Parents' Guide to


By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Educational hub makes learning fun.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this website.

Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 4+

Poor Shipping, Poor Leadership

We are in month two of waiting. There is a leadership void since the CEO died. Our condolences, but this is no way to run an ecommerce company. They are no longer the company I remember growing up.

This title has:

Too much consumerism
age 8+

Save yourself do not buy from them!

Do not use a debit/credit card or paypal!! On October 22ND of 2018 I placed an order for 7 books for my daughter I thought all was well paypal showed the transaction as pre-authorized and placed a hold on the money. About 2 weeks later I received a letter through snail mail saying that the money was never paid even though paypal was showing them still having a hold on my money. So no big deal I'll get that money back in a couple weeks I said to myself and made the payment with my paypal cash card. 2 days later paypal shows the transaction as a successful and completed transaction. Today November 20th 2018 I checked my email this morning and seen an email from scholastic collections department saying they still haven't received payment and I won't get my books until it's been paid even though they've taken my money. I emailed them a copy of the receipt saying paid they then tried to tell me that it was only a pre-authorization so I took a screenshot of a payment that was actually a pre-authorization payment and they still denied payment and told me it's paypal fault even though the paypal receipt Cleary says PAID. Do not buy books from them!! Unless you like being screwed around for your money only to receive nothing but stress. There's tons of places online to buy affordable books the only reason I used them was for the class rewards my child's class would receive but it'll be less of a hassle to just buy books just to donate to the classroom.

This title has:

Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7 ):
Kids say (5 ):

It's so refreshing to go to a site that's organized, thorough, and full of useful information. does a great job of talking and appealing to such a large age range, from kids pre-K to 18 to teachers and parents. The one downfall of covering too much ground is that users can get a little overwhelmed on where to go first.'s clear navigation will definitely help, although younger kids (and even adults) might be blurry eyed trying to sift though everything. Users will appreciate the fact that even though site still pushes its stuff through ads, contests, and content, most of the stuff they're pushing is books and their beloved characters -- and they're doing it in a way that makes learning fun.

Website Details

  • Genre: Brand Sites
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: July 30, 2020

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