This week, learn about a fun book 📙👀, a little-known soldier ⚔, art inspired by a famous artist 🎨, an ancient kids drum, and old tablets 📑 (not the electronic kind 📱)!
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Local author inspires New Jersey students with imaginative book
By Toni Yates for ABC 7 Eyewitness News (photo above courtesy of amazon.com)
Black soldier who crossed Delaware with Washington will be honored in New Jersey
By Matthew Korfhage for USA Today
Deer Park students create art inspired by Alma Woodsey Thomas to honor Black History Month
By News 12 Staff
Archaeologists discovered a rare prehistoric drum decorating the grave of 3 children who had been 'cuddling' for 5,000 years
Joshua Zitser for Business Insider (photo below courtesy of the Trustees of the British Museum)
Archaeologists uncover 18,000 Ancient Egyptian ‘Notepads’
By Jane Recker for Smithsonian Magazine
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