The Super Bowl Chasing Football Immortality

The National Football League (NFL) is the most popular sports league in the United States, and the Super Bowl is its grandest stage. The incredible runs, the gutsy defensive...

Tools and Treasures of Ancient Mesopotamia

How often do you write or read? Do you live in or near a city? Writing and cities both began in ancient Mesopotamia. Six thousand years ago, the ancient Mesopotamians created...

Finding Out about Coal, Oil, and Natural Gas

Did you know that most of the energy we use comes from coal, oil, and natural gas? How do workers collect these fossil fuels? And what effects do these fuels have on the...

Tools and Treasures of Ancient Rome

Have you ever wanted to play the flute? Or have you seen a building with a domed ceiling? These things have roots in ancient Rome. More than two thousand years ago, the Roman...

George Washington Leading a New Nation

A biography telling the life story of George Washington, the leader of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, and the first president of the United States. Written in...

Impact The Story of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks

Four airplanes crashed; thousands of people died; and millions more wept. The impact of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, sent shock waves around the world.  Through...

Stars of Basketball

They slam big-time dunks. They pull down rebounds. Who are the brightest stars in the game of basketball?

Winter at Valley Forge

Tells the story of the American patriot troops during the Revolutionary War while wintering in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

American Latin Music Rumba Rhythms, Bossa Nova, and the Salsa Sound

The crowd sways to the melodic strumming of a bossa nova guitarist. A vocalist belts out lyrics that blend English and Spanish. Couples dance to salsa's syncopated rhythms. These...

The Hindenburg Disaster

Describes the events of the Hindenburg airship disaster.

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