Behind the Headlines

Explore our world, one headline at a time.
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.

The Fight for Marawi City

by | Tuesday, October 24, 2017 |

​Yesterday, October 23, the Philippine military announced the end of a bloody five-month campaign...

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Irma’s Heavy Impact

by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017 |

Last week, on September 6, the massive storm known as Hurricane Irma began ravaging the Leeward...

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