12-Story Library Editor Picks
LGBT history is also a big part of American history, as students throughout California will soon find out. The state's board of education has approved updates to textbooks that will…
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The Stories of America’s Female Patriots
Frances Perkins and Her Maine Homestead
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Frances Perkins’s Maine home was a great influence on her life and career as the first female cabinet member.
Scholastic | Culture and Change: The Melba Pattillo Story
In September 1957, Melba Pattillo and eight other teenagers became the first African-American students to attend Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. Read about Melba’s historic and often terrifying experience.
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