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June 20th, 2018

Jonathots, Jr. Daily Blog

(Number 1780)

     

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Social Commentary

Plait Your Hair

My dad grew up in Maine. His mom, my Grammie, was born and raised there, too. Her dad was a lobsterman. Despite countless years in Virginia, she never lost her northern accent. 771 more words

Life

Epic Fails! New series nonfiction looks at the not-so-great moments in history

The Wright Brothers: Nose-Diving into History (Epic Fails #1), by Erik Slader & Ben Thompson/Illustrated by Tim Foley, (July 2018, Roaring Brook Press), $6.99, ISBN: 978-1-250-15056-1… 258 more words

Middle Grade

STEM Inspiration: The Wright Brothers

David McCullough is one of our time’s greatest historians. In 2015, he published a book about some great STEM heroes. His book did not disappoint!  207 more words

STEM

Any Road Tour: Day 10 -Failure to camp (again)

Xenia Ohio is famous for being obliterated by tornados about 45 years ago. I was in no rush to stock around for any repeat performances. 620 more words

Bike Touring

This One Was a Bit of a Struggle, But Still Enjoyable: The Wright One Review and Release Blitz

A new sexy contemporary romance duet from USA Today bestselling author K.A. Linde…

Secrets swarm all around.
My world is crumbling under the strain.
I don’t know if we can survive this. 1,137 more words

Reviews

Take flight with David McCullough and 'The Wright Brothers'

The Pulitzer Prize winning author of United States presidents John Adams and Truman, David McCullough wrote about the men from Dayton, Ohio who taught the world to fly by learning to build and pilot machines capable of sustained flight while under the control of a human pilot. 395 more words

Books