Sweetened Condensed Milk

A delicious treat reminds Ishmael of a special place.

The Save

Casey had never played soccer before so why did she volunteer to be goalie?

The Well

In the future people are only allowed two gallons of water per day. Micah saves up one cup of water each day for months until he has collected enough to present his mother with a...

Tin Can Summer

Maggie spends the summer in a trailer eating from tin cans with her loving wacky grandma.

A Chipmunk's Home

Don't be tripped up by these rodents that live in shallow burrows sometimes under sidewalks.

Bringing Up Baby Foxes

A scientists helps arctic-fox researchers discover that some foxes share dens and some mother foxes mate with more than one male fox to give their offspring the highest chance of...

Creating a Symphony of Steel

How a poor kid from Trinidad developed what became the only new instrument of the century: the steel pan drum. A bio of musician/drum maker Ellie Mannette.

Flying Solo

Personal account of the author's first solo flight at age 16. She's been a pilot and flight instructor for the past two decades.

Harry Truman Lost and Found

U.S. President Harry Truman loses, and finds, his eyeglasses

Jumping Spiders

These spiders don't wait in a web to trap food; they hunt for prey and pounce on it--sometimes leaping twenty times their own body length.

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