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Cinnamon Moon by Tess Hilo

Cinnamon Moon by Tess Hilo is a story about the survival of a brother and sister from that small town and how they learned to survive without their parents. Alone as orphans in the city of Chicago, they survived with the … 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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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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Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute? by Elke Barber, Alex Barber

Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute? by Elke Barber, Alex Barber is lovely little picture book that explains death to a young child. Mother explains that his father cannot come back because his body has stopped working and that it is ok to … Continue reading

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What Happened to Daddy’s Body? by Elke Barber, Alex Barber

What Happened to Daddy’s Body? by Elke Barber, Alex Barber is a children’s nonfiction book about death of a loved one. It talks about cremation and burial. It is a simple and easy to understand, which makes it great for kids who have experienced … Continue reading

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All We Have Left by Wendy Mills

All We Have Left by Wendy Mills is a story about two girls affected by the attacks of September 11th. Although they don’t know it, that day left its mark on them in ways that will bring them together 15 … 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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Sachiko by Caren Stelson

Sachiko by Caren Stelson is a personal story of Sachiko. Sachiko was just a little girl when  the bomb dropped on Nagasaki to end WWII. Through this story the read is able to gain insights to life before, during and … Continue reading

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Disney’s Big Hero 6, vol. 1

I received Disney’s Big Hero 6, vol. 1 from Goodreads in exchange for an honest review of the book. I am a person who loved all things Disney.  When I entered to review this book I was not expecting it … Continue reading

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When We Fall by Emily Liebert

I received “When We Fall” by Emily Liebert for free from Goodreads in exchange for an honest review. The book “When We Fall” by Emily Liebert is a definite page turner. The main character, Allison Parker, 11 years prior to … Continue reading

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