New York, NY, 10012 United States
S&P 600 (June 30, 2014)
Once upon a time, a company grew up to become one of the world's leading children's book publishers. Scholastic Corporation sells books to children in more than 150 countries. It operates through five divisions: Children's Book Publishing and Distribution; Educational Technology and Services; Classroom and Supplemental Materials; Media, Licensing and Advertising; and International. It owns the rights to properties such as Goosebumps and The Baby-Sitters Club and is the US distributor of the Harry Potter books, the best-selling children's series of all time. Known for its school book fairs, Scholastic also publishes magazines, textbooks, and software for students and teachers, and produces children's TV shows.