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The Children's War · 1W ago

An Eagle in the Snow by Michael Morpurgo

After spending the night in a shelter, Barney, 10, and his mother return home to find their house on Mulberry Street reduced to rubble, as result of the bombing of Coventry. Even knowing a...
The Children's War · 2W ago

Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport by Emma Carlson Berne

The Kindertransport was a short-lived program that rescued approximately 10,000 Jewish children in Nazi occupied Germany, Austria and Poland and Czechoslovakia between December 1938 (just ...
The Children's War · 2W ago

Two Refugee Stories: The Journey by Francesca Sanna and Stepping Stones by Margriet Ruurs

Refugees seeking asylum and safety is a old as humanity and a recent as today’s news. It is hard to imagine having to leave the home you have always known, the place you have always thought...
The Children's War · 4W ago

It's Monday! What are you reading? The State of My TBR Pile

It's Monday! What are you reading? is the original weekly meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journey, but is now hosted by Kathryn at Book Date.  It's Monday! What are you reading? - from Pi...
The Children's War · 1M ago

Norman Rockwell: Native New Yorker. Who knew?

Source: NY Daily News June 9, 2016 The other day I was taking the Broadway bus uptown to Bank Street School when I noticed that there was a previously un-noticed sign on West 103rd Street...
The Children's War · 1M ago

Four-Four-Two by Dean Hughes

In December 1941, right after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, high school student Yuki Nakahara witnessed his father, a California strawberry farmer, being arrested by the FBI...
The Children's War · 1M ago

22 Britannia Road by Amanda Hodgkinson

I rarely give a negative review on this blog, mainly because there are so many good books to read I don't feel I have to, but I was particularly disappointed by this book. It began with ...
The Children's War · 1M ago

2016 Reading Challenge Wrap Up and 2017 Reading Challenge

  I only did one reading challenge this year for this blog and it was the World at War Reading Challenge hosted by Becky at Becky's Book Reviews.  I chose a Bingo card for this challen...
The Children's War · 1M ago

Good-Bye, 2016

The Children's War · 1M ago

Doing Her Bit: A Story About the Woman's Land Army of America by Erin Hagar, illustrated by Jen Hill

2017 marks the 100th anniversary of America's entry into World War I. And, with most of the men now working in munitions factories, or enlisting and fighting, the country's farm crops were...