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Morning Media Newsfeed: #FreeAJStaff | AMC's Earnings Surge | MSNBC Taps Ex-MT Gov. - Posted February 28, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: #FreeAJStaff | AMC's Earnings Surge | MSNBC Taps Ex-MT Gov. - Posted February 28, 2014
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Podcast: How to Make Reading an eBook More Social - Posted January 29, 2013
On today's social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat Jason Boog discussed new ways that eBook publishers can make reading more interactive for children. A recent study showed that interactive reading can... [SocialTimes.com]

Scholastic: Kids See eBooks as Being Less Social Than Print - Posted January 14, 2013
Ebooks may seem like the perfect format for social reading, but kids say that print books are still better for bedtime stories and sharing with friends, according to a report by Scholastic. In the fourth edition of the Kids & Family... [SocialTimes.com]

Jeff Pinsker Named President of Scholastic's KLUTZ Imprint - Posted October 25, 2012
Jeff Pinsker has joined Scholastic as the president of the KLUTZ imprint. This "book plus" imprint publishes children's activity books and related products. In his new role, Pinsker (pictured) will be responsible for promoting and developing the KLUTZ ... [GalleyCat]

'Weekly Reader' Shuts Down; Scholastic Lays off 55 - Posted July 24, 2012
It's a sad day in school rooms and for those of us who grew up with it, we're shedding a proverbial tear, too. Weekly Reader, a staple for 100 years, is going to cease its operations and fold into Scholastic News. As reported by ... [TVNewser]

'Weekly Reader' Shuts Down; Scholastic Lays off 55 - Posted July 24, 2012
It's a sad day in school rooms and for those of us who grew up with it, we're shedding a proverbial tear, too. Weekly Reader, a staple for 100 years, is going to cease its operations and fold into Scholastic News. As reported by ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Andrew Jenks Lands Book Deal with Scholastic - Posted July 12, 2012
MTV's World of Jenks star Andrew Jenks has inked a book deal with Scholastic. Andrew Jenks: My Adventures as a Young Filmmaker will contain personal stories, photos and life lessons. The book will be published in March 2013. The Creative Artist Agency negotiated on behalf of Je... [GalleyCat]

Scholastic Instructor Names EIC - Posted July 12, 2012
Scholastic has named Tara Welty editor-in-chief of Instructor magazine. Welty was most recently the editor of Scholastic Art, where she oversaw a re-launch of its print and web versions. "Tara has extraordinary g... [Fishbowl NY]

Scholastic Instructor Names EIC - Posted July 12, 2012
Scholastic has named Tara Welty editor-in-chief of Instructor magazine. Welty was most recently the editor of Scholastic Art, where she oversaw a re-launch of its print and web versions. "Tara has extraordinary g... [FishbowlNY]

Cassandra Clare & Holly Black Ink Deal for 5-Book Series - Posted April 19, 2012
Mortal Instruments author Cassandra Clare and The Spiderwick Chronicles author Holly Black have landed a book deal for a five-book middle grade fantasy series. Scholastic will publish the first book, The Iron Trial, in 2014. ... [GalleyCat]

Suzanne Collins Is Best-Selling Kindle Author of All Time - Posted March 19, 2012
Hunger Games trilogy author Suzanne Collins is the best-selling Kindle author of all time, according to Amazon. Over at Salon, Laura Miller took ... [GalleyCat]

Maggie Stiefvater Inks Deal for 4-Book Epic Fantasy - Posted February 2, 2012
Author Maggie Stiefvater has landed a deal with Scholastic for a four-book epic fantasy series. The first book, The Raven Boys, is slated for release in September. The Raven Boys stars Richard Campbell Gansey, III (a boy who "has it all") and Blue Sargent ... [GalleyCat]

Scholastic to Launch Book Series & Online Game - Posted December 22, 2011
Scholastic's seven-book Infinity Ring series will launch alongside an interactive gaming website next year. The books and website, aimed at readers ages 8 to 12, will feature an "alternate-history time travel" storyline. The new series will be written by six children's authors, including ... [GalleyCat]

Brian Selznick Hosts Virtual Tours of American Museum of Natural History - Posted December 19, 2011
Scholastic has launched a special educational website called "Teaching with Brian Selznick." The free site offers virtual field trips of New York City's American Museum of Natural History, the inspiration for Brian Selznick's latest illustrated novel, Wonderstruck. ... [GalleyCat]

Scholastic to Release 'The 39 Clues' Short Story eBooks for Holidays - Posted November 11, 2011
Scholastic just unveiled The 39 Clues: Rapid Fire, a series of seven original eBook short stories for the holidays. Starting December 25th, they will publish one story a day until the end of December. The eBooks will be priced at $0.99 at online retailers. There has been no word as to who... [GalleyCat]

Scholastic to Publish 'The Hunger Games Tribute Guide' - Posted November 4, 2011
Scholastic will publish The Hunger Games Tribute Guide, giving readers a glimpse into the stories of 24 tributes who endure a brutal competition in Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games. Here's more from the release: "Readers follow the Tributes' journey from the Reapi... [GalleyCat]

Cubes: An Inside Look at Scholastic's Global HQ - Posted October 20, 2011
In this episode of "Cubes," we tour the corporate world headquarters of Scholastic. The company known for Harry Potter, The Hung... [UnBeige]

Cubes: An Inside Look at Scholastic's Global HQ - Posted October 20, 2011
In this episode of "Cubes," we tour the corporate world headquarters of Scholastic. The company known for Harry Potter, The Hung... [FishbowlDC]

Cubes: An Inside Look at Scholastic's Global HQ - Posted October 20, 2011
In this episode of "Cubes," we tour the corporate world headquarters of Scholastic. The company known for Harry Potter, The Hung... [GalleyCat]

Cubes: An Inside Look at Scholastic's Global HQ - Posted October 20, 2011
In this episode of "Cubes," we tour the corporate world headquarters of Scholastic. The company known for Harry Potter, The Hung... [Fishbowl NY]

Cubes: An Inside Look at Scholastic's Global HQ - Posted October 20, 2011
In this episode of "Cubes," we tour the corporate world headquarters of Scholastic. The company known for Harry Potter, The Hung... [FishbowlNY]

Cubes: An Inside Look at Scholastic's Global HQ - Posted October 20, 2011
In this episode of "Cubes," we tour the corporate world headquarters of Scholastic. The company known for Harry Potter, The Hung... [TVNewser]

Cubes: An Inside Look at Scholastic's Global HQ - Posted October 20, 2011
In this episode of "Cubes," we tour the corporate world headquarters of Scholastic. The company known for Harry Potter, The Hung... [TVNewser]

Cubes: An Inside Look at Scholastic's Global HQ - Posted October 20, 2011
In this episode of "Cubes," we tour the corporate world headquarters of Scholastic. The company known for Harry Potter, The Hung... [AgencySpy]

Cubes: An Inside Look at Scholastic's Global HQ - Posted October 20, 2011
In this episode of "Cubes," we tour the corporate world headquarters of Scholastic. The company known for Harry Potter, The Hung... [PRNewser]

Cubes: An Inside Look at Scholastic's Global HQ - Posted October 20, 2011
In this episode of "Cubes," we tour the corporate world headquarters of Scholastic. The company known for Harry Potter, The Hung... [FishbowlDC]

Cubes: An Inside Look at Scholastic's Global HQ - Posted October 20, 2011
In this episode of "Cubes," we tour the corporate world headquarters of Scholastic. The company known for Harry Potter, The Hung... [10,000 Words]

Cubes: An Inside Look at Scholastic's Global HQ - Posted October 20, 2011
In this episode of "Cubes," we tour the corporate world headquarters of Scholastic. The company known for Harry Potter, The Hung... [TVSpy]

Cubes: An Inside Look at Scholastic's Global HQ - Posted October 20, 2011
In this episode of Cubes, we tour the corporate world headquarters of Scholastic. The company known for Harry Potter, T... [FishbowlLA]

Six Promotions at Scholastic - Posted October 14, 2011
Scholastic has made six promotions within its trade publishing division. In the editorial department, Maria Dominguez has been named executive editor and manager and David Levithan has been promoted to VP, publisher and editorial director. Dominguez has been with the imprint Scholasti... [GalleyCat]

Real Magic School Bus Coming to New York City - Posted October 13, 2011
Have you ever wished you could ride the Magic School Bus? To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the popular children's book series, a real "Magic School Bus" will hit New York City on October 20th. A group of second grad... [GalleyCat]

Scholastic Teams Up with Ruckus Media Group to Launch New Transmedia Imprint - Posted September 8, 2011
Scholastic is teaming up with Ruckus Media Group to launch a new children's transmedia imprint--utilizing different platforms to tell stories. The new imprint will also explore backlist titles with these new tools. The Sch... [GalleyCat]

This Week on the mediabistro.com Job Board: Quirk Books, Henry Holt, Random House - Posted August 16, 2011
This week, Quirk Books is hiring not one, but two new staff members -- an adult trade acquisitions editor and a ... [GalleyCat]

This Week on the mediabistro.com Job Board: Quirk Books, Henry Holt, Random House - Posted August 15, 2011
This week, Quirk Books is hiring not one, but two new staff members -- an adult trade acquisitions editor and a ... [semanticweb.com]

Amar'e Stoudemire Inks Book Deal with Scholastic - Posted August 15, 2011
New York Knicks captain Amar'e Stoudemire has inked a deal with Scholastic to pen a middle-grade series called STAT: Standing Tall And Talented. The first book in the series is slated for release in August 2012 with the second and third books to follow in October 2012 and January 2013. STAT... [GalleyCat]

Amar'e Stoudemire Inks Book Deal with Scholastic - Posted August 15, 2011
New York Knicks captain Amar'e Stoudemire has inked a deal with Scholastic to pen a middle-grade series called STAT: Standing Tall And Talented. The first book in the series is slated for release in August 2012 with the second and third books to follow in October 2012 and January 2013. STAT... [AllTwitter]

Amar'e Stoudemire to Publish Children's Book Series - Posted August 11, 2011
New York Knicks star Amar'e Stoudemire has signed a book deal with Scholastic to publish a book series for middle-grade readers. STAT: Standing Tall and Talented will launch in August 2012 and be... [SportsNewser]

This Week on the mediabistro.com Job Board: Macmillan, Bedford/St. Martin's, Scholastic - Posted July 29, 2011
Are you artistic? This week, Macmillan is hiring an associate designer, and Scholastic is actively seeing an ... [GalleyCat]

This Week on the mediabistro.com Job Board: Macmillan, Bedford/St. Martin's, Scholastic - Posted July 29, 2011
Are you artistic? This week, Macmillan is hiring an associate designer, and Scholastic is actively seeing an ... [semanticweb.com]

12 Children's Illustrators Donate Original Artwork for Charity Auction - Posted May 5, 2011
Scholastic has opened an auction to benefit its global literacy campaign, "Read Every Day. Lead A Better Life." The auction features pieces created by twelve celebrated children's illustrators: Norman Bridwell, Bruce Degen, Edwin F... [semanticweb.com]

Scholastic Launches 'this is teen' Virtual Book Club - Posted April 13, 2011
Scholastic has partnered with SCVNGR, a location-based mobile gaming application platform, to create this is teen, a smartphone and Facebook-focused program to connect teens with some of their... [GalleyCat]

Suzanne Collins Writing 'Most Autobiographical Work to Date' - Posted April 11, 2011
Bestselling author Suzanne Collins (pictured, via) is writing a new picture book. According to The New York Times, the untitled project will be her "most ... [semanticweb.com]

Harry Potter the Exhibition Opens in New York City - Posted April 5, 2011
"Harry Potter the Exhibition" opened today at New York City's Discovery Times Square. The video embedded above offers a sneak peek at the show that displays eight movies' worth of props,... [GalleyCat]

New Hire & Promotions at Scholastic - Posted February 10, 2011
Scholastic has made two promotions and one new hire. Doug Analla and Anamika Bhatnagar have both received promotions. Analla has been named director of marketing and creative services. Bhatnagar now serves... [GalleyCat]

Scholastic Debuts New Line Of Interactive Apps - Posted January 3, 2011
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Brian Selznick to Publish New Book - Posted December 17, 2010
Children's author and illustrator Brian Selznick (pictured, via) will release his new novel, Wonderstruck, in September 2011. Here's more from Scholastic's press release: "Wonderstruck wea... [GalleyCat]

Animorphs Series to be Relaunched Next Year - Posted December 10, 2010
Scholastic will relaunch the first five books of the Animorphs series next year. In May 2011, the series begins with Animorphs #1: The Invasion. The books will feature a ... [GalleyCat]

Scholastic Shares Ten Kidlit Trends from 2010 - Posted December 9, 2010
Several children's literature experts shared "Ten Trends in Children's Books" in a year-end list for Scholastic. Books featuring "special-needs protagonists" have increased (such as ... [GalleyCat]

Rare 'Harry Potter & the Philosopher's Stone' Copy Stolen - Posted November 16, 2010
A man and a woman stole a first-edition copy of Harry Potter & the Philosopher's Stone at the "Art You Grew Up With Exhibition" in Ox... [GalleyCat]

Scholastic Promotes Lori Benton to VP & Publisher - Posted November 11, 2010
Lori Benton has been named vice president and publisher of the Scholastic Trade Publishing division. According to the release, Benton will "oversee direction of the publishing program for all imprints of the division. She will assume her new re... [GalleyCat]

Scholastic Promotes Daisy Kline to VP of Marketing & Brand Management - Posted October 29, 2010
Daisy Kline has been promoted to Vice President of Marketing and Brand Management at Scholastic Media. The press release states: "Kline is responsible for directing the marketing, PR and strategy for Scholastic Media's portfolio of brands and products, ... [GalleyCat]

Scholastic Launches Social Network - Posted October 28, 2010
Scholastic has launched a new social networking site today called YouAreWhatYouRead.com. The site lets readers build online profiles based on the five that have most shaped their lives. Users are... [AppNewser]

Powell's Books Wins a Visit from Suzanne Collins - Posted October 22, 2010
Powell's Books has won Scholastic's Mockingjay in-store display contest. The bookstore constructed a 17-foot cornucopia to beat out the rest of the competition. Their prize? A visit from ... [GalleyCat]

A Peek at The Hunger Games Script - Posted October 21, 2010
When Suzanne Collins wrote the initial adaptation of The Hunger Games, screenwriter ... [GalleyCat]

Scholastic Finds Kids Have a Growing Interest In eBooks - Posted September 29, 2010
Despite the growth of eBooks, according to a new study published by Scholastic and Harrison Group called the 2010 Kids and Family Reading Reporttrade. The ... [AppNewser]

Scholastic Lays Off 11 - Posted May 22, 2009
Our colleagues at GalleyCat have news that Scholastic laid off 11 employees last week from its Klutz and trade publishing departments. It's been an eventful week for... [Fishbowl NY]

Scholastic Lays Off 11 - Posted May 22, 2009
Our colleagues at GalleyCat have news that Scholastic laid off 11 employees last week from its Klutz and trade publishing departments. It's been an eventful week for... [FishbowlNY]

When Successful Authors Can't Get Published At Home - Posted August 13, 2007
What do Douglas Kennedy, Sue Margolis, Francesca Simon and James Flint all have in common? As the Sunday Times found out, these authors are successes elsewhere, but can't get published in their home country (in Kennedy's case, his... [GalleyCat]

Yes, Virginia, Harry Potter Changed the Publishing Industry - Posted August 3, 2007
As sales of HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS climb enough to sell out its first printing - prompting Scholastic to up the number of copies in print to 14 million - AP's Hillel Italie asks a slew of publishing mo... [GalleyCat]

Obligatory Harry Potter Roundup - Posted July 26, 2007
Bloomsbury delays Potter reprint, instead looking to move stock between shops to minimise returns. No news on Scholastic's plans as yet. [The Bookseller] Pity the readers stuck with a copy that was missing pages. [... [GalleyCat]

Opening Day HP7 Sales: 8.3 Million - Posted July 23, 2007
Bloomberg reports on Scholastic's thundering cries of success with regards to Saturday sales of HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS. The day's tally, according to the publisher? 8.3 million, with 1.2 million sales solely in Borders, the highest single- day sales of any title in the company's history. First-day sales surpassed... [GalleyCat]

Scholastic Reports Small Earnings Gain - Posted July 20, 2007
Scholastic today announced its results for the fiscal 2007 fourth quarter and full year and its outlook for fiscal 2008 - which promises to be a lot rosier with the imminent publication of HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS. For the quarter ended May 31, 2007, net income increased to $40.4... [GalleyCat]

HP-4: Of Course It Leaked, And Maybe That's Not So Bad - Posted July 17, 2007
I find myself strangely unmoved at the news that HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS leaked, in full, thanks to intrepid scanners who posted the entire contents on various Torrent sites like ... [GalleyCat]

HP-4: Partial Manuscript Online? - Posted July 17, 2007
Like the hacker story last month, we'll see if this story pans out, but CanWest News Service reports that Byron Ng, a 33-year-old based in Vancouver, has downloaded what appears to be about 60 per cent of the s... [GalleyCat]

Today's Obligatory Harry Potter Roundup - Posted June 27, 2007
With the publication date of HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS less than a month away, expect the volume of stories to increase (even if the quality, or significance, may not correlate.) Today we have a few choice morsels including: A rare first edition bought by a UK schoolgirl fetched 9,000 pounds.... [GalleyCat]

Has Harry Been Hacked? - Posted June 21, 2007
It was bound to happen, and I suppose the only thing I'm wondering is that it took this long for some would-be hacker to try to get into Bloomsbury's computer systems and retrieve the manuscript of HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS - if you believe, of course, that such a... [GalleyCat]

Rowling Plans Limited US Tour - Posted June 14, 2007
The Book Standard (along with almost every other news outlet today) reports that J.K. Rowling will embark on a very limited Ame... [GalleyCat]

Ebook Experiment for Scholastic and Disney - Posted June 12, 2007
AP's Hillel Italie reports that Scholastic and Disney, two leading children's publishers, are entering the ebook world. Scholastic has just launched BookFlix, an educational Web site pairing short films based on popular picture books along with nonfiction e-books that allow early readers to follow the text online. "We're so lucky to... [GalleyCat]

TODAY Show Launches Book Club for Kids - Posted April 26, 2007
Because there can never be enough book clubs, the TODAY SHOW is launching a brand new one on April 27. "Al's Book Club for Kids," which will be hosted by weatherman Al Roker, will begin with the first of four books that kids can read throughout the summer. The book club... [GalleyCat]

First Glimpse of the Harry Potter 7 Cover - Posted March 28, 2007
The Guardian's Michelle Pauli has the inside scoop on what HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS will look like from a cover standpoint: The children's cover for Bloomsbury in Britain is by Jason Cockroft, who illustrated the previous two books, and features Harry... [GalleyCat]

Harry Potter Gets Ecological - Posted March 21, 2007
AP's Hillel Italie has more on a story circulating yesterday with regards to the next (and final) Harry Potter title, as Scholastic will join Bloomsbury and Raincoast in publishing HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS on ecologically friendly paper containing a minimum of 30% post-consumer waste (pcw) fiber. On Scholastic's part,... [GalleyCat]

New Children's Books Editor at Raincoast - Posted January 18, 2007
Raincoast Books, one of Canada's leading independent publishers, has announced the addition of editor Tonya Martin to its children's book publishing program. As Children's Books Editor, Martin - a 20-year publishing industry veteran who spent much of her career at Scholastic - is responsible for acquiring and editing young adult fiction,... [GalleyCat]

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