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Louis Sachar knows a few things about writing for kids. His first book, Sideways Stories From Wayside School, came out in 1978 — and the wacky collection is still in print.His 1999 Newbery Medal...
The documentary Back On Board follows the career of four-time Olympic champi...
Greg Louganis is the best diver of his generation — perhaps the best the world has ever seen. The four-time gold medalist is the only man to ever sweep the diving events in consecutive Olympics.The...
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Eggs are becoming more expensive and scarce recently because so many chickens have died from avian flu. So bakers, in particular, are looking for cheaper ingredients that can work just as well. (This...
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Terri Lyne Carrington won a Grammy for her all-female jazz album The Mosaic ...
Percussionist Terri Lyne Carrington's resume is impressive. She trained with Stan Getz and Pharoah Sanders; she's won Grammy Awards; she's collaborated with superstars like Wayne Shorter and...
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