Category Archives: Capstone

Hair-pocalypse by Geoff Herbach

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Hair-pocalypse by Geoff Herbach is a wonderful, funny picture book of a boy named Aiden who has wild. Aiden is a little boy with hair that has a mind of its own. This story takes us through a day in Aiden’s life with … Continue reading

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Hedy’s Journey by Michelle Bisson

Hedy’s Journey by Michelle Bisson is a horrific, true story about a Hungarian Jewish girl named Hedy who had to travel through Germany during the Holocaust in search of safety. She takes a portion of the journey to America alone, as … Continue reading

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Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport by Emma Carlson Berne

Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport, Emma Carlson Berne is a book that is written for middle school students about the Jews in Nazi Germany. The book contains stories of seven children who escaped Nazi Germany on Kindertransports funded by humanitarian groups … Continue reading

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Orphan Trains by Rebecca Langston-George

Orphan Trains by Rebecca Langston-George is a non-fiction book about orphaned children.  It’s a book about planned migration of children from New York City over the span of 75 years to various points primarily in the Midwestern United States with … Continue reading

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Recycled Science by Tammy Enz and Jodi Lyn Wheeler-Toppen

Recycled Science by Tammy Enz and Jodi Lyn Wheeler-Toppen is a book about recycling.  The book aims to reuse common household items to become useful items such as lava lamps,  flashlights and speakers.  The book is filled with excellent pictures … Continue reading

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