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This day celebrates one of the America’s favorite foods: the sandwich. A sandwich is a combination of edible goodies stuffed between other edibles.
John Philip Sousa was a world famous band leader who 137 marches, including the official march of the United States, "Stars an Stripes Forever."
Lois Ehlert has created and illustrated numerous children's books with bold, colorful collages.
Veterans Day is a day set aside to honor and thank veterans for their service and to show our appreciation for their sacrifices.
Robert Louis Stevenson wrote the classics Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, among many other novels and short stories.
More than a year and a half after the expeditionary party led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark left St. Louis, Missouri, they reached the Pacific Ocean.
Thanksgiving is an American holiday, celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November. It is the travel weekend of the year as families gather together for food, fun, and other festivities.
Jan Brett is one of the nation's foremost author-illustrators of children's literature with over 37 million books in print.
Everglades National Park in Florida was created to protect a fragile ecosystem. This subtropical wilderness safeguards a huge network of marshland and forest ecosystems.
The suprise attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese military prompted the United States to enter World War II.
On this date in 1816 President James Madison signed the act admitting Indiana to the Union as the 19th state.
Eve Bunting is an acclaimed author of picture books and novels. Her picture books often tackle sensitive issues such as homelessness, death, aging, and war, and view events from a child's perspective.
Jerry Pinkney has illustrated over 100 children's books since 1964 and been the recipient of 5 Caldecott Honor Medals and a Caldecott Medal. His books have been translated into 16 languages and published in 14 countries.
In 2014, the December Solstice will occur on Sunday, December 21.
This law provides protection for plants and animals that are endangered or threatened due to loss of habitat, environmental pollution, or other factors related to human activity.