Vol. 36, No. 4
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International | Demand for COVID-19 vaccines in the West tests the rest

Rare gems among trendy titles

Children’s Books of the Year | 2020 made it even harder to find good reads for young minds. Here are our recommendations, along with resources for the adults helping them

Canceling the classics

Children’s Books of the Year | A new movement aims to marginalize books showcasing the "white lens"

Seeing past and present

Children’s Books of the Year | Good books for kids on race and history

Notable nonfiction

Children’s Books of the Year | Five books showcasing real-life drama

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2.25.21 Child tax credits, Texas power woes, and serving schools

Leigh Jones reports on two plans to change child tax credits; Mary Reichard talks to MIT energy professor Christopher Knittel about problems with the Texas power grid; and Kim Henderson meets a woman helping her church to love its neighbors at a local elementary school. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, an expensive Bay Area move, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Pensacola Christian College. Empowering Christian leaders to influence the world. More at: go.pcci.edu/World And from from Dordt University. Providing an education rooted in faith—for engineers, nurses, social workers, teachers, and more. More at dordt.edu.

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A conversation with James Emery White

This week, hear Warren Smith's conversation with writer and pastor James Emery White.

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