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Resistance

Rare is the day when you can find a new children’s book that manages to capture the true courage, raw spirit, and intense fear of WWII. Still, Jennifer A. Nielsen astounds and moves with her newest book, a novel titled … Continue reading

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Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story

With Patriot’s Day just having passed, I thought I’d do a book review of a children’s fiction read that is centered around the 9/11 tragedy. It is just an average week in the American life. Tragedy and happiness reign equally … Continue reading

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The Notorious Benedict Arnold

It is a dark time for the Americans. As the Revolutionary War rages on, Americans and Brits alike suffer losses. One Benedict Arnold leads a strong force against the British. George Washington trusts this man with his life. Until suddenly … Continue reading

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Nelly Bly: A Name to Be Reckoned With

As a younger girl, I was a huge fan of Nelly Bly. To me she stood up there along with several historical heroes. Today I don’t read much about her, but I do find her life story pretty amazing. I … Continue reading

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