- School Stuff
In 1947, a farmer came across some weird looking pieces of metal in a field. The military closed the area off. First they said it was a crashed UFO but later said it was a weather balloon.
Regardless of age, it only takes one person to make a difference. Like the 11 year-old who invented the Popsicle. And the 13 year-old who designed the state of Alaska's flag. I bet current governor Sarah Palin did not know that! Read on for more.
Egypt has a 3000 year-old history. That's a long list of pharaohs. Read about some of the more interesting rulers, like the female pharaoh Hatshepsut and the pharaoh with over 100 children.
Think your mom and dad stress, that your little bro or sis is an alien here to embarrass you? Ever gone on a family trip with these lunatics? Then you can relate to The Diary of Melanie Martin.
Thousand of years ago Plato wrote about a city that seemed almost magical. In one day and one night it vanished forever under the Atlantic Ocean. Was Atlantis just a myth or a real place?
The Tower of London is where ghosts of the most famous people in British history (and a bear) have been seen. It's also called the Bloody Tower.
A Girl's Guide To Hunting and Fishing introduces Jane, an independent girl in her early teens. Jane starts out an awesome heroine and turns into a doormat - I'm still trying to figure out how.
One of the oldest festivals is the Dragon Boat Festival. It's over 2000 years old and is one of the three most important annual Chinese holidays. Be sure to check out the boat races this year.
Sharks have a bad name because people think they lurk near the shoreline waiting to eat innocent swimmers. The truth is, sharks don't like the taste of humans so they try to avoid eating us.