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This great site offers full versions of over 200 classic children's books. The collection itself ranges from classics like "Alice in Wonderland," to more obscure tales—such as Charlotte Herr's "How Punky Dunk Helped Old Prince." With its diverse collection of stories, tales, and nursery rhymes, the site is perfect for young readers. FIND OUT MORE »

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Photo. Astronaut James Irwin gives salute beside U.S. flag. Flickr

Explore the history of the moon itself, as well as how we reached it. [...] »

Photo, Bernstein with his class of conducting auditors at..., Summer 1948, LoC.

An extensive collection of primary resources concerning renowned composer [...] »

Aerial View of Monticello Mountain, 1999

Can't travel to Monticello? Take your students on a virtual tour of Jefferson's [...] »

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Veterans Day is for everyone who fought for the U.S.—including those who [...] »

Illustration, "Karpfenschuppige Taube. . . ," 1880s, NYPL

For each pair of animal and plant species, identify the one that is not native [...] »

Print, "Christopher Columbus," New York Public Library Digital Gallery

In 1492, what did Columbus really do? [...] »

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Postcard, Train Load of Cotton for Export, South, 1902-1903, NYPL

Did King Cotton cause the Civil War? Or should you look further? [...] »

Panic as a Health Officer Cleaning the Streets

Beginning in Europe, the Panic of 1873 quickly spread to the United States [...] »

photographic print, Quentin Roosevelt Planting a Tree, c1904, Edward S. Curtis,

The "go-green" movement is rampant in modern America. However, support for [...] »

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Photo, "Baby being weighed by nurse," IHS, 1887-1969, Dept. of Health

Disease ravaged colonial-era Native American populations. What health [...] »

Glass negative, New gavel for Speaker. . . , Harris & Ewing, LoC

Can’t tell an affadavit from an acquittal? Learn the legal lingo. [...] »

Lithograph, Chas. H. Kabrich, c. 1896, Donaldson Litho. Co., LoC

Do you fit today's transportation norms? Do you reside in a suburb or a city? [...] »

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Casket of Queen Liliuokalani lying in state in the palace

In Hawaii today, a large number of people might be considered heirs or pretenders to the Hawaiian throne, were it ever to be revived. [...] »

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