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Making it Count with Coins and Business

Meet Pauline and John-John, two kids who decide to spend a snowy winter’s day setting up a lemonade stand.  As they spend and make money, you will learn how to count coins into dollars and think about how businesses can attract customers – even when it’s cold outside! Check out some of the additional activities to learn more about the history of money and business in the United States. Discover more »

Duke Ellington and Jazz

April is Jazz Appreciation Month! Meet Edward "Duke" Ellington, one of America's most famous jazz musicians. Get acquainted by reading Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra, then explore jazz history through crafts, video, and music clips. Learn more »

Pueblo Pots

The Pueblo Indians of New Mexico have been living in the upper region of the Rio Grande River for more than 600 years. During that time, their way of life has been challenged many times, but they have managed to maintain their most basic beliefs and traditions. Read more »

Students "Sit" for Civil Rights

How would you feel if laws decided where you could eat or go to school based only on the color of your skin? Just over 50 years ago, four African American college students challenged racial segregation by sitting down at a "whites only" counter lunch counter at Woolworth’s in Greensboro, N.C.  Find out about their story and explore fun family activities. Learn more »

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