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The World War II Invasion That Changed History

It’s a sad thing, but I find more and more kids don’t know much about America’s history. This week we’re reading another nonfiction book which tells the story of one of the most iconic military invasions in recent history with … Continue reading

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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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