His father, Donald Edwin King, was a merchant seaman.
History[ edit ] InMaurice R. As a publisher of youth magazines, the first publication was The Western Pennsylvania Scholastic. It covered high school sports and social activities and debuted on October 22, For many years the company continued its focus on serving the youth market, publishing low-cost magazines and later paperback books.
The company continued under the name Scholastic Magazines throughout the s.
After World War II, cheap paperback books became available. InScholastic entered the school book club business with its division T.
InScholastic established its first international subsidiary in Toronto Scholastic Canadalater moving to Markham, Ontario.
By the s, international publishing locations were added in EnglandNew Zealand and Sydney Robinson, became president of Scholastic Inc. Named chief executive officer in and chairman inhe remains in these positions. During the s, Scholastic was well known for Scholastic Book Clubs, a book purchasing service delivered through schools, and magazine publications aimed at youths: Wow preschoolers and elementary schoolersDynamite pre-teensand Bananas teens.
Classroom Magazines have 15 million subscribers.
During the mids, Scholastic entered the educational technology market, working with Dr. Ted Hasselbring of Vanderbilt University to create READa blended-learning, reading intervention program for students in grades 4 through 12 who are two or more grades below grade level. Since then, READ has been listed in the What Works Clearinghouse and has a record of positive results in a wide range of efficacy studies with various student populations, including special education students and English language learners.
To appeal to American children, inScholastic through Arthur A. It continues to publish Harry Potter books, each title a best seller. InScholastic acquired Troubadour, Ltd. During the presidential electionScholastic organized the Scholastic News Kids Press Corpswhich today includes more than 30 national and International kid reporters ages 10— Panels of professional jurors select the national award recipients.
Regional awards are administered by a network of nearly affiliates that include school systems and school boards, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, foundations, arts agencies, businesses, libraries, museums, teacher councils and institutions of higher education, which share a commitment to identifying emerging local artists and writers.
Levine Books, which specializes in fiction and non-fiction books for young readers. The first book published by Arthur A. The imprint is most notable as the publisher for the American editions of the Harry Potter series by J.Book Trust. Book Trust is a charity which promotes reading, and is an independent voice for readers.
Young Book Trust focuses and children's reading and, among other things, administers many children's literature prizes, including the Smarties Children's Book Award. Gotta read 'em all! Scholastic's publishing program is geared to appeal to Pokémon fans of all ages.
Handbooks, sticker books, create & trace, readers, and more. Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, ) is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction and timberdesignmag.com books have sold more than million copies, many of which have been adapted into feature films, miniseries, television series, and comic books.
King has published 58 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, and six non-fiction books.
Students in grades 7–12 in the U.S. and its territories, as well as American schools abroad, are invited to submit creative and original work in any of the Awards’ 29 art and writing categories, including architecture, painting, flash fiction, poetry, printmaking and video game design.
The ACT test is a curriculum-based education and career planning tool for high school students that assesses the mastery of college readiness standards.
Books Made into Movies Based on the Book Described as "a compilation of over 1, books, novels, short stories, and plays that have been made into motion pictures.