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clock Daylight Savings Time ends November 5. Don't forget to set your clocks back one hour.

 

Celebrate International Drum Month by creating a tune on the Virtual Drum Machine!

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It's Aviation History Month. To learn more, visit the hangar at Kids in Flight.

For interactive activities about the forces of flight, visit How Things Fly

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National Geography Awareness Week is
Nov.13 -19. To learn more, visit
My Wonderful World.org

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On November 8, 1863, Abraham Lincoln gave his famous Gettysburg Address.

Read, or listen to this famous speech


Social Studies for Kids: The Gettysburg Address

 

 

 

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Take time today to remember all of the brave military personnel who have fought to keep our country free and safe.

Check your school or public library for these, and other, autumn and Thanksgiving books:

The Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall
In November by Cynthia Rylant
Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert
Possum's Harvest Moon by Anne Hunter
'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav Pilkey

Visit picturebook.com to watch a video about what a picture book is, to find out why picture books are important and to view a list of links to sites for a variety of picture book authors and illustrators.

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November is Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month.

 

Native American Facts for Kids

Alaska Native Heritage Center

Click on the Culture map to learn about Alaska's indigenous peoples

 

November 24 is Thanksgiving Day. To learn about the first Thanksgiving visit:

Scholastic The First Thanksgiving

Author birthdays in November:

November 2 - Jeannie Baker
http://www.jeanniebaker.com/
November 4 - Sterling North
http://www.sterlingnorth.com/
http://www.gojefferson.com/rascal/index.htm
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November 9 - Lois Elhert
Video interview and biography of Lois Elhert
November 10 - Neil Gaiman
http://www.neilgaiman.com/
November 13 - Robert Louis Stevenson
November 24 - Yoshiko Uchida
List of Yoshiko Uchida's books
November 27 - Kevin Henkes
http://www.kevinhenkes.com/
November 28 - Ed Young
http://www.embracingthechild.org/Bookspecialyoung.htm
November 29 - C. S. Lewis