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Ups and downs were frequent in the friendship of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams.
Highlights's science editors answer kids' questions about body, such as Why Do Sweets Taste Good?
David Bedford bites into and spits out more than 500 apples a day.
Someday microturbines may heat skyscrapers, homes--even a laptop computer!
Highlights's science editors answer kids' questions about Earth, such as Why Are Most Clouds Flat on the Bottom?
What this blended family needs is a Thanksgiving tradition.
Despite the painful arthritis in his elbow, Sandy Koufax pitched the 1965 Dodgers team to a World Series victory.
Frightened and lost in the large store Benny remembers what Mom told him to do.
Wheels go around all over town! Play this rhyming guessing game to help your little one spot a fire engine, school bus, and other favorite wheels on the go.
Sam helps Dad wash his pickup truck.
The Timbertoes went sliding in the mud. Then rinsed off in the pond.
When President Warren G. Harding passes away, officials have to find a way to reach Vice President Calvin Coolidge and tell him the news.
A wrecked truck and a forced hike across the desert give Jennifer the chance to appreciate the beauty of the wild.
Little Bunny thinks it might be better to be the younger child in the family. Baby Bunny can get away with things that Little Bunny can't. But when bedtime rolls around, and Little Bunny can stay up later, he realizes that there are advantages to being...
Does this blind slow-moving fish catch fast seals?
Highlights's science editors answer kids' questions about body, such as Why Do We Hiccup?
Highlights's science editors answer kids' questions about body, such as Why Do People Get Carsick?
When the nun is found beaten to death, in the grounds of a Lordship's estate, Detective Inspector Alby Cooper is assigned his first murder. It is May 1949 and Sister Margaret had come to the village of Beaumont to support Lord Roding whose faith has ...
Scientists and local people are working to protect the endangered Ethiopian wolf and other Ethiopian animals.
At the end of a tense game, Tara throws a wild game-winning pitch.
This photo essay describes the appearance, behavior, and life-cycle of Eastern Brook Trout.
Devin learns the importance of consistency in preparing for the three-point contest.
Lost on an ancient trail in New Mexico, Jennifer follows the flight of hummingbirds to safety.
Highlights's science editors answer kids' questions about animals, such as Why Aren't There Any Bears in Africa?
Miki shares her family's crop of tomatoes with some of her neighbors in their apartment building. When she gets back to her own apartment, she discovers someone has left her family their extra tomatoes!
Indi gets upset when Tex runs through the pile of leaves she's raked. As the anger escalates and they start pushing one another, Dad steps in to help. Everyone takes a deep breath and the twins talk to one another and the conflict is resolved.
Highlights's science editors answer kids' questions about animals, such as What Do Frogs Do in Winter?
Bored with kite-building, Odo the six-armed monster looks for a new job and finally finds his destiny in the orphanage.
Traumatised by the tragic death of her twin brother, Brianna falls into a state of deep depression, isolating herself from the world and all those that care about her. When a twist of fate reveals that she has a half-sister she finds a new purpose in...
The sons of a Vietnamese farmer learn a valuable lesson about the "treasure" in their rice field.
Highlights's science editors answer kids' questions about animals, such as Why Are Dogs' Noses Wet?
Arizona is so worried about whether she made it into a karate group that she can't think about anything else--until Ollie brings over a cute puppy to distract her.
Jim finds the best gift for his mom.
The twins and their grandparents are bike riding in Golden Gate Park. When Poppy leads them into the Conservatory of Flowers, they discover a jungle in the heart of San Francisco.
Highlights's science editors answer kids' questions about Earth, such as Which Pole Is Colder?
When Arizona, Ollie, and Sammy are stuck inside during a storm, Abuela suggests putting ideas into a hat.
Poem about the lives of young wolf spiders, who are all hatched from eggs in a sac, climb onto their mother's back, and then balloon away in the air.
José creates a unique costume.
A mother mouse sings a sweet song to Baby Mouse.
When their neighbors are packing up to move away, Grandma and the kids next door bake cookies and take them to their neighbors. Then the family waits, and waits, and waits, for someone to move in. When it finally happens, Grandma and the kids bake more...
Who owns the beautiful gray castle by the sea.
Following Presiding Bishop Michael Curry's call to follow "The Way of Love: Practices for a Jesus-Filled Life" each of these seven little books will provide an entry point to the novice who wishes to learn more about how to begin a practice of turning...
Girl is reluctant to go to Sparrow Hills with her uncle on a cold day but discovers its beauty.
Photos of very young children clapping, stomping, and moving to music.
The scatterbrained baker, Mr. Sippey, bakes his famous cake only to have it go missing. Unable to find it, he goes home and discovers that the cake was for his own surprise birthday party.
Highlights's science editors answer kids' questions about animals, such as What Is a Zebra Related to?
A neighbor is convinced he's seen Bigfoot. Now Eddie Cathy and Marie want to find out for themselves.
A chameleon has gripping powers in its tongue.
Tommy and Mabel surprise Ma and Pa Timbertoes by cleaning up the workshop and creating a message of love out of scraps of wood.
Mill Ends Park in Portland, Oregon, is world-record famous--it's a circle of land two feet wide!
"It's the 1850s and Daisy, a slave girl from Alabama, is thrilled when her Mama is brought to her plantation to be the new cook. Six Oaks Plantation has been Daisy's home for years, and the future looks bright now that she and her Mama have been reunited....
Dr. John E. Becker had a rare site of a Jaguarundi, a wild cat of Central America.
In the future will computers be stitched into our clothes? Will we all use Thumbcode to type?
When Squirrel's poster wins the poster contest, Little Bunny is unhappy. He thought his poster was the best. He went in his room and sulked. As he got very bored, he remembers all the things he likes to do with his friend. So he made another poster, with...
Follow the directions to create a worm farm.
Huge volcanoes warmed the planet Mars long ago.
Kyle's birthday present turns into a delicious holiday dinner.
Photos of things a baby enjoys.
Fossil footprints led two boys to an important discovery.
A mother and child talk about what they see out their kitchen window. Mom sees something that needs to be rescued and the two play "I spy." When the daughter sees that it's a chick that needs to be kept safe, she carefully takes it back to the barn.
A poor tailor earns the tsar's approval when he not only makes a beautiful coat for the tsarina but also outwits the greedy palace guards.
The Song of the Lost Boy is the latest novel from Winchester author Maggie Allder. Living in a homeless encampment on the edge of Winchester, Giorgio has become separated from his parents. With great determination, he sets out to find then; unaware of...
Highlights's science editors answer kids' questions about Earth, such as What Is Electricity Made out of?
This celestial dancer provides herbs to help cure Jiko's mother.
A child watches her balloon fly over cars and trees. It pops as it falls. Mom and Dad are there with a new balloon.
Learn how desert lizards "harvest" rainwater that has fallen on their backs.
Learn about a day in the life of an aviculturist (someone who works with birds) at the Tennessee Aquarium.
Snake scientist Suzy Ehret's study of banded rock rattlesnakes has provided valuable information for the conservation of this species.
Ballerina Bronislava Nijinska taught that ballet must come from the heart.
Spunky Monkey and Pepe Parrot are playing an "I Spy" game. Pepe asks questions to narrow the possible animals Spunky sees. Pepe finally figures out that he is the animal that Spunky spies!
Highlights's science editors answer kids' questions about food, such as Why Do Sharks Eat Fish?
Rhyming poem about all the things Cat found around his home.
LuAnn Foty recycles used crayons into fun crayon shapes which she then sells.
Highlights's science editors answer kids' questions about body, such as What Are Bones Made out of?
The Timbertoes enjoy a day on a raft that Pa built. When a storm comes at night, the ducks take shelter under the raft.
How do snapping shrimpstun their prey and make so much noise?
Kip makes a book about his classmates.
Zachary learns that being different can also be special.
This article features the Pumpkins, Namibia's first ever soccer team for girls 12 and under. These brave girls competed against boys and women much older than them. Their courage paved the way for more school-sponsored girls' teams in Namibia.
Highlights's science editors answer kids' questions about how stuff works, such as Why Do Clothes Sometimes Shrink?
The twins' kitten, Charlie, isn't feeling well. A trip to the vet to remove a thorn lodged in his paw soon solves the problem. Soon, he's back to his playful self.
Bold's request is granted because he puts others' needs first.
Highlights's science editors answer kids' questions about how stuff works, such as Why Are Computers Slow?
At Kim's birthday party in the park, there's a pony ride. Everyone is eager to ride, except Anthony. He has a tickly, tumbly feeling in his stomach. But with the help of a kind adult, that same feeling no longer feels like dread, rather it feels exci...
Article about how President William Howard Taft started a tradition by throwing out the first pitch at the Opening Day of a Nationals/Athletics baseball game in 1910. Explains how this tradition benefited baseball and how every president except Jimmy...
A big mistake actually helps Chance and Iggy win the talent contest.
Stories of Sy Montgomery's animal adventures. Including tips on how to keep a nature journal.
When hard-up aristocrat Lord 'Ratty' Ballashiels finds an old film reel in his attic he discovers that it's a home movie of Charlie Chaplin's visit to Rennes-le-Chateau in the south of France. But Ratty spots a strange anomaly: clearly visible behind...
Michael O'Donnell learns that wealth will not solve all problems.
Highlights's science editors answer kids' questions about space, such as Why Do Astronauts Wear White Space Suits?
Highlights's science editors answer kids' questions about body, such as Why Do I Feel Dizzy When I Just Get out of Bed?
How do scientists know that our galaxy is a pinwheel of stars?
Meet a scientist who dodged elephants and a cheetah to study baboons.
As Clarabella and her cousins throw rocks at Cheyenne Canyon, they notice that one of the rocks in flight is a gold nugget. Clarabella uses her wits to locate that gold nugget amidst the fall leaves.
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