North American sales of ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ top 2 million copies, UK sales blow past records, all within days of Rowling’s new release.
Scholastic and We Need Diverse Books Expand Collaboration
Scholastic and the non-profit organization We Need Diverse Books has announced that they are expanding their collaboration in order to put more books by diverse authors with diverse characters into schools.
Scholastic Promotes Diversity in Books for Young Readers
The Scholastic Reading Club and We Need Diverse Books are promoting a list of 75 titles for middle-grade readers featuring diverse characters and plots.
Scholastic Takes Over After the End of the Roald Dahl Prize
Following the closure of the Roald Dahl Prize last month, Scholastic will introduce ‘a new series of awards for funny children’s books in the UK.’
4 Views of Evolving Edtech Business Models
Execs from Cornelsen Schulverlage, Scholastic India, Capstone’s myON, and Microsoft Education share thoughts about various edtech business models.
Self-Published Survival Guide to Bullying Goes Big
Aija Mayrock, a 19-year-old author, found surprising success when her self-published ‘The Survival Guide to Bullying’ was picked up by Scholastic.
Scholastic to Launch New Interactive Line at Bologna
Scholastic has partnered with the UK’s Make Believe Ideas to develop a new line of interactive children’s books for ages 0-5, debuting at Bologna next week.
Scholastic’s Emily Morrow on Community Building for YA Readers
Emily Morrow discusses how Scholastic’s This is Teen online community has helped the company connect with a passionate community of YA readers online.
TombQuest: Scholastic’s Newest Multi-Platform Series
Following on the success of The 39 Clues, Infinity Ring and Spirit Animals, Scholastic is launching its latest multi-platform series for kids: Tombquest.
With Latest, Eliot Schrefer Takes YA to Endangered Africa
We interview one of our favorite YA writers, Eliot Schrefer, about his latest YA novel, Endangered, set during a chimpanzee preservation mission in Gabon.