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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, was an author, mathematician, and photographer.
Jackie Robinson, an outstanding athlete, was the first African American to play baseball for the Major Leagues.
Langston Hughes was a prominent African-American poet, novelist, playwright, and social activist best know for his jazz poetry.
Rosa Parks was a life-long activist whose refusal to give up her seat on a segregated bus was a catalyzing event in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement.
The final major and arguably the most destructive of a series earthquakes in the central United States in 1811-1812.
Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins was a natural history artist that became famous for his live-size sculptures of dinosaurs.
A traditional celebration based on the Chinese lunar calendar.
Named "Hans Christian Andersen of America" by Newsweek magazine, Jane Yolen has written more than 300 books.
Dr. Seuss and his many zany characters have made learning to read an exciting adventure for millions of children.
Mem Fox is Australia’s most highly regarded picture-book author. She is well-known in the United States, not only for her delightful stories but also as an influential international consultant in literacy.
Jack Kent (1920–85) was an American author‐illustrator of humorous fables, folk tales, rhymes, and other picture books.
The return of the swallows takes place each year at the Mission San Juan Capistano, in California on March 19th, St. Joseph's Day.
The seasons officially change when the day and night are equal in length. In the Northern Hemisphere, sprint begins.