Stop Bob’s Destroyer!

John Miller and Mary Miller anxiously stared at their message wall, a wall that automatically showed all of their announcements. It read “Gold in California, Chicago, Planet Texas.” In 3160, which was five years before, they had moved to Boston, Illinois, Planet Texas. “Oh no!” explained Mary “Bob will power…

The Shot Heard ‘Round The World

In 1775, King George III sent soldiers to Boston and the surrounding cities to reinforce the numerous taxes. There were taxes because King George spent his money furiously fighting in the French and Indian War(a) from 1754 to 1763 and wanted more. The Patriots did not like the taxes. Samuel…

The Boston Massacre

It was a chilly, snowy afternoon in Boston, Massachusetts, March 5, 1770. Two anxious British soldiers, who were known as Private John Goldfinch and Captain Hugh White, stood in front of the Statehouse on King Street. The colonists were mad about the taxes that King George the III placed on them. They wanted to…

Science Fun: Dissection and Camouflage

Tuesday night, I went to a dissection party! Mrs. Williams had a Frog, cricket, starfish, fish, crayfish, pig, and a worm. I saw the frog’s heart, dissected a cricket and worm, and saw the pig’s spinal cord. The starfish was hard. Mom cut out the crayfish eyeballs. I liked it because it was…

This Week’s Book Reviews: Vikings, Meatballs, Chocolate, and School

Viking Ships at Sunrise by Mary Pope Osborne. At the beginning of the book, it was 5 A.M. In this story, Jack and Annie went to ancient Ireland.  In ancient Ireland, to make a book, they needed sheepskin, goose quills, earth and plants. They saw Vikings and monks. The Vikings came…

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