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 anthology of award-winning writings of young writers. In 1948, the Scholastic Book Club was launched to provide young people with access to books at affordable prices after the Second World War. In 1961, Scholastic went into educational publishing to support educators in the teaching of English. Scholastic Professional Publishing was developed in 1989 to create high quality resources for teachers. In 2005, Scholastic launched its Graphix imprint to publish graphic novels. Delivering Knowledge As a global brand, Scholastic publishes more than 600 new titles a year, which are distributed to more than 165 international locations in over 45 languages. Scholastic has brought many well-loved stories to generations of children across the globe, including classic series such as Clifford the Big Red Dog, The Baby-Sitters Club, The Magic School Bus, Goosebumps, I SPY, Captain Underpants, Harry Potter, Geronimo Stilton, The 39 Clues, The Bad Guys, Wings of Fire, as well as their latest international bestseller, Dog Man. Scholastic works constantly with educational research organisations and universities to leverage the latest language pedagogies, incorporating those best practices into their products and solutions. It has a partnership with MetaMetrics, a company specialising in measuring student ability and the complexity of learning materials on the same scale. Scholastic can now accurately match a child to the right book with a scientific approach, which is significant in building the children’s  24 - popularnews 136 

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