Scholastic is an American publisher of books and educational materials made for schools, teachers, students, and parents. They are distributed directly to schools and their districts via reading clubs, book fairs, and retail and online stores. It was founded in 1920 outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania but is now headquartered in New York City.
Scholastic has many corporate divisions and imprints well-known to students, parents, and the educational community worldwide, including Blue Sky Press, Arthur A. Levine, Little Apple Books, Orchard Books, Scholastic Book Clubs, Scholastic Book Fairs, and Scholastic Press.
Over the years, Scholastic has published many popular titles, including “Harry Potter” and “The Hunger Games.”