by, Jo Carol Hebert In 1619, a Dutch ship brought the first enslaved Africans to the American colonies to be sold to the highest ‘bidder’. This ‘transatlantic slave trade’ forced […]
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Rat-tat-tat, rat-tat-tat… What’s that noise coming from the woods? It might just be the tree-tapping-rat-tat-tat of the Pileated Woodpecker (pronounced ”PIL-ee-ay-ted”). This loud hammering can resemble the sound of someone […]
by, Jo Carol Hebert This fascinating five-syllable-named mammal is known as a ‘flying lemur’. An odd animal (except to other ‘colugos’), it is neither a ‘true’ lemur (a monkey-like mammal); […]
Listen and read-along with this fun poem titled, Counting Mardi Gras by, Candace Marley Conner Listen! First the boom, boom. Then the clip, clop. Do you hear what’s coming next? […]
Where does that missing sock go? Come join the adventures of Blue Sock as it explores a whole new world outside its comfy drawer, leaving its twin wondering… “Did it […]
Therizinosaurus lived 70 million years ago. It had a long neck, and measured around 33 feet long (10m). This dino is thought to have weighed around five tons! What else […]