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.