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April 25, 2018 : Right? Or Left?

While the majority of people are right-handed, the lefty contingent boasts some pretty famous members. The Mini Page looks at the challenges and advantages of being left-handed.
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April 18, 2018 : Our First Words

The first American dictionary was published 190 years ago by Noah Webster. While the format, and the words, have changed a lot over almost two centuries, the dictionary’s importance has never waned.
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April 11, 2018 : Pick Up a Winner!

The 2018 Newbery, Caldecott and Coretta Scott King prizes have been awarded, with many terrific choices for avid readers. The Mini Page talks with the Newbery and Caldecott winners.
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April 04, 2018 : Happy Birthday, T.J.!

We’re celebrating the 275th birthday of our third president, Thomas Jefferson, so The Mini Page looked into Jefferson’s early life and his start in politics, along with his fascination with inventing.
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