Category Archives: Courage

Sacajawea: Her True Story

Sacajawea was a Shoshone Indian/Native American who assisted the explorers Lewis and Clark on their expedition, which was at the request of President Thomas Jefferson. Sacajawea’s story is important for children to know, because no matter what negative events came her way, Sacajawea … Continue reading

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Cancer Daily Life

Cancer is to realize that sometimes people see you as a brave warrior, while others see you as the battlefield Continue reading

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This is Black Panther

The blockbuster Marvel movie Black Panther, made popular by the outstanding performance of Chadwick Boseman is also available as a book for young readers (ages 3 and up) from Scholastic. This is Black Panther introduces young children to the African … Continue reading

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When I Grow Up I Want to Be Like the Brave Men of Tuskegee

The Tuskegee Airmen flew planes called P-40 Warhawks and P-47 Thunderbolts. But the most famous planes were called P-51 Mustangs. Continue reading

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My Cancer Days

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and in honor of children with cancer,  calicokidz.com is reviewing My Cancer Days – a sweet story of a young girl with cancer who describes her ups and downs of living with the disease. … Continue reading

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Ron’s Big Mission

This week has been celebrations of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing on the moon by astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. But what you may not know is there are other astronauts that have also done … Continue reading

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Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters

It’s almost President’s Day, which is the perfect time to review of THEE I SING: A Letter to My Daughters by former president Barack Obama. The book honors many historical figures who made a difference in America, and more importantly it is a … Continue reading

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Nobody Owns the Sky

 Today is National Aviation Day, which began in 1939 to celebrate aviation and the birthday of aviation pioneer Oriville Wright. Other great aviators in history include Amelia Earhart, Howard Hughes and Charles Lindberg, whose daughter, Pamela Paprone wrote Nobody Owns … Continue reading

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LaDonna Plays Hoops

LaDonna, it’s not about winning. It’s how you play the game. Just do your best. Continue reading

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Heroes of Black History: Biographies of Four Great Americans

As Black History Month comes to an end and Women’s History Month begins, the children’s book Heroes of Black History: Biographies of Four Great Americans is a book that observes both. With lots of colorful illustrations that show great emotion, … Continue reading

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