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Pirates: captain’s quest.(Evaluation) (Software Review)

Pirates: captain’s quest.(Evaluation) (Software Review) Faber, J.P. How would you like to be the captain of a pirate ship, sailing over the Caribbean Sea? Then this is the game for you, a sensational program that puts you on the deck of a Spanish brig in the early 1700s. This is a terrifically fun game that […]

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Why do I get “butterflies” in my stomach when I’m nervous?(Ask Doctor Cory)

Why do I get “butterflies” in my stomach when I’m nervous?(Ask Doctor Cory) SerVaas, Cory Dear Michelle: “Butterflies” in your stomach are actually caused by two little glands sitting on top of your kidneys. These glands are called the adrenal (uh-DREE-nul) glands. When you’re frightened or angry, they produce large amounts of a chemical called […]

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Homesick? (how to get over homesickness at camp)(Ask Doctor Cory)

Homesick? (how to get over homesickness at camp)(Ask Doctor Cory) SerVaas, Cory While at camp, it is normal to feel homesick. This is especially true for first-time campers. Here are some things you can do to help: * If you have these concerns before going to camp, talk about them with your parents. * Be […]

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THE FLIGHT OF THE HUMMINGBIRD.(Poem)

THE FLIGHT OF THE HUMMINGBIRD.(Poem) Weaver, Katie McAllaster Early. Morning. Light. Hummingbird in flight. Wings. Whir. Whoosh. Settles on a bush. Slurp. Dart. Dip. Takes a speedy sip. Zoom. Stop. Perch. Resting on a birch. Flit. Squeak. Rest. Brightly colored chest. …