From fairies to pandas and penguins, with a little Beethoven thrown in, these movies and music will keep children watching again and again ... and again.
Set in 1950s Chicago, the story follows Chess record label's influential role in launching the careers of some musical greats.
Chefs nationwide are pairing up sweets with a surprising savory.
Some inner-circle conflict can be of help to a president, but building a sense of teamwork will be key.
Finland's model protects the judgment of teachers.
Invasive species, sinking water levels, and pollution are worrisome trends. But there’s also grandeur to be seen aboard a bulk freighter.
The Monitor’s annual gift guide to the best fiction books of 2008.