The story takes yet another surprising turn in these chapters, but we won’t give you the spoilers. Instead, you’ll simply find some background history in this evening’s blog post to be enjoyed with the historical fiction novel Gunner’s Run (by Rick Barry) or on it’s own as World War II trivia. Continue reading
From a startling moment in the “abandoned building” to beginning a faster journey west, this week’s chapter selection in Rick Barry’s Gunner’s Run offers new plot twists and possibilities. Also, there’s plenty to discuss to add a little extra history to the discussion.
There are a few spoilers in this blog post, so read with care!
Continuing along in the young adult historical fiction book Gunner’s Run by Rick Barry… It’s four chapters this week, and the story keeps moving along as Jim continues his attempt to escape from dangerous and slightly humorous situations.
(Remember the pickle barrel?) Continue reading
Ready for more historical fiction? We’re reading and discussing chapters 4, 5, & 6 of Gunner’s Run by Rick Barry. If you’re still reading, no worries… We don’t have any major spoilers (without warnings) in this blog post, just some extra history to go with the story!
Chapter 4 – Extra History
Let’s talk about parachutes. A couple weeks ago a friend and I were questioning the history of parachutes. When did they come into existence? When did military pilots start wearing them? Since there’s a parachute in this chapter, I thought it might be fun to share some of the history we learned… Continue reading
Here are ten things to know about General Chuck Yeager… Continue reading
Grab a mug of pumpkin spice tea and the historical fiction book for our autumn read-along! Today, we’ve rounded up some extra history notes to accompany the first three chapters.
But we’re seriously wondering if anyone really stopped after Chapter 3 with that startling cliffhanger? Let us know in the comments if you’re read the book with us and what you thought of the opening chapters Continue reading