The Wilderness

The Wilderness

Banished from Massachusetts, Roger Williams flees into the wilderness, where he  introduces the concept of “Soul Liberty,” the bedrock principle that the religious beliefs of Americans cannot be dictated by a government or official church. "The Wilderness" tracks...

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A New England

A New England

John Winthrop leads a courageous group of Puritan adventurers across the ocean in 1630, creating a New England--a "city upon a hill," as he calls it. "A New England" describes their vision for a religious and democratic society, breaking down stereotypes of Puritan...

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Back to the Futures

Back to the Futures

Futures markets are critical to our economy, but they’re confusing. Economist Scott Irwin explains these markets, while taking you on a wild ride with motorcycles, race cars, and runaway cows.

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It’s a Jungle Out There!

It’s a Jungle Out There!

Be brave. Make friends. Join the Lion-Heart League as they go on a mission to find a friend for a lonely gorilla. On the way, they meet a grumpy leopard and scary crocodile. They also learn that making new friends can be scary, but it’s worth taking the chance. This...

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Acts of God

Acts of God

For many, Pilgrims were people in black hats and buckle shoes (an inaccurate image) who celebrated the first Thanksgiving. But the true story of the Pilgrims has been largely forgotten. Acts of God relates the gripping tale of how members of this Separatist church...

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The Ride

The Ride

Paul Revere gets all the credit for alerting the countryside to the British troops bearing down on Lexington and Concord. But did you know that he was one of three primary riders, carrying the warning? With stunning artwork from Marvel artists, The Ride details the...

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