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Week of January 28, 2002


"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty." President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address on January 20, 1961.

President John F. Kennedy

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The IMA Hero™ Bears enjoyed a wonderful holiday season, and they are looking forward to a New Year! They spent their holiday surrounded by family and friends. One of their favorite holiday decorations is this musical and festive snow globe. What is your favorite holiday decoration?

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Jackie Robinson Breaks the Color Line (Cornerstones of Freedom)
How did this Brooklyn Dodger change history when he stepped onto the baseball diamond in 1947? What obstacles did he overcome? How did sports change after Jackie Robinson? You'll have to read the book for the answers.

>>Featured in our African-American History Reading Program
>>Browse Jackie Robinson's Bookstore
>>Browse our Online Bookstore for books about your favorite Heroes

Archives - Feature Book

 


Question:
Match the Native American tribe with the area where the tribe lived.

Tribe:
1. Cherokee
2. Hopi
3. Iroquois
4. Sioux

Area Lived:
a. Arizona high desert
b. Great Plains
c. Great Smoky Mountains
d. From eastern New York to northeastern Ohio, and from southern Ontario to northern Pennsylvania

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Did you know 2002 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Teddy Bear?

Yes. The stuffed animal bear was first called "Teddy's Bear" in 1902, by a shopkeeper in Brooklyn. This year, the IMA Hero™ Collection will participate in a year long celebration, including a history of the Teddy Bear.


The first "Teddy's Bear" was named after President Teddy Roosevelt

>>Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Teddy Bear
>>Browse our extended Teddy Bear Bookstore
>>Write a Poem about your Teddy Bear
>>Submit a Story about your Teddy Bear

Archives - Did You Know…

 


Highlighting Family Heroes!
Tell us how a relative has been a hero in your family's life

"My mom is my hero because she has taught me to be a happy, independent, and loving person. When things get tough, I always think about what advice my mom would give me. She gives me strength even though we live in different parts of the country."

>>Read about FAMILY HEROES
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Question:
How can I find out about Space Shuttle lift offs? (Kari D.)

Answer:
The Kennedy Space Center has its launch schedule on its
web site where you can get lots of information about upcoming Space Shuttle launches. The next target launch date is February 28, 2002. Facts about the upcoming launch:

Orbiter Name: Columbia
Number of Crew Members: 7
Mission Number: Shuttle flight #108; Columbia flight #27
Mission Duration: 11 days
Landing Location and Date: Kennedy Space Center, March 11

Did you know there are currently four Space Shuttles? They are Columbia, Discovery, Atlantis, and Endeavour. Endeavour replaced Challenger -- the second Space Shuttle -- which exploded 73 seconds after launch on January 28, 1986.

>>Find out more about Space Shuttle Launches
>>Visit Kennedy Space Center's Web Site
>>Interested in Space Camp?
>>View Photos of Apollo 11

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Question:
Match the Native American tribe with the area where the tribe lived.

Name of Tribe:
1. Cherokee
2. Hopi
3. Iroquois
4. Sioux

Area Where Tribe Lived:
a. Arizona high desert
b. Great Plains
c. Great Smoky Mountains
d. From eastern New York to northeastern Ohio, and from southern Ontario to northern Pennsylvania

Answer:
1 & c:
The Cherokee lived in the Great Smoky Mountains.
2 & a: The Hopi lived in the Arizona high desert.
3 & d: The Iroquois lived from eastern New York to northeastern Ohio, and from southern Ontario to northern Pennsylvania.
4 & b: The Sioux lived in the Great Plains.

>>Read about the Cherokee
>>Read about the Hopi
>>Read about the Iroquois
>>Read about the Sioux

       

 

 

 


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