Most kids avoid doing their summer reading until the day before school, but a Liverpool teen is going viral for her book reviews. Julia is going into the 7th grade and is an avid reader. She started reviewing books on her blog and it went viral with thousands of viewers and comments on her reviews. Here's the blog's link.
A blind golden retriever puppy is in the running to be a therapy dog. Rosie, the dog, is learning to rely on her other senses to do the job. It’s taking a little longer for her than her littermates, but she and her trainers remain determined to the task. Read more.
A Pennsylvania mom needed a kidney transplant and her two-kids were determined to help her. While they were too young to donate, they decided to make a video to help her find a donor. They uploaded it to Facebook, where one of their mom’s friends saw the video and was moved to donate. The friend says she hopes the kids have the peace of mind that their mom will be around for a while thanks to the donation.
A group of beachgoers gave firefighters a hand when a few manatees got stranded on a beach in Florida. Officials think the manatees got stuck after high winds and waves pushed the animals ashore, but the crowd was there to get them back into the water. You can see a video of the rescue on our blog.
Photo: Screenshot from Books by Julia
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