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  • Who was Shirley Chisholm?
  • What office did Shirley Chisholm hold?
  • What did Shirley Chisholm accomplish?
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  • What's so special about snow tires?
  • Are snow tires and all-season tires the same?
  • Do snow tires have special tread patterns?
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Most snow tires have more small-tread areas, which increase what on snow?

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  • Can plants grow in winter?
  • What are hardiness zones?
  • What plants grow well in winter?
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Which of the following does NOT grow better in colder weather?

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  • How do people celebrate the winter holidays?
  • How are Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Advent different?
  • What common element does Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Advent share?
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Kwanzaa means what in Swahili?

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Are You a Good Observer?

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How Do Streets Get Their Names?

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