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Harper Lee: US author of To Kill a Mockingbird dies aged 89

R I P: A GREAT LOSS!!! American novelist Harper Lee, author of Pulitzer Prize-winning To Kill a Mockingbird, dies aged 89: February 19,2016

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The Surprising Word That Doesn't Translate Into Other Languages

Star Spangled Banner Myths Debunked (Historical facts about the national anthem of the USA) - ABC News

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Here Are The 2014 Writers Guild Awards Nominees

Writers Guild Awards Nominate 'Her,' 'American Hustle'

he first major bioterror event in the United States-the anthrax attacks in October 2001-was a clarion call for scientists who work with “hot” agents to find ways of protecting civilian populations against biological weapons.

The freshman Congressman said he doesn't accept the scientific literature on climate change because the scientists who write it need global warming to exist in order to get paid.

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Inside Tennessee Williams's Diary

Tennessee Williams's Diary Reveals Story Behind His Pen Name

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From Jonathan Franzen to James Franco: What Your Hate-Clicks Say About You

I think my old co-worker DNA Prototype from SL is James Vexar's human. James Vexar, to me, is a jet that was on Strelsa. The funny thing to me is that DNA kinda looks like what some people think Jesus looked like.

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Prediction: Donald Trump may win all 50 states -- 'Awareness of invincibility' dawning on GOP establishment, media, voters

Prediction: Donald Trump may win all 50 states -- 'Awareness of invincibility' dawning on GOP establishment, media, voters | RedFlagNews.com

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E. L. Doctorow Dies at 84; Literary Time Traveler Stirred Past Into Fiction

E.L. Doctorow, Literary Time Traveler Who Stirred the Past Into Fiction, Dies at 84 - The New York Times

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Why You Absolutely Should Read the Canon in College

The ultimate essay in defense of the masterpieces we know and love.

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Books To Inspire Kids To Change The World

The Story Of Ruby Bridges. I really like this book because it’s the true story of a child told in a way that children of the same age can really understand. This book celebrates six year old Ruby, who in 1960, faced angry crowds and empty classrooms as she became the first child to attend an all-white school after a court-ordered desegregation in New Orleans. Author Coles does a great job of making an historical event personal and showing how a child can overcome a difficult situation.

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com | Cheapest copy of Kim Kardashian Selfish by Kim Kardashian West | 0789329204 | 9780789329202 - Buy sell and rent cheap textbooks, books and more

The selfie photography of Kim Kardashian West, featuring many never-before-seen personal images from one of the most recognizable and iconic celebrities in the world. From her early beginnings as a wardrobe stylist, Kim Kardashian West has catapulted herself into becoming one of the most recognizable celebrities in Hollywood. Hailed by many (including Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci) as the modern-day personification of Marilyn Monroe, Kim has become a true American icon. With her…

The Roots perform "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around" in this clip, which juxtaposes black-and-white footage of 20th-century Civil Rights protests with color footage of the band performing in a recording studio

Trusting Sources in Your Classroom: Internet Reliability With Columbus Day upon us, we face the reality that what is taught in our classrooms, or at least presented in our textbooks and other resources, is not always the truth, but instead folklore or misrepresentation of actual events. In our modern technology-based classrooms, we have a new challenge: Steering students away from sources that are not reliable...

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Our Invisible Poor

Our Invisible Poor (1963) BY DWIGHT MACDONALD That in the last half century the rich have kept their riches and the poor their poverty is indeed a scandal.

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Hot Topics Class Discussion Assignment

Help students become informed on current social issues. Try this "Hot Topics" Oral Presentation assignment from 2 Peas and a Dog. This can be used with any type of non-fiction text, news broadcast, documentary or video on any topic in the content areas Science, Math, History, Geography, World News. Lesson plan, graphic organizer, assignment and success criteria included! ($)