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Tony Kushner, Philip Pearlstein Honor Creative Teens at the 2009 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards at Carnegie Hall

New York, NY (May 27, 2009) – Pulitizer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner will address young artists and writers from across the country at the 86th annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards ceremony to be held at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, June 4th.

More Than 27 Million Children Have Read for Kids in Need Through ClassroomsCare

NEW YORK, N.Y. (May 20, 2009) – More than 27 million kids have shown they care – just by reading a book.

This is the number of children who have read for a program called ClassroomsCare, created by Scholastic Book Clubs in 2001 to help teach kids about the importance of reading and empower them to give back to their communities. Scholastic Book Clubs is a division of Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company.

Scholastic Book Clubs Sells Its 6 Billionth Book in 2009

NEW YORK, NY — May 13, 2009 — Scholastic Book Clubs announced today it has now sold more than 6 billion books since the business was founded 60 years ago.

Scholastic Book Clubs, a division of Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, passed the 6 billion book mark this school year. For 60 years, Scholastic Book Clubs has provided quality books and reading materials to children and teachers through a school-based ordering system

Summer Reading Kicks Off at Scholastic: Are You Up for the Challenge?

Scholastic Summer Challenge Campaign Uses Online Games and Community
to Get Kids Excited About Reading “4 or More” Books This Summer

Live Online Game Show Web Cast Hosted by Jon Scieszka on April 30th
at 1:00 p.m. (ET) at www.scholastic.com/summer

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Announces This Year's Winners

 

Twelve best young writers and artists in the nation each win $10,000; Additional $3.9 million available to 300 talented teens to help pay for college

 

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