Monday, February 24, 2014

New Release - Locked Out! Roots of the Arab Spring

We've got a new release!

Locked Out! Roots of the Arab Spring tells the story of Tariq Mohamad Bouazizi, who sold fruits and vegetables from a pushcart in Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia. He couldn’t afford the time (142 days to complete 54 procedural steps ) or the money ($3,233 – more than he made in a year) to register his business legally. He was Locked Out of the system. 

Like the vast majority of people in the Middle East, he ran his business extra-legally and dealt with harassment from corrupt officials. On the fateful day of Dec. 17, 2010, his run-in with officials and resultant death sent shockwaves across the Middle East, plunging the region into strife and conflict as millions demanded change. 

Discover the Roots of the Arab Spring - the story of Tariq Mohamad Bouazizi. 

Recommended for grades 9-12.

Monday, February 3, 2014

Pups of Liberty Contest!

We're having a Pups of Liberty Contest!

Your class can name a new Pups of Liberty character for our upcoming sequel!

 Visit and click on CONTESTS in the left menu to learn more.

There's a prize for the winning teacher (a Kindle Fire) as well as a prize for the winning class (Teacher's Choice - a class pizza party or a book for each student.) The contest runs all of February and March, so if you don't already have Pups of Liberty: The Boston Tea-Bone Party, you have time to get a copy and use it in your classroom.

You must be logged in to your account in order to enter. (An account is free!)

Our animation team is already hard at work on the next Pups film, which will center around the "Doglaration of Independence." It will be another fun way to teach (or review) American History.