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Lightning Strikes

October 31, 2019

The Lightning Thief is a best-selling children’s book by Rick Riordan. It has been translated into more than 40 languages. In 2010, it was made into a movie. Now the story of Percy Jackson’s quest to find Zeus’s lightning bolt—and…

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Celebrating Music

June 18, 2019

Turn up the tunes! The 2019 ARDYs—A Radio Disney Music Celebration—aired live from the CBS Studio Center, in Los Angeles, California, on June 16. Sofia Carson hosted the awards ceremony. Carson is an actress in Disney’s Descendants movies and Freeform's…

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Tony First

June 11, 2019

Actress Ali Stroker made history at the 2019 Tony Awards on Sunday. She became the first actor in a wheelchair to win the award. Stroker won Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role in Oklahoma! The Tony Awards…

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Hidden Treasures

January 18, 2019

Phoebe Wolinetz, 9, dreamed up a mystery about a mother-daughter detective duo. The details were vivid. The setting: a rare-plant shop in New York City. The culprit : a man with yellow eyes from a scary, faraway island. Story Pirates…

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The Music Maker

September 25, 2017

Yannick Nézet-Séguin (pronounced nay-ZAY say- GHEN) conducted some of the world’s most prominent orchestras before joining the Philadelphia Orchestra in 2012, at the age of 37. He has become famous for his youthful energy, and for his passion for getting…

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A Taylor-Made Star

December 19, 2014

Taylor Swift is no stranger to success. But even by her standards, 2014 has been a great year. Her new album, 1989, sold almost 1.3 million copies the week it was released. It was music's biggest sales week of the…