Behind the Headlines

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World Book Editors break down the news in our Behind the Headlines feature allowing for a deeper understanding of the complex events that shape our world today. Behind the Headlines articles are carefully crafted presenting the latest national and world news, science discoveries, current events and other top stories and are simplified for young readers.

Recovering Australia’s AE1

by | Wednesday, January 3, 2018 |

​Last month, the wreckage of HMAS AE1, a Royal Australian Navysubmarine lost early in World War I...

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Valley Forge 240

by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017 |

​Two hundred and forty years ago today, on Dec. 19, 1777, American troops of the Continental Army...

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