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History

Historic Discovery

October 15, 2020

Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered 27 wooden coffins. The coffins were buried about 2,500 years ago. They were found in an ancient burial site. Some were discovered in early September. Others were found later in the month. Archaeologists are continuing…

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To the Moon and Back

October 15, 2020

Over the Moon is an animated movie musical. It follows a girl named Fei Fei. She is smart and determined. And she loves science. Fei Fei is on a quest to find Chang’e. Chang’e is the moon goddess in Chinese…

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Colorful Memories

October 15, 2020

Sili Recio grew up in the Dominican Republic. She has written a picture book. It is called If Dominican Were a Color. It is based on her childhood memories. The book describes the country’s culture. It describes the different colors…

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Technology

Speak, Fido!

October 15, 2020

Imagine you’re out for a walk with your family. A strange dog comes up to you. It nudges you with its snout. It barks at you. You’re confused. But there’s something you don’t know: This dog has special training.…

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Community

The Life of a Service Dog

October 15, 2020

Service dogs are an important part of society. They are trained to help people with disabilities. Canine Companions for Independence trains service dogs. The group has been around since 1975. Since its founding, it has placed more than 6,200 service…

Arts

Telling Stories

October 15, 2020

Writers work on all sorts of things. They create the books we read, the games we play, the songs we listen to, and more. Meet four professional writers. Each does a different type of writing. Writing a World Video games…

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Entertainment

How to Write Funny

October 15, 2020

Theresa Julian wrote The Joke Machine. It is a book about how to write jokes. Here are three of her tips and some examples. Study them. Then write a few jokes of your own. Surprise your audience. All jokes are…

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Safe Travels

October 15, 2020

Patty Garvey-Darda is a wildlife biologist. She works to protect wildlife from roadway accidents. Every year, there are more than a million of these involving animals and vehicles. That’s according to the Federal Highway Administration. These accidents kill wildlife.…

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Animals

On the Move

October 15, 2020

Some animals travel long distances when they migrate, or move from one place to another. They migrate for different reasons. Some animals migrate to find food. Others do so to breed. Often, animals migrate when the seasons change. Many travel…

Community

School Rules

September 10, 2020

School looks very different this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Many students went back to school virtually. But some kids returned to a classroom. Life in the classroom has changed. There are new rules. “We’ll have to wear…

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Environment

Polar Bears in Danger

September 10, 2020

Most polar bears could disappear by the end of the century. Global warming is to blame. This is according to a recent study. It was published by Nature Climate Change. The study says most polar bear populations will drop…

Animals

How Animals Vote

September 10, 2020

Americans will vote for a president on November 3. Did you know that some animals vote too? Here’s how. Honeybees Honeybees look for a new home. How do they vote for one? They dance. The bees move to another place…

Arts

On Point

September 10, 2020

In Bunheads, ballerina MISTY COPELAND tells the story of how she fell in love with dance. As a girl, Copeland was shy. She was afraid of talking in front of people. Dance helped her get past her fears. “Ballet gave…

Entertainment

Out of the Wild

September 10, 2020

The One and Only Ivan is about a gorilla named Ivan. He performs in an animal show at a shopping mall. Then Ivan remembers his old life in the jungle. And he tries to get free. ARIANA GREENBLATT plays Julia,…

Entertainment

Feeling Good

September 10, 2020

DERRICK BARNES feels Black boys are represented unfairly in the United States. He wrote I Am Every Good Thing to change that. The book is narrated by a young Black boy. He is confident and proud. Barnes wants readers to…

United States

Elecciones de 2020

September 10, 2020

Se aproxima una elección presidencial en Estados Unidos. El martes 3 de noviembre, votantes irán a las urnas. Algunas personas votarán por correo aún más temprano. ¿A quién elegirán para dirigir el país durante los próximos cuatro años? Hay dos…

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