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Children's book authors share their writing experience to help students learn more about the craft and techniques of creative writing.
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►Airliner shot down near Ukraine-Russia border
Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.
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This week's word in the news: HARROWING
Extremely disturbing or distressing.
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
To Samuel, the journey meant trading a hopeless situation at home for potential security and prosperity in the United States — but first he needed to survive the trip north, dodging police and criminals, and a harrowing ride on top of a freight train for hundreds of miles.
►Walter Cronkite School of Journalism / The Arizona Republic -- 07/21/2014
Word of the Day for July 22, 2014
Quote of the Day for July 22, 2014