Louisa May Alcott, American author, dies

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Boris Pasternak, Russian author of Doctor Zhivago, born

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Chinese New Year: Year of the Sheep

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John Steinbeck, American writer, is born

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Cheshire Cat from Alice and Wonderland

Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature

This digital collection from the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries offers resources for research into a variety of historical children’s literature, including comparative editions of classic texts.

 

Cheshire Cat from Alice and Wonderland

Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature

This digital collection from the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries offers resources for research into a variety of historical children’s literature, including comparative editions of classic texts.

 

Jerusalem skyline showing Temple Mount

Bible Odyssey

A multifaceted exploration of the people, places, as well as passages of the Bible is enriched by searchable themes, a timeline, glossary, and much more, including completely searchable texts for three English versions. 

Vivian Leigh in A Midsummer Night's Dream

Discovering Literature: Shakespeare

A rich online resource from the British Library exploring Shakespeare in multiple dimensions. Separate sections are devoted to his works; a collection of primary source objects, some in the public domain; and teaching resources relating to Shakespearean works.

Naomi Shihab Nye, American poet born March 12, 1952

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  • Lesson 3: Hopi Traditional Dance and Song

    Created November 18, 2015
    Language of place: Hopi planting corn

    An exploration of the symbolism and imagery of corn and environment as manifested in Hopi song and traditional dances. Students analyze examples of historical and contemporary Hopi song and examine images of Hopi dance in order to expand cultural awareness.