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In the loop

The British Prime Minister and the U.S. President infer that they want to embark on a war in the Middle East. Simon Foster, the British Minister for International Development states, off the cuff, in a radio interview th...

The treasure seekers

A terrible doom falls over the house of Bastable! Widower Richard Bastable faces financial ruin if he cannot complete his new invention, a refrigeration machine. With creditors at their doorstep, his five imaginative and...

Dancing on grapes —Buonanno, Graziella Pacini.

Claudia's fear of heights is keeping her from joining the rest of her large Italian family in crushing the grapes after harvest, in a tale based on the author's memories of her Tuscan childhood, and of life at an Italian...

Red Bird Sings The Story Of Zitkala-Ša, Native American Author, Musician, And Activist. —Capaldi, Gina.

I remember the day I lost my spirit. So begins the story of Gertrude Simmons, also known as Zitkala-Ša, which means Red Bird. Born in 1876 on the Yankton Sioux reservation in South Dakota, Zitkala-Ša willingly left her...

A Boy Named Beckoning The True Story Of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero. —Capaldi, Gina.

This story reveals the remarkable life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, or "Beckoning," who was kidnapped from his Yavapai tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted by an Italian photographer in 1871 and renamed Carlos M...