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Scholastic Launches Children’s Ebook Subscription Service in Schools

[Press Release] Scholastic Launches New Subscription-Based Digital Reading Programs for Schools Storia® School Edition Offers 2,000 Fiction, Nonfiction and Classic Children’s eBooks for Pre-K to Grade 6 for Group and Independent Classroom Reading Core Clicks™ Nonfiction Leveled Instructional Program Supports K -5 Content Area Reading in Social Studies and Science Scholastic today announced the...

Time for Ebook Subscriptions for Children’s Titles

Another ebook subscription service was announced last week and this one is aimed at children.  Epic! launched with 2,000 titles in an “all-you-can-read” model for $9.99 a month. There are a couple of other kids’ subscription services, Bookboard with 400 titles and Amazon’s Kindle Free Time Unlimited with ebooks, apps, games and videos. Plus there...

Digital App Connects Parents And Book Info At Scholastic Book Fairs

  What publishers call “book discovery” many parents call “the struggle to find the right book” for their kids. The folks who run Scholastic Book Fairs have been thinking about this issue and addressed it with a new, free app for iPhone and iPod touch and some Android devices. Parents or students can point...

Flagging Hunger Games Sales Drag Scholastic Earnings

Revenues at Scholastic were down 16% to $1.79 billion in its 2013 fiscal year ending on May 31. The decline in revenues was due mostly to a decrease in sales of The Hunger Games books, which was offset by increases in sales of educational materials, the company said in a statement (below). The company...

Storia Rakes in Two Children’s Digital Awards

[Press Email] Storia®, Scholastic’s teacher-recommended ebook and ereading app, is kicking off the summer reading season with two new awards to its name: the Cynopsis Kids !magination Award for best Educational Tablet-Based App, and the Creative Child magazine 2013 Preferred Choice Award for Interactive Children’s Book Apps. The Cynopsis Kids award honors outstanding TV...

Children’s Digital Platform Wars: Kindle Free Time Adds Content From Disney, Warner, EA

Joining the children’s digital platform wars, battling brands like iStorytime, Scholastic’s Story, Ruckus Media and many more, Kindle Free time is now adding big-name content. [Press Release] Kindle FreeTime Unlimited Adds Popular New Kids Content From Disney, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Electronic Arts More than a thousand titles added to Amazon’s all-you-can eat...

Scholastic’s Storia Adds Titles From UK Publisher Arcturus

[Press Release] STORIA®, THE TEACHER-RECOMMENDED E-READING APP FOR KIDS CREATED BY SCHOLASTIC, TO OFFER NON-FICTION TITLES FROM UK PUBLISHER, ARCTURUS High-Interest, Non-Fiction Titles Make Digital Debut on Storia as Teachers Nationwide Seek Quality Titles to Help Meet the Requirements of Common Core State Standards Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media...