30 New PebbleGo Articles to Release in April
We are excited to announce that on April 28th, we will be adding 30 new articles to PebbleGo! Each of these articles will be coming to PebbleGo in both English and Spanish. Below is the complete list of the newly added articles including a description of the various biographies being added.
Yuri Kochiyama - Yuri Kochiyama was a Japanese American activist and leader of the Asian American movement. She and her family were incarcerated during World War II. Yuri spent the rest of her life advocating for civil rights.
Alma Flor Ada - Alma Flor Ada is a Cuban American children's book author, celebrated for her contributions to literature and promoting multilingualism. She has written more than 200 children's books in Spanish and English.
Ellie Simmonds - Ellie Simmonds is a British swimmer with achondroplasia who has won 8 Paralympic medals and 13 World Championship titles in her sport. Queen Elizabeth II honored Ellie with the title of Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2013.
Billie Eilish - Billie Eilish is a pop musician and the youngest person ever to win a Grammy. She has won seven total Grammys and uses her platform to raise awareness for causes such as the preservation of the Great Barrier Reef.
John Legend - John Legend is an American musician who has sold more than 10 million records. He holds Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony awards for his work and is the first Black man to win all four of those awards.
Autherine Lucy - Autherine Lucy was a Black educator known for helping to desegregate higher education. When the University of Alabama rescinded her acceptance because she was Black, Autherine took them to court and won. Autherine then faced violence and discrimination from other students, and the university expelled her. The university finally welcomed Autherine back decades later, and she graduated with her daughter.
Lt. Gen. Michael E. Langley - Michael E. Langley is a lieutenant general in the U.S. Marine Corps who is the first Black marine to become a four-star general. He leads all U.S. forces in Africa.
Queen Lili'uokalani - Queen Lili'uokalani was the first and only reigning queen of Hawai'i and the last Hawaiian ruler of the islands. She was also a musician and composer whose most famous work is "Aloha 'Oe."
Judy Heumann - Judy Heumann was an internationally recognized disability rights activist who served in two presidential administrations. She contracted polio as a child and used a wheelchair. People call Judy the mother of disability rights for her activism.
- Minerals and Gems
- Insect Metamorphosis
- Mid-Autumn Festival
- Amazon River
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