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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

[embed]https://youtu.be/-iZuKozVJKA[/embed] Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls “We didn't want to give children the usual fairy tales.” Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is not a typical book of fairy tales. All these stories are true. Authors Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo say they're true stories, about real...

1st Elephant Orphanage in Africa

[embed]https://youtu.be/PuAqp-5cod8[/embed]  Queen of Elephants - Dame Daphne Sheldrick Why do elephants line up to hug a little old lady in Nairobi National Park? She's their mother. Their adopted human mother. Dame Daphne Sheldrick. Daphne has been saving orphaned baby elephants in Africa for over fifty years now, rescuing hundreds from certain death after their...

Space Archaeology – Help Find Ancient Sites from Home

[embed]https://youtu.be/ThnIbwtXi50[/embed]  Help Find Ancient Egyptian Sites on your Coffee Break Sarah Parcak is a professor of anthropology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and she’s a space archaeologist.  Her new book is called “Archaeology from Space.”   Parcak was a child of the 80’s and one of her...

How to Keep Going in Good Times and Bad

[embed]https://youtu.be/NN8ikje6-kY[/embed] Austin Kleon is the author of “Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad.” Despite the immense success of his previous book,  “Steal Like an Artist,” Kleon found himself struggling a few years later.He was on the verge of quitting writing...

Nile Water Musicians

Musicians from the Nile River Basin perform for water rights awareness...

Citizen Scientist

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SO6JijgdQE[/embedyt] Citizen Scientists Can Save the World The World Wildlife Fund just came out with a report showing that we have lost half of the numbers of wild species on this earth in the last 40 years alone. Mary Ellen Hannibal, author of Citizen Scientist, Searching for...

Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls

Elena Favilli: We didn't want to give children the usual fairy tales. Heather McElhatton: That's Elena Favilli (ELLEN-ah FAH-vee-lee), who wrote Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, with co-author Francesca Cavallo (FRAHN-chess-kah -KAH-vall-oh.)  It's not your typical book of fairy tales, these stories are true and...