A book company in the United Kingdom has been criticized for changing the words in some of Roald Dahl's famous children's books. The publisher said it wanted to make sure the books could "be enjoyed by all". But many people were upset by the changes.
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This week, the American Library Association and several other groups are marking "Banned Books Week". The goal is to make people aware of efforts to restrict certain books, and to work to protect the freedom to share ideas - even unpopular ideas.
When she was just 9 years old, Hilde Lysiak became famous across the United States for reporting on difficult news stories. Now Hilde has written a book telling her own story, and sharing some of the challenges she faced.
Two missing notebooks belonging to the scientist Charles Darwin were secretly returned to the Cambridge University Library recently. The stolen notebooks, which had been missing for over 20 years, were returned in good condition.
Maki Kaji, a Japanese man who was known as the “Father of Sudoku,” has passed away from cancer at the age of 69. Mr. Kaji was a puzzle lover who helped turn Sudoku from a simple number challenge into a game played around the world.
A group of second-year college students have discovered hidden writing on a page from a book from the 1500s. The students found the hidden writing using a special camera system they built.
Students in Christiansburg, Virginia have an unusual option for getting books this summer - having them delivered by drone. The Montgomery County School District is teaming up with a company called Wing to deliver summer reading by drone.