So here's the line up for the week (sorry I'm a day late).
3/20/17 The Flaw in the Seedless Banana by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent. The next time you eat a banana, notice that it doesn't have any seeds. So how do new banana plants grow? Dorothy Patent answers that question.
3/21/17 Dracula: Even Scarier Than You Think by Jan Adkins. Jan Adkins' Minute is about the real Dracula who may (or may not) have been as scary as the bloodsucking Count who has frightened decades of readers and movie goers.
3/22/17 Marian Anderson: A Singer's Victory by Amy Nathan. Amy Nathan tells about the world renowned opera singer, Marian Anderson who, against all odds, overcame the biggest stumbling block to her career: she was Black.
3/23/17 Mary Kingsley by Roxie Munro.When Mary Kingsley fell into a leopard pit lined with ivory spikes in Equatorial West Africa, she extolled the virtues of her thick skirt that saved her from major injury. Wouldn't you like to meet this spunky lady? Roxie Munro introduces you to her.
3/24/17 International Waffle Day by Jim Whiting. Did you know that today is a day dedicated to an international celebration of a breakfast food? No, it's not oatmeal. Jim Whiting fills you as you, hopefully, fill up.