrating Black History Month. Originally published by On Our Minds on February 23, 2023Versioned for Scholastic Canada We interviewed author Akim…

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Isabel Franco • February 23, 2023 Topicsauthor interview Black History Month Book Clubs Book Fairs books February graphic novel

Q&A with Remi Blackwood, Creator of Future Hero

We interviewed the team behind Future Hero as part of a series celebrating Black History Month. Originally published by On Our Minds on February 16, 2023Versioned for Scholastic Canada Scholastic…

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Michelle Pastor • February 21, 2023 Topicsauthor interview Black History Month Book Clubs Book Fairs books February

Q&A with Miles Grose, Author of The Tyrell Show

Originally published by On Our Minds on February 2, 2023Versioned for Scholastic Canada Scholastic is celebrating Black History Month in 2023 with Share Black Stories, a campaign showcasing books that…

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Michelle Pastor • February 13, 2023 Topicsauthor interview Black History Month Book Clubs Book Fairs books February

Q&A with Tami Charles, Author of We Are Here

Originally published by On Our Minds on February 9, 2023Versioned for Scholastic Canada We interviewed author Tami Charles to chat about her recent picture book We Are Here, illustrated by Bryan Collier,…

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Isabel Franco • February 13, 2023 Topicsauthor interview Black History Month Book Clubs Book Fairs books February

Best Valentine’s Day Books for Kids

Use these sweet and fun reads to teach your child about sharing love with others. Originally published by Scholastic Parents on January 13, 2023Versioned for Scholastic Canada Valentine’s Day is…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • February 3, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books February reading aloud Valentine's Day

Celebrate Clifford’s Birthday with Our Favourite Clifford Books!

Originally published by On Our Minds on January 31, 2022Versioned for Scholastic Canada February 14th is a great day, not just because it’s Valentine’s Day, but it’s Clifford’s birthday, too!…

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Sara Conway • January 27, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books Clifford

Celebrate Black History Month with Share Black Stories

Originally published by On Our Minds on January 21, 2022Versioned for Scholastic Canada Scholastic is celebrating Black History Month with Share Black Stories, a campaign showcasing books that center Black…

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Sara Conway • January 27, 2023 TopicsBlack History Month Book Clubs Book Fairs books February

Read 100 Books as a Classroom and Support Kids Across Canada with Classrooms Care

Your Class Can Make a Difference for Children across Canada just by Reading! Teachers across Canada! We are challenging classrooms to help us make a difference in the lives of…

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Avery Hellas • January 27, 2023 TopicsBook Clubs Classrooms Care February teachers

Get Back Into a Reading Routine with Nighttime Stories for Kids

For most parents, bedtime reading can sometimes fall by the wayside. Here’s how to get back on track! Originally published by Scholastic Parents on April 18, 2022Versioned for Scholastic Canada…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • December 20, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books parents reading reading aloud reading fluency

Get Kids Reading with a “New Year Reading Challenge”

Originally published by On Our Minds on January 2, 2018Versioned for Scholastic Canada In the spirit of making resolutions and setting goals, families are encouraged to start the year off…

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Michael Barrett • December 20, 2022 Topicsback to school Book Clubs Book Fairs books January parents reading reading aloud reading fluency

3 Reasons to Read with Your Elementary Schooler Every Night

The task may seem small, but the payoff is big. Originally published by Scholastic Parents on March 22, 2022Versioned for Scholastic Canada For many families, it’s the same daily, after-dinner…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • December 20, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs parents reading reading aloud reading fluency

Children Need Reading Role Models: Here’s How You Can Be One

You can easily show your commitment to reading, even if you don’t regularly dive into novels yourself. Originally published by Scholastic Parents on May 26, 2022Versioned for Scholastic Canada Children…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • December 19, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs parents reading aloud reading fluency

New Year, New Reading Resolutions

Here at the Scholastic Canada School Markets Team, we put our minds together and came up with 10 reading resolutions for the new year: Resolution #1: Share your favourite books…

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Scholastic Canada School Markets Team • December 19, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books January parents reading teachers

Scholastic Reading Clubs Flyer Reveal: New Year, New Books

Here are some of their favourites from the Scholastic Reading Club January flyers (visit scholastic.ca/readingclub): Featured for Pre-KindergartenLittle Frog Have you ever wondered how a tiny little tadpole can grow…

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Avery Hellas • December 16, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs books flyers January new parents teachers

4 Holiday Reading Traditions

Try these fun ways to incorporate literacy into the magic and anticipation of the holidays with your child. Originally published by Scholastic Parents on November 22, 2022Versioned for Scholastic Canada…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • December 9, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books December holidays parents

3 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Read

Create an unwavering and joyful connection to books with these tips. Originally published by Scholastic Parents on October 24, 2022Versioned for Scholastic Canada As a parent of a young reader,…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • December 7, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books parents reading aloud reading fluency

Reading for Pleasure

These tips from an educator can establish a new comfort level with reading. Originally published by Scholastic Reading HubVersioned for Scholastic Canada We believe that independent reading is a critical…

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• November 9, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books parents reading aloud reading fluency

Reading Skills: Books to Help Your Child on Their Reading Journey

As a parent, it can be overwhelming to try and find the right books for your child’s reading development. The days get busy and it’s hard to find that perfect…

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• November 9, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books parents reading aloud reading fluency

Our Value Promise

Offering the Best Books at the Best Prices Because Every Child Deserves a Book Each year, we look for the best books in children’s publishing so we can offer hand-picked,…

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• November 9, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books parents reading fluency

Holiday Travel Tips: Keep Kids Reading on the Go

Originally published by On Our Minds on November 19, 2015Versioned for Scholastic Canada Are you totally stumped on ways to keep your kids entertained during the hectic holiday travel rush?…

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Michael Barrett • November 8, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs December holidays November parents travel

‘Baby-sitters Club’ Exclusive Chat with Adapter Chan Chau and Editor Cassandra Pelham

Originally published by Scholastic Parents on September 22, 2022 Versioned for Scholastic Canada The latest graphic novel adaptation, The Baby-sitters Club: Jessi’s Secret Language released earlier this month. We are…

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Guest Blogger • November 4, 2022 Topicsauthor interview Book Clubs Book Fairs books comics graphic novel parents

The Value of Trying the First Book to Find a Series Your Child Will Love

Series are a sure bet for raising readers, and it all starts with Book #1. Originally published by Scholastic Parents on October 24, 2022 A kids’ book series is a…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • November 4, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs parents reading series

The Most Important Thing to Remember During Read-Alouds

The key to a successful read-aloud? We’ve got it. Originally published by Scholastic Parents on October 5, 2022 With all of the things parents have to think about, how to…

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Guest Blogger • November 4, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs holidays November parents reading aloud

What the Report Card Really Means

Find out how to read your child’s report card and respond to grades both good and bad. Originally published by Scholastic ParentsVersioned for Scholastic Canada A, B, C is no…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • November 4, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs December November parents report cards

12 Books to Get You Into the Holiday Spirit

Originally published by On Our Minds on December 2, 2019Versioned for Scholastic Canada Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the books inside are so delightful! It’s officially the holiday…

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Guest Blogger • November 4, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books December holidays November parents picture books

Q&A with Pablo Leon, Illustrator of Miles Morales: Shock Waves and Miles Morales: Stranger Tides

This series is part of a series celebrating Hispanic and Latine Heritage Month, featuring titles that illuminate the diversity and breadth of the Hispanic and Latine experience, as well as…

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Michelle Pastor • November 4, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books comics graphic novel new October Spider-Man trending

Get a Sneak Peek of Mermaid Days #1: The Sunken Ship!

Dive under the sea with Mermaid Days, a new Acorn series that is perfect for beginning readers! Originally published by On Our Minds on April 4, 2022 Swim along with…

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Sara Conway • October 19, 2022 TopicsAcorn Book Clubs Book Fairs books early reader new trending

Spooktacular Halloween Snacks for Kids

Treat your brood of little goblins to these ghoulish Halloween treats. They’re perfect for a creepy classroom bash and devilishly easy! Originally published by Scholastic Parents Celebrate Halloween with these…

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Erica Clark • October 13, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs Halloween October parents snacks trending

Behind the Scenes: I Spy Spooky Night

Can you spy a broken bone? The word “Boo”? A padlock or “1982”? Originally published by On Our Minds on October 21, 2019 Versioned for Scholastic Canada How about a…

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Guest Blogger • October 13, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books Halloween I Spy October reading fluency trending

DIY Pumpkin Decorations

Why should kids have all the costume fun? Gussy up some pumpkin faces (no carving necessary) with these eight easy get-ups. Originally published by Scholastic Parents & On Our Minds…

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Jessica Hester • October 4, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs DIY Halloween October parents trending

Get a Sneak Peek of Bug Scouts #1: Out in the Wild!

From New York Times bestselling illustrator Mike Lowery comes a wild and hilarious Graphix Chapters series featuring the amazing Bug Scouts! Originally published by On Our Minds on March 25,…

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Sara Conway • October 4, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books graphic novel trending

Celebrate Hispanic and Latine Voices This Month

Originally published by On Our Minds on September 16, 2022Versioned for Scholastic Canada ¡Vamos a celebrarlo! From September 15 to October 15, we honour the generations of Hispanic and Latine…

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Constance Gibbs • September 30, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books October reading aloud September trending

7 Books to Help Your Kids Go Back to School

Originally published by On Our Minds on July 27, 2021Versioned for Scholastic Canada Growth, change, and opportunity come every new school year. For many kids, they’ll experience growing pains as…

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Bridget Benjamin • September 1, 2022 Topicsback to school Book Clubs Book Fairs parents September starting school

10 Benefits of Having a Library Card

Originally published by On Our Minds on September 16, 2021 The library was a second home to me when I was a kid—I was lucky enough to live within walking…

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Amanda Livingston • September 1, 2022 Topicsback to school Book Clubs Book Fairs classroom parents reading aloud reading fluency

Reading Goals Teachers Recommend for Families

They’ll get your kids more excited about reading and boost their literacy skills. Originally published by Scholastic Parents on May 2, 2022 Want to get the whole family reading more?…

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Scholastic Parents Staff • September 1, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs parents reading aloud reading fluency

20 Things You Didn’t Know About Dragon Masters by Tracey West

Originally published by On Our Minds on November 1, 2021 Dragon Masters is a New York Times bestselling series written by Tracey West and perfect for newly independent readers. This…

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Tracey West • August 31, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books Branches trending

Get Drawn into Reading with Graphix Chapters for Young Readers

Originally published by On Our Minds on January 10, 2022 Scholastic’s new Graphix Chapters line are the perfect graphic novels for beginning readers! Approachable page counts, easy-to-follow paneling, artwork that…

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Sara Conway • August 31, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books learn to read trending

15 Books to Share with Your Young Reader during Halloween

Originally published by On Our Minds on October 5, 2021 Versioned for Scholastic Canada Halloween is just around the corner! What delightfully spooky reads are you sharing with your young…

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Zakiya Jamal • August 31, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books Halloween October trending

Dav Pilkey Inspires Creativity with New ‘Dog Man’ and Free Comic Club for Kids

Originally published by On Our Minds on August 18, 2022 We have some SUPA EPIC NEWS: Dog Man is back! Mark your calendar for March 28, 2023 when DOG MAN:…

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Guest Blogger • August 31, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books comics Dav Pilkey Epic Comic Club graphic novel

The Baby-Sitters Club: Friends and Entrepreneurs

Originally published by On Our Minds on March 21, 2022 Are you a Kristy, a Mary Anne, a Claudia, or a Stacey? Part of the appeal of Scholastic’s well-loved series,…

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Michele Pastor • August 31, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books trending

Learning with Clifford: Back to School Edition

Originally published by On Our Minds on July 30, 2021The following post was written by the Scholastic Entertainment team For decades, Clifford the Big Red Dog has taught us many…

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Scholastic Entertainment team • August 31, 2022 Topicsback to school Book Clubs Book Fairs classroom parents reading aloud reading fluency September

Get a Sneak Peek of Invisible by Christina Diaz Gonzalez and Gabriela Epstein!

Originally published by On Our Minds on July 1, 2022 For fans of Twins and Allergic, a must-have graphic novel with text in English and Spanish about five very different…

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Sara Conway • August 31, 2022 TopicsBook Clubs Book Fairs books new trending