Book Review: Curious Constructions by Michael Hearst

Tweet Throughout the world you can find strange structures made by man and nature. Take, for example, termite mounds. If you compare the size of termites to the size of humans you’d find that the mounds are equivalent in height … Continue reading

Book Review: Soldier Song by Debbie Levy

Tweet In December of 1862 America was in the midst of fighting the Civil War. Union and Rebel troops squared against each other near Fredericksburg, Virginia, then hunkered down for the winter. The soldiers of both sides felt demoralized because … Continue reading

Book Review: Loving Vs. Virginia by Patricia Hruby Powell

Tweet Mildred Jeter and Richard Loving met each other when they were children living in the same neighborhood, something unusual for segregated Virginia in the 1940s and 50s. They fell in love and went to Washington, D.C. to get married, … Continue reading

Book Review: Summer of Lost and Found by Rebecca Behrens

Tweet Nell’s summer is all planned out to spend at a tennis camp with her best friend. But then her dad goes away and she has to leave for North Carolina, where her botanist mother has a temporary research job. … Continue reading

Book Review: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Tweet Growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, Jacqueline Woodson’s heart lived in two places: South Carolina, where she, her mother, and her siblings lived with her grandparents for several years, and Brooklyn, where she moved when she was still … Continue reading

Book Review: When Audrey Met Alice by Rebecca Behrens

Tweet First Daughter Audrey Rhodes is having difficulty adjusting to life in the White House. She left her friends behind in Minnesota, making new ones at her new school is not easy with a Secret Service agent in tow, and … Continue reading

Book Review: Historical Heartthrobs by Kelly Murphy

Tweet Today I’m featuring a review of the book Historical Heartthrobs. Check back in tomorrow when I’ll be taking part in the blog tour, where I’ll be featuring an interview with the author and a giveaway of the book. Here’s … Continue reading

Book Review: Josephine by Patricia Hruby Powell and Christian Robinson

Tweet The story of Josephine Baker is legendary. Born into poverty in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1906, she rose to become a world-celebrated performer who advocated for civil rights and helped the cause of the French in World War II. … Continue reading

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