WORLD BOOK BLOG


August 17, 2018

The Bittersweet Joy of Back to School

Those last few weeks before school resumes in the fall are a bittersweet time for all—students, parents, and teachers. We don’t want those summer days to […]
August 13, 2018

National Aviation Day

National Aviation Day is an American observation that occurs on August 19th each year. The holiday was created in 1939, when President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed […]
August 3, 2018

On the Road to Marvels of Nature

Are you thinking of heading out on one last road trip before the summer draws to a close? If you are and you’re planning to travel […]
July 31, 2018

Friendship Day August 5, 2018

“Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” — Woodrow Wilson Take a few moments on Sunday August 5, to send a message […]
July 27, 2018

Friendship Day, Winnie the Pooh, and You

In 1997, Nane Annan, the wife of then-UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, named the classic children’s storybook character Winnie-the-Pooh as the UN’s honorary ambassador of friendship. Winnie-the-Pooh, […]
July 20, 2018

Are You Ready for July’s Total Lunar Eclipse?

Fortunate sky watchers in many parts of the world will witness a rare “Blood Moon” during an unusually long total lunar eclipse occurring on the evening […]
July 13, 2018

Fun Facts About Parks and Picnics

Picnics are a wonderful way to enjoy the summertime with friends and family. For those who live in towns and cities, a public park is one […]
July 6, 2018

Tennis Anyone?

That’s a happy cry that announces the weather is warm and it’s time to play some tennis at a local park or school. Tennis is an […]
June 29, 2018

July 4th–The History Behind the Date

Every July 4, the United States celebrates its Independence Day, the anniversary of the day in 1776 when the American Colonies adopted the Declaration of Independence. […]
June 25, 2018

School’s Out for the Summer!

Students will soon be out for summer vacation, and there will be lots of activities competing for their school-free hours. Unfortunately, kids might not make reading […]
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