Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery

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Integrate Reading & Social Studies

Explore over 20 themes through books and related K-4 activities

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Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month! Find books, images, videos, lesson plans and more to celebrate.

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Summer WAC Jacket

Khaki-colored tropical worsted material with a rolled collar with lapels, epaulets on the shoulders, two false horizontal breast pockets with small gold-colored metallic...

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