The plot thickens as fictional airman Jim Yoder continues his journey through Nazi-occupied Europe in Gunner’s Run by author Rick Barry. We’re in the final sections of the book, now; have you figured out how it will all end?
No major spoilers in this blog post, just some extra history… Continue reading
Gazette665’s August theme of the month for our Friday blog posts is History On Broadway: A New Look At Musicals.
Let’s kick off the first blog post with a question: What’s your favorite historically-based musical? Continue reading
It’s summer, and it’s hot outside! Did you shiver reading about the battles and attacks in the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans and the land battles in Russia?
Here are the notes for Chapters 11-12 in Inferno: The World at War:
(Disclaimer: chapter notes on the blog are great for kids interested in World War II, but the book itself is better suited for a grown-up audience.) Continue reading
Another two chapters in our history read-along this summer! This section focuses exclusively on World War II in the Pacific, so if you’ve been waiting for that – we’ve arrived.
Looking for some World War II books to read with kids? (since this read-along book isn’t suitable for kiddos) Check out our resource lists on the WWII history page! May we recommend Pearl Harbor is Burning! A Story of World War II Kathleen V. Kudlinski?
Here are the notes from Chapters 9-10 in Inferno… Continue reading
It’s reading time… Here are the notes for Chapters 7 and 8 in our history read-along.
Be warned: Chapter 7 is rough in a few parts and not suitable for children. However, the chapter notes are certainly suitable for all ages! Continue reading
Hey readers – it’s Fourth of July, but it’s still a great time to talk about our World War II history read-along, so here are my notes for Chapters 5 and 6.
(Kiddos, enjoy the notes on the blog, but check-out the young readers section at the library for World War II history books; the full text of Inferno isn’t for children. You can find a few of my favorite resources on the booklist here!) Continue reading