Scholastic Classroom and Library Group is a leading print and online publisher of children’s non-fiction and reference materials, which include products published under the prestigious imprints Grolier, Children’s Press®, Franklin Watts®, and Grolier Online®. In addition, the division sells Scholastic Trade books to the school library market.
As advocates for learning, the Classroom and Library Group emphasizes the importance of libraries as a valuable resource to improve student achievement and positively affect yearly progress.
Children’s Press® –
Recognized for highly successful, long-running non-fiction series for students in grades K-8, the imprint publishes nearly 250 titles a year, all of which correlate to core curriculum topics from preschool through middle school.
Franklin Watts® –
Offering the finest in non-fiction for young adults, the imprint publishes nearly 100 titles per year, designed to inform, educate and entertain through a fascinating array of biographies, social studies, history and science books.
Publishing multi-volume, curriculum-aligned reference sets as well as general encyclopedias for students as young as third grade, Grolier’s best-selling products include The New Book of Knowledge® and Encyclopedia Americana®, both of which are updated and revised annually. In addition, Grolier publishes over 75 reference sets covering topics relating to the curriculum, designed to help researchers of all ages.
Grolier Online® –
The definitive, fully integrated database collection and online research portal, offering age-appropriate learning environments and search results, Grolier Online version 2.0 which launched in June 2005 simplifies fact-finding for beginners and advanced users alike through Grolier Online Kids (for young students grades 3-5) and Grolier Online Passport (for older readers), providing more customized learning environments. The enhanced features also include a more powerful search environment, which enables users to search across all of the licensed databases, plus all global searches of web links, magazines, news features, stories and media. Educator supports include lesson plans aligned to standards, debate topics from Grolier’s acclaimed Pro/Con series, and Teaching This Week’s News. Go to www.go.grolier.com.
Scholastic Classroom Books –
As the number one provider of classroom libraries and
Guided Reading programs, Scholastic offers high quality, award-winning
paperbacks for every grade level, reading level, and multicultural background.
Over 600 collections and 15,000 individual titles are available, including the
bestselling Phyllis C. Hunter Classroom Libraries, the innovative
fluency-building collection by Dr. Tim Rasinski, and THE 10, a progressive
collection created with Dr. Jeffrey Wilhelm.
Teaching Resources –
The Teaching Resources group provides unparalleled instructional support to enhance the core curriculum. These resources cover a range of curriculum areas such as social studies, math and science, among others, for pre-K through 8th grade teachers. Two popular lines of professional books, Theory & Practice and Teaching Strategies, have become a trusted resource for educators across the country.