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Explore articles and advice by publishers and authors; and extracts from ebooks written and published by ACS Distance Education.
Can we learn to be a good writer?
Successful blogging.
Read for an hour on World Book Night.

Poinsettias are plants native to Central America and in particular an area of southern Mexico known as Taxco del Arcon. 

The Aztec used to use them to make dye for clothes and their sap for treating fevers.

In 1825, the US Ambassador to Mexico saw the plants and became interested in them. He sent some back to Carolina, USA, and began growing them and sending them to friends.  His name Joel Roberst Poinsett!

But why are poinsettias and Christmas linked together?
DIstance Learning does not always mean being stuck on your computer.