Historical Fiction -
What really happened fictionalized to make a story.
A Boy at War - Book Review
Completely by chance, Adam and two friends are fishing in a rowboat on the harbor on that auspicious morning when the Pearl Harbor attack occurs. They think they have been caught in a drill, but very soon realize that the bombs and planes are real.
Balto is the lead dog of his sled team. In the worst storm ever he is the only hope for the sick children miles away in Nome, Alaska.
Chang’s Paper Pony – Book Review
“If only I had a pony I wouldn’t be lonely” Chang tells his grandfather. "Next year the miners will bring their family and then you won’t be lonely."
Fever 1796 – Book Review
On August 16, 1793, the serving girl, Holly, is late for work...she dropped dead in the middle of the night. Philadelphia was the location of a yellow fever epidemic. It was the worst epidemic in US history. In three months it killed nearly 5000 people, 10% of the city’s population.
Gratefully Yours – Book Review
What will become of Hattie after her parents and brother are burned in a New York tenement fire?
I Am Canada - Book Series
Adventure! Duty! Danger! Fear!
A great series to introduce to your boys. Engaging, Riveting, and Exciting!
Most books are for readers 9-12 years old. The stories are told through they eyes of young men engaged in Arctic adventures, WWI & II battles, War of 1812, etc.
A sweet retelling of the favorite story of the young boy who planted apple trees across America.
Puzzle of the Paper Daughter
Julie helps her mother in their "Gladrags" shop in San Francisco. One day she unpacks a bag of old Chinese clothing that were donated to the shop by her best friend Ivy, grandmother and finds something very interesting tucked deeply inside the pocket lining.
Riddle of the Prairie Bride
At the train station in Kansas, Ida Kate and her widowed father are waiting anxiously to welcome a mail-order bride and her baby. They have read all the letters she sent them and feel like they already know her.
Tragic History of JA Internment Camps- Review
This book covers the tragic history of the Japanese-American in Internment Camps. It relates details about when and how they became prisoners in their own country.
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This is the true story of Wilma Rudolph and how she triumphs over overwhelming odds. She became the first American woman to win three gold medals at a single Olympics.
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