Holidays, birthdays, historic events...
Arbor day is an annual celebration of trees and a day set aside for the planting of trees.
Celebrate your favorite poem by carrying it around in you pocket and sharing it with others.
The Golden Spike, the final spike need to complete the Pacific Railroad, was hammered in at Promontory Point near Ogden, Utah.
The first U.S. government-funded exploration of the western wilderness – primarily covering the area added to the United States through the Louisiana Purchase.
Mount St. Helens is an active volcano in the Cascade Mountains of the Washington state in the northwestern United States. It erupted early in the morning on May 18, 1980.
The Homestead Act encouraged settlement of the western half of the United States by providing a low cost way for families to acquire land for small farms.
Theodore Roosevelt authorized the creation of Crater Lake National Park in 1902 to protect this unique lake and its surrounding forests.
The Brooklyn Bridge was the largest suspension bridge in the world when it was completed in 1883.
Author/illustrator Paul Galdone is perhaps best known for his retellings of traditional folk and fairy tales.
D-Day is a term used to designate the planned launch of a military operation. In modern history, it is often used to mark the start of the Allied invasion of Europe near the end of World War II.
Pat Hutchins began her career as an author and illustrator with the wonderful Rosie’s Walk. Like most of her picture books, this first one featured simple text and bright, uncluttered illustrations that added a level of humor to the story.