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The Magic Continues with the Release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in Paperback on July 7, 2009

New York, NY — September 22, 2008 — Fans of Harry Potter are keeping the magic alive online and in bookstores, schools, libraries and homes all across the country with fans re-reading the series and new fans starting at the beginning. There are anniversaries to celebrate, a new charity book in December from J.K. Rowling and now – the announcement from Scholastic that the paperback edition of J.K.

Jeff Nathanson Signs on to Write “The 39 Clues” for DreamWorks Studios and Scholastic Media

 

The groundbreaking, multi-platform property from Scholastic to Launch on September 9, 2008

 

Los Angeles, CA — September 2, 2008 — Jeff Nathanson has signed on to write the screenplay for the first film installment of The 39 Clues™, it was announced today by Stacey Snider, Co-Chairman and CEO of DreamWorks Studios and Deborah Forte, President of Scholastic Media.

Scholastic Book Clubs’ ClassroomsCare Teaches Kids the Value of Reading and Giving Back—to the Charities of Their Choice.

 

ClassroomsCare Now Includes Free Lesson Plans and Other Character Education Resources for Teachers

 

NEW YORK, NY — Aug. 27, 2008 — Each fall, millions of kids nationwide read their hearts out. Through the Scholastic Book Clubs’ ClassroomsCare program, participating classrooms are asked to read 100 books, and, in turn, Scholastic Book Clubs donates up to 1 million new books to kids in need. And this year, the program has gone to a whole new level.

Calling All First-Time Harry Potter Readers and Long-Time Fans

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone with an All Day Read-a-Thon Webcast Live at www.scholastic.com/ReadHarry On September 23

“Harry Potter Cover to Cover Day” Invites Fans to Sit In the Throne Used by J.K. Rowling at Carnegie Hall and Read From the Book That Started it All

Calling All First-Time Harry Potter Readers and Long-Time Fans!

 

Harry Potter Cover to Cover Day” Invites Fans to Sit In the Throne Used by J.K. Rowling at Carnegie Hall and Read From the Book That Started it All

 

Scholastic Announces Sale of Direct-To-Home Continuities Business

New York — August 7, 2008 — Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Sandvik AS to purchase its U.S. direct-to-home continuities business. Sandvik AS is a Norway-based, family-owned company whose primary line of business is operating consumer-direct, age-appropriate children’s book clubs, using email and the Internet to reach their target audience of parents with children up to age seven. Scholastic expects to close the sale in the first quarter of fiscal year 2009.

Scholastic Education Releases Upgraded, New Editions of WiggleWorks, Proven Early Reading Technology

Now Compatible with Mac OS X and Microsoft Vista, and Includes New Non-Fiction E-books

 

NEW YORK, N.Y. — July 29, 2008 — WiggleWorks®, the technology-based early reading program from Scholastic Education used extensively in Pre-K-3 classrooms for 14 years, has been re-released with new content and powerful technology upgrades.

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