Category Archives: hero

Molly the Mole A Story to Help Children Build Self-Esteem by Alice Reeves

Molly the Mole: A Story to Help Children Build Self-Esteem by Alice Reeves is part of the Truth and Tails series, specifically regarding Self-Esteem. Molly is feeling sad because she is comparing herself to her friends. She does not think she … Continue reading

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My Big Book of Bible Heroes Devotional by Glenn Hascall

My Big Book of Bible Heroes Devotional by Glenn Hascall is a wonderful devotional. I am a teacher at a private Seventh-day Adventist school. I read this devotional to my students and they really enjoyed it.  This devotional is colorful and easy-to-read, … 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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Kalifus Rising by Alane Adams

Kalifus Rising by Alane Adams is the second book in the “Legends of Orkney” trilogy. Sam Baron is in the grip of the evil leader witch Catriona and before that he reveals himself with a darker side for which he is … Continue reading

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Irena’s Children by Tilar J. Mazzeo

Irene’s Children by Tilar J. Mazzeo is the story of a young social worker named Irena Sendler decided to do her part to help Warsaw’s Jews. She worked with the Polish Underground to smuggle over 2,000 children out of the Warsaw Ghetto and … 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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Buying Samir by Kimberly Rae

Buying Samir by Kimberly Rae is about a young girl, Jasmina, who has been rescued from the streets of India. Jasmina had been exploited by child traffickers, and now is on the road to learning how to trust again. Jasmina is … Continue reading

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Poppy by Mary Hooper

Poppy by Mary Hooper is a  sweet novel. The book gives a look at the lives of English nurses of World War One who took care of soldiers who wounded where their injuries were to the extent that caused the soldier … Continue reading

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Kid presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America’s Presidents by David Stabler

Kid presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America’s Presidents by David Stabler is a book of just that American presidents when they were kids. The book is an excellent source of information about the childhood lives of many American presidents. … Continue reading

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New Beginnings by Rebecca Emin

New Beginnings by Rebecca Emin is a book about a girl named Sam Hendry who faces bullying at her new school.  The subject of this book that is carefully dealt with is bullying. Bullying is a problem that many students face … Continue reading

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