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We’ve only one planet to live on, so the preservation of natural resources for our children and grandchildren is up to us. This...
An immediate bestseller, “Little Women” was published in two parts: one in 1868, and one in 1869. This coming-of-age story of t...
In 1879, author Robert
Louis Stevenson traveled from Great Britain to New York. From there, he took a
train across the United...
Many children are
already familiar with the Mother Goose nursery rhymes, which makes them easier
to read for beginning reader...
It’s hard to believe
that the same person who wrote “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” could write charming
children’s poetry, but Rob...
Women’s History Month is traditionally held in March, but the study of women’s history is valuable all twelve months of the yea...
Is there any more magical phrase than “Once upon a time”? This beginning of so many classic fairy tales sends the reader into a...
Helen Keller (1880-1968)
was an inspiration to many. Although she was born with normal sight and
hearing, she lost both at a ...
Forty-four men have
served as President of the United States. They have lead the country through
wars, economic depressions, ...
The United States and Canada observe Black
History month in February; the United Kingdom observes it in October. While the