Kids Search Gets a New Look

Kids Search is a great source for articles from children's magazines that supplement/update the information young people will find in World Book Kids, World Book Student and (of course!) books from our shelves. And now it's even better with a cleaner look and new sources. In addition to articles from children's magazines, you'll find hundreds…
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This Pulaski Day, Celebrate Another Polish Revolutionary War Hero

Last year around this time, I suggested that you celebrate Pulaski Day by reading up on Casimir Pulaski, a Polish military officer who fought on the side of the Americans during the Revolutionary War. This Pulaski Day, read up on another volunteer Revolutionary War hero from Poland, Tadeusz Kosciuszko, with these articles from our online…
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Who Was Mabel Manning?

My favorite CPL location named after a person is the Mabel Manning Branch on Chicago's near west side. While other people whose names appear on CPL locations—Bessie Coleman, Frederick Douglass, George Cleveland Hall, Harold Washington, etc.—are unlikely to be lost to history, Mabel Manning might be if not for the branch. There's very little about her…
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