Noir Detective: The Golden Threads of Mystery Books

Famous detectives, from the noir detective to the classic mystery, share a common thread: the ability to see what others do not.

Book Club Books: Recommendations and Discussion Questions

Discover unique and diverse book club books with discussion questions that will stimulate the conversation.

Women of the West

Men weren’t the only colorful figures of the Wild West. Women of the West proved easily their equal.

Women in Aviation and The Golden Age of Flight

Women have always played an important role in aviation—there have been courageous female pilots from the Golden Age of flight to those going to space.

Scared of Things That Go Bump in the Night?

People fear what they don’t know or don’t understand and that includes things that go bump in the night. Read on to find out if fear is the mind killer or not.

Hard-Boiled Detective Thrills, Chills & Murder Mysteries

How did Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, L. Ron Hubbard and Dashiell Hammett hammer out hard-boiled detective stories in the Golden Age of Detective Fiction?

The Golden Age of Piracy

How did pirates handle gender/racial equality and fair and legal justice in the Golden Age of Piracy? Could pirates read or write? Were they artists?

What Did Pirates Eat?

International Talk Like a Pirate Day is celebrated on September 19th. People around the world will be celebrating with friends and family—dressing in a pirate costume, using pirate quotes and words, and making a pirate’s den out of their home. So, what do you serve to your friends who stop by for pirate food and a pint of grog?

The Epic Hero

Epic heroes have inspired us since the beginning of recorded literature. Discover a few of L. Ron Hubbard’s timeless heroes and what defines epic.

Teacher Created Resources

Teacher created resources are essential to the teacher toolbox for English language arts, as experienced teachers know how to achieve the required skills.