The Tramp is from a Phoenix shelter!
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Top Photo: The Tramp is from a Phoenix shelter! Photo credit: The Walt Disney Company

It’s the stuff that movies are made from—Hollywood animal trainers find an adorable dog at a... Read more

Have you ever talked to someone who speaks another language? It’s hard to communicate, right? That is how deaf people feel every day when they try to understand spoken English. The language of deaf people is American Sign Language. It is important to give sign language rights to all deaf people so they can communicate with each other and hearing people.

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It’s 1979—President Jimmy Carter resides in the White House, and Margaret Thatcher becomes Britain’s first female prime minister. Music is big, as are the boom boxes. But a small, INNOVATIVE new cassette player also lets people listen to their tunes wherever they go!

Something New for Kids to Read

In September of that year, a nifty new newspaper rolls off the press here in Arizona, and it’s unlike anything around.

Forty years ago this month, the first edition of Bear Essential News printed and was delivered into the hands of...Read more

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 “Dear Justice League” is a great new book where young fans of the Justice League ask their favorite super heroes questions about what it’s like to be a super hero. Fans want to dig deeper into the lives of these characters and find out what they do when they are not saving the world from bad guys. Kids email personal questions and get some pretty funny answers.

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Date: 
Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

PowerUP G.I.R.L.s is the perfect introduction to Girl Scouting! With fun activities for girls to try, experience Girl Scouting for yourself. Join us: THIS SATURDAY, August 17 from 10am-12pm at one of 50+ locations throughout Central and Northern AZ. The whole family’s invited!

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As you’re setting your goals this school year, keep kindness in mind!

Be Kind girls

Getting back into the swing of things doesn’t always go smoothly. School’...Read more

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Teacher and students go in costume, wearing clothing of the time period.
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Have you ever wished you could travel back in time? It is possible, and you don’t even need a time machine! Instead, you and your class can visit the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park and see what it was like to go to school in the 1880s.

Third- through fifth-grade students and their... Read more

Impossible Whopper
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Wait, what?! That’s right, meatless burgers are becoming more common and Burger King is the latest chain to hop on the bandwagon.

Burger King is selling the plant-based Impossible Whopper at its more than 7,000 locations across the United States for the next month. It is testing the... Read more

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