WORLD BOOK BLOG


December 8, 2017

Stories About Traditional Holiday Lights!

The holiday season has arrived, and many homes are glowing with beautiful festive lights. Did you know that these lights sometimes have a specific purpose or […]
December 7, 2017

Have an environmentally-friendly holiday!

In the United States, 25% more trash is discarded between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day than during any other time of the year. Of course, the […]
December 1, 2017

From St. Nick to Santa, and beyond…

Have you ever written a letter to Santa Claus, professing your good behavior and detailing what you HOpe, HOpe, HOpe he will bring you on Christmas […]
November 24, 2017

8 Great Ways to Celebrate Giving Tuesday Without Spending Money

Tuesday, November 28, is Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to giving and charity observed around the world. Giving Tuesday, which was first celebrated in 2012, is […]
November 17, 2017

10 Reasons Why You Should Have Books On Every Holiday Trip

Will you be traveling over the #ThanksgivingBreak? Remember to pack #books. Here are 10 reasons why you should have books for your children come along on […]
November 17, 2017

8 Foods Served at the First Thanksgiving

The first Thanksgiving was a harvest festival shared by the Pilgrims and native Wampanoag people of what is today the southeastern area of the U.S. New […]
November 10, 2017

What did Pilgrim children read?

Many Pilgrim children came from families that belonged to a religious group known as the Puritans. Puritans were members of a religious and social movement of […]
November 3, 2017

11 Fun Facts About Turkeys

  “Gobble, gobble… Who is that? Turkey, gobble, big and fat. Gobble, gobble, what do you say? See you on Thanksgiving Day!” While the image of […]
October 27, 2017

Black Cats: How did they become a symbol of Halloween?

The black cat is a spooky Halloween creature, along with bats, ghosts, skeletons, zombies, and — most famously — witches. You may see a black cat […]
October 21, 2017
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10 Facts About the History of Witchcraft

“Are you a good witch or a bad witch?” – Glinda the Good from Wizard of Oz Witchcraft usually means the use of magical powers to […]