Thoreau moves into cabin at Walden Pond

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Hermann Hesse, German-Swiss poet, novelist, and painter, born

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Backstreets of Oaxaca, pastel by Pearl Lau, NEH Participant, 2010

Virtual_Oaxaca

Virtual_Oaxaca is a virtual representation of Oaxaca, the city, surrounding archeological sites, and arts communities. Created by teachers in an NEH-funded Summer Institute. Plan a lesson, watch a video, and peek at Oaxaca on Second Life. More to come!

SEXTO DE PRIMARIA — Geografía

Libro de Texto de SEXTO DE PRIMARIA — Geografía

From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on geography, including cultural geography such as human migration and world economy, as well as research assignments. Intermediate students.

Libro de Geografía Universal

Libro de Texto de QUINTO DE PRIMARIA — Geografía

From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on world geography, including the oceans, the continents, world capitals, mountain ranges, water bodies, among many others. The textbook is rich in visual resources. Intermediate students.

Español – Cuarto de Primaria

Libro de Texto de CUARTO DE PRIMARIA — Español

From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online literature and language textbook including extensive vocabulary, tongue teasers, questionnaires, self-evaluations, and factsheets for activities. Intermediate students.

Edgar Guest, poet and journalist, born

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Maurice Sendak, children’s author/illustrator, born

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The first book copyrighted under American law, “The Philadelphia Speller,” is published

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1st Pulitzer Prize is awarded

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