A broad, flat grassy plain with few trees. Prairies are found in the Midwestern United States and Canada. In Europe and Asia, similar grasslands are called steppes. In South America, particularly Argentina, they are called pampas. [Prairie comes from an Old French word meaning “tract of meadowland.”]

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Coding 101Monday March 4, 2019

Coding 101

I had a good time rewriting my latest book, HOW TO TALK TO YOUR COMPUTER (now part of HarperCollins’ Let’s Read and Find Out series). I have always been interested in the intersection of kids, education and computers, and I wrote the…

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