Henry Ward Beecher, Friend of Slaves (Step 3)

ReadOasis Step 3 On February 5, 1860, a strange slave auction was held. The place was Plymouth Church in Brooklyn, [...]

Photo Art: Composition (1 in a Series)

ReadOasis Step 2 Cameras and photos are everywhere today. For example, Flickr is a photo sharing site. People put thousands [...]

Great Waves of Art

ReadOasis Step 3 Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) was a Japanese artist, painter, and maker of prints, called UKIYO-E. During his life, [...]

How to Read a Texbook: SQ3R

Reading a textbook isn't the same as reading a novel. Many people find it more difficult. They also find it [...]

Dreams of the Moon

ReadOasis Step 2 On May 25, 1961, American President John F. Kennedy announced a big goal. He said, "I believe [...]

Isaac Albéniz, Genius of Spanish Music

By Maria SonoraReadOasis Step 2 Isaac Albéniz (May 29, 1860 - May 18, 1909) was a genius of Spanish music. [...]

The Birth of Levi’s Jeans

ReadOasis Step 2 Rivets By Rohit Gowaikar (Creative Commons) Levi Strauss was born in Germany in 1829. At 18, he [...]

Practice Makes Genius

By D.S. Aims ReadOasis Step 4 Tiger Woods started playing golf when he was two years old. Tiger was a [...]

Gregor Mendel: Father of Genetics

ReadOasis Step 3 A great tree comes from a small seed, and from small beginnings come great things. He made [...]

Anne Frank’s Diary

ReadOasis Step 2 On Friday, June 12, Anne woke up at six o'clock in the morning. It was hard for [...]