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Beatrix Potter
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:42 +0000
Beatrix Potter (1866 – 1943) was an English author, illustrator, and conservationist best known for her children’s books featuring Peter Rabbit and other animal characters. The first draft of “The Story of Peter Rabbit” was based on a letter she […]
Apollo 11
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:54 +0000
I remember that summer night, July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. I tell my kids this story, and I know that for them, it is a story from another lifetime. They grew up […]
To Kill a Mockingbird
Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:00:42 +0000
Harper Lee published her first novel in 1960, at the age of thirty-four. It won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction the following year. “To Kill a Mockingbird” tells two stories at once: one about attorney Atticus Finch’s defense of a […]
World Population
Wed, 05 Jul 2017 00:00:39 +0000
World population surpassed seven billion in 2011. And even though population growth rate is declining,at the moment, projections show continual growth ahead. What does this mean for our future? What should we do about it? Learn more with these population […]
Meteor Showers
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:50 +0000
Meteor showers are cyclical, predictable events because they are formed from the icy rock debris shed by comets as they pass the Sun. The following sites explain why they happen, when they occur, and offer tips on how to best […]