Scholastic Book Fairs

Scholastic Acquires Mrs. Nelson’s Book Fair Company

New York, NY — December 20, 2019 — Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ:SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Scholastic Book Fairs, Inc. has completed the acquisition of the assets of Pomona, California-based Mrs. Nelson’s Book Fairs, Inc. (“Mrs. Nelson’s”), pursuant to the terms and conditions of a Purchase and Sale Agreement dated October 25, 2019. Financial terms of the transaction are undisclosed.

Scholastic Names Sasha Quinton President, Book Fairs

Quinton to Oversee Scholastic Book Fairs U.S. Business and Operations; Alan Boyko, Current President of Book Fairs, to Retire after Distinguished 31-Year Career at Scholastic

University of Chicago Helps Elementary Students Build Home Libraries

My Very Own Library program to provide free books to students in U.S. cities and Dominican Republic 

CHICAGO – The University of Chicago is helping thousands of students kick start their home libraries this year by partnering with schools, nonprofit organizations, and Scholastic Book Fairs,  to provide half a million free books through the UChicago My Very Own Library literacy program.

My Very Own Library and Scholastic Book Fairs Expand Collaboration to Provide 500k New Books to Students

50,000 Students from New Jersey, Delaware, Wisconsin, Missouri, Illinois, California, and the Dominican Republic Will Each Choose 10 Free Books, Meet Favorite Children’s Book Authors and Participate in School-Wide Literacy Events Throughout the Year

New, Free Scholastic Book Fairs App Helps Parents Find the Right Children's Book in a Snap

Contact:

Sara Sinek, ssinek@scholastic.com, (212) 343-6899
Michael Barrett, mbarrett@scholastic.com, (212) 343-6570

 

Leveraging Qualcomm Vuforia Technology, App Gives Parents and Teachers Quick and Easy Access to Reading Level, Book Synopsis, and More while Shopping at Scholastic Book Fairs

 

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