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World Book blogs are carefully crafted by our team of editors to present the latest news, science discoveries, current events and other topics of interests for young readers to inspire curiosity and a love of learning.

National Park Service Centennial

by | Thursday, August 25, 2016 |

Today, August 25, is the 100th anniversary of the creation of the National Park Service (NPS). The...

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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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The Air Force’s New Lightning

by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016 |

​On August 2, the United States Air Force declared its new F-35 Lightning II fighter planes ready...

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The Battle of Long Tan: 50 Years After

by | Thursday, August 18, 2016 |

August 18, 2016, marks the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, Australia’s first major...

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