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Scholastic UK scores with novel from Ian Wright

Scholastic UK has acquired Striking Out, a novel for children based on the life of footballer Ian Wright. The title is written by Wright in partnership with Musa Okwonga. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 21:16:33 UTC ]
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Pandemic losses hit Scholastic despite good trade sales

Scholastic has reported a 10% revenue drop for the fiscal year to end May 2020, to $1.49bn, with an overall loss of $88.5m, after Covid-19 battered its fourth quarter. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-24 06:25:19 UTC ]
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Scholastic Looks to Rebound from Q4 Slump

The Covid-19 pandemic led to a 40% decline in fourth quarter revenue at Scholastic and an operating loss of $46 million. The company said it expects a "slower than normal start" to the upcoming school year, and believes it will end the current fiscal year with revenue "slightly below" fiscal 2020. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic CEO talks civil unrest, pandemic

When the pandemic shut down U.S. schools nationwide in March, Scholastic Corp. immediately offered a free online learning hub for millions families with kids Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2020-07-05 14:03:09 UTC ]
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I Am the Faceless Woman on the Cover of Your Novel

POC Book Cover Model I feel the most brown facing a solid, bright background that seduces preteens at the Scholastic fair. My long black-as-licorice braids with their sweet virginal shine beg for pity, are maybe a metaphor for tradition, repression, machismo, all the miserable Mexican girls that... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-06-15 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Stuart Lawrence's 'important' children's book to Scholastic UK

Scholastic UK has acquired Silence is Not an Option: You Can Impact the World for Change by Stuart Lawrence, the younger brother of Stephen Lawrence.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 10:32:15 UTC ]
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'Pose' stars join growing backlash over J.K. Rowling's anti-trans comments

The stars of FX's "Pose," Universal Parks, Warner Bros. and Scholastic are among the latest to respond to J.K. Rowling's anti-trans tweets and follow-up essay. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-06-11 18:20:48 UTC ]
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Cincinnati startup beats out Lego, Scholastic for national award

A Cincinnati startup that creates software to aid school systems beat giants like Scholastic, LexisNexis, Encyclopedia Britannica and Lego Education to win a rigorously judged national award that its CEO hopes will help propel the company into more schools. Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-06-10 17:11:55 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact: Scholastic Adjusts Its Summer Reading Program

As much as 30 percent of typical annual reading gains may not be carried into schoolwork in the autumn, says an NWEA report, as the COVID-19 pandemic affects US education. The post Coronavirus Impact: Scholastic Adjusts Its Summer Reading Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-08 12:33:09 UTC ]
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Scholastic builds anticipation online for Hunger Games prequel

Scholastic has been building anticipation online for Suzanne Collins' eagerly awaited prequel to the Hunger Games series, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 18:28:18 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK acquires 'heart-stopping' Windrush story by Zephaniah

Scholastic UK is to publish Windrush Child by Benjamin Zephaniah as part of its Voices series.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 09:03:54 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK to publish new series by Amy Timberlake and Jon Klassen

Scholastic UK has acquired three books in the Skunk and Badger series by author Amy Timberlake and illustrator Jon Klassen. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 09:03:03 UTC ]
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This year's Lollies cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

Scholastic has cancelled the Laugh Out Loud Awards (known as the Lollies) for 2020, due to schools closing and the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 22:49:38 UTC ]
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Scholastic and Nosy Crow release coronavirus related titles for children

Scholastic has acquired Matt Carr's Now Wash Your Hands! while Nosy Crow has published a free information book explaining coronavirus to children, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 15:53:14 UTC ]
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Scholastic moves to cut costs as it anticipates coronavirus impact

Scholastic Corporation has said it expects business in the fourth quarter to be affected by coronavirus-related school closures and it is taking "agressive actions to reduce operating expenses throughout the Company" as a result, including the temporary closure of warehouse and distribution... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 15:51:43 UTC ]
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Scholastic creates Hunger Games prequel campaign for coronavirus-hit indies

Scholastic UK has created a pre-order campaign for Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games prequel that it says could drive trade to indie bookshops during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 08:56:22 UTC ]
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Scholastic scoops graphic novel of Dahl's The Witches

Scholastic has scooped a graphic novel edition of Roald Dahl classic The Witches with illustrations by Pénélope Bagieu. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-08 13:07:28 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK to publish YA exploration of modern-day antisemitism

Scholastic UK is publishing Keren David’s “highly topical, thrilling and thought-provoking” YA book exploring modern-day antisemitism in the UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 12:22:42 UTC ]
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How Libraries Saved Cheryl Strayed

As a girl, the author of “Wild” and “Tiny Beautiful Things” spent hours studying Scholastic book club catalogs. But “my family was too poor to pay for the books,” she says. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-18 15:29:22 UTC ]
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Long Live the Bestseller Kings

Scholastic and Penguin Random House retained their #1 spots in our rankings of children’s frontlist fiction and picture book bestsellers by corporation, respectively, though each company’s share of positions on its list diminished slightly from 2018. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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