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Happy Place For Animals

by guest blogger Ben Samford, age 8 

I read The One and Only Ivan, which is about a gorilla who is in captivity for 18 years and then finally decides to take a stand and let people know about the kind of situation he was in.  355 more words

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Book Review: Writing Monsters By Philip Athans

Recently, I read a book called Writing Monsters:  How to Craft Believably Terrifying Creatures to Enhance Your Horror, Fantasy and Science Fiction by Philip Athans… 766 more words


The Platypus and Other Venomous Mammals

Over the past couple days, I’ve been reading a book called “Venomous” by Christie Wilcox, which, as the name suggests, is about venomous animals. Specifically, I was interested in the subcategory of venomous mammals. 379 more words

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5 Facts About Alaskan Sled Dogs

On a recent trip to Alaska, I went dog sledding on the Mendenhall glacier, which is the temporary home of a mushing camp. A glacier is an odd place to put a mushing camp, because of the crevices that often cover their surface. 774 more words

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