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Storybox Playlist: Merry Christmas

So why is this "The most wonderful time of the year?" Perhaps these stories will help us understand. Merry Christmas everyone!

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Day One: The Christmas Drum (from...

Sparkle Weekly Wonderings: The Light in the Darkness: Sparkle Solstice

Candlelight in the dining room. A lighthouse shimmering from the open sea. The first star in the evening sky. These all carry the magical mood of Winter Solstice. Whereas our friends in the Southern Hemisphere are experiencing the inverse, the...

sparkle craft: woodblock Menorah

In the Martin & Sylvia story “Festival of Lights,” we go with Martin and Sylvia to their town center, which holds many festive events throughout the year. During...

sparkle kitchen: solstice bonfire s'mores

In the At Home with Martin & Sylvia story “The Shortest Day,” the nights are getting longer and the days are getting...

FIFTY Study Page: Maryland — "The Test Oath"

FIFTY: Maryland — "The Test Oath"

*Each story in the FIFTY collection focuses on a remarkable American from a different state. Below are some recommended topics to inspire further investigation of the history and geography of the state, as well as...