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.

Monster Monday: Gigantopithecus

by | Monday, September 12, 2016 |

Standing at a whopping 10 feet (3 meters) tall and weighing more than 900 pounds (400 kilograms),...

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Monkey Stone Age

by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016 |

​Monkeys in the Amazon rain forest likely entered their own Stone Agemore than 700 years ago,...

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