In the Stacks: New chapter books for young readers

...The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom," by Christopher Healy. Have you ever...there's a real threat to all their kingdoms looming, and an evil witch, too (sort...differences to save themselves and their kingdoms? "A Greyhound of a Girl," by Roddy...
Off the Beaten Path: The Tongass Zone

...last seen wearing board-shorts and tank tops, have sailed West. Dwarves have retreated into the depths of their mountain kingdoms. Hobbits have fenced off and dug into the Shire, hoping to keep invasive plant species out. There are no longer orcs to...
New tally in Saudi hajj disaster shows at least 1,399 killed

...tally Thursday showed, 630 more than the kingdom's official toll.The Associated, could be seen as a blow to the kingdom's cherished stewardship of Islam's...Saudi handling of the hajj undermines the kingdom's prestige and legitimacy across the...
Nation and World
Lawsuit, divisiveness hamper Native Hawaiian election effort

...businessmen, backed by U.S. Marines, overthrew the Hawaiian kingdom more than 100 years ago.They are trying to elect delegates...looks like vary - from federal recognition, to restoring the kingdom to dual citizenship.Last month, the U.S. Department of...
Nation and World
A biblical perspective alarmed. These things must happen. There are two major kingdoms on this earth: the kingdom of God under Jesus Christ and the kingdom of the world under the devil. In the kingdom of God our hearts have been changed by the power of God. 1...
Joining the club

...originally was a religious ceremony. The first ties of marriage to government was the use of marriage to join tribes and later kingdoms together, but it was still a religious ceremony. Marriage was an option and a political tool, but not a requirement. In...
Juneau fans of the medieval declare pretend war

...the Anchorage club in simulated battle. "Making your own" is a theme of the organization that has 30,000 members in 18 kingdoms spread from the United States to Japan to Finland in its "Known World." The SCA began as a costume party in Berkeley, Calif...
Frankincense and myrrh more than just historic scents

...value of these trade goods was higher than that of gold, and kingdoms in southern Arabia became very wealthy. But rains diminished...them for animal fodder and fuel. Hence, the wealth of the kingdoms was depleted. The heaviest blow to the lucrative incense trade...
2 Americans among 5 killed in rare Jordan police shooting

...neighboring Syria and Iraq.The unprecedented assault inside a Jordanian security compound also raised questions about the kingdom's image as an island of relative stability in a turbulent region.The shooting took place at the Jordan International Police...
Nation and World
The time of the moss approaches

...emit bug sex lures. They have developed relationships with insects; mollusks or birds that weave the animal and vegetable kingdoms together, making our classification system seem overly simple. These relationships mean that one will depend on the other...


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