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12 Crazy True Stories About Children’s Authors

Read on to learn about their strange obsessions and dastardly deeds, but be warned — this is no fairy tale!.

The Next Frontier in Vaccines: Maternal Immunization

It's safe and could be an effective way to build antibodies both in pregnant women and their babies.

When Your Father Falls Apart

A car accident or old age are a little bit easier to understand, but when your father forgets your 13-year-old face? Not easy at all.

Making the Most of Playing Hooky for the World Series

Leaving a trouble-prone 7-year-old New Yorker all alone to watch the World Series.

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Real Talk, Real Change

Compelling conversations on race to meet the moment.

Coronavirus Means School Food Is Free. What If It Stayed That Way?

Free school meals, the gold standard for child nutrition advocates, may be one good thing to come out of COVID-19’s impact on academics.

There's Always Some Killing You Got to Do On a Farm

Growing up in the '70s in Cali meant one thing: You had '70s West Coast parents.

He Ain't Heavy. He's a Child Molester.

When a friends gets arrested for an almost unimaginable crime, what do you imagine YOUR response would be?.

I Woke Up One Day to Discover I Was Black

He went to sleep a white man and the next day discovered he was Black.

The Teenager Breaking Up Child Marriages, Door to Door

Hadiqa Bashir, 18, is storming Pakistan's Swat Valley to convince parents and imams of the ills of child marriage.

Get Yer YA, YA's Out: The Best Young Adult Reads for Not-So-Young Adults

OZY on the best YA books for adults to read, focusing on diversity, smart storytelling and Dave Matthews, because: Why not?.

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The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

Listen to 'Flashback': The Freak Bicycle Accident Behind a Children’s Classic

Ludwig Bemelmans rode his bike down the wrong side of the road and into literary history when he dreamed up the beloved children’s book Madeline.

The Day I Shot Andy

Take a city kid and place him in the suburbs during the Vietnam War.

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