Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes is a remarkable and unforgettable story that captures the essence of the human spirit.
Kathleen Burkinshaw talks about her novel The Last Cherry Blossom—a United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs Resource for Teachers and Students.
This substantial read is well suited for those with a military background and of course those who grew up as “brats” in military families.
We’re feeling lucky to have spoken with the award-winning creators M. T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin about how the two came to be paired for such an unconventionally funny collaboration!
Elizabeth Partridge is a National Book Award finalist, Printz Honor winner, and author of Boots on the Ground: America’s War in Vietnam.
Which five words best describe The War I Finally Won?
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley: Once safe, Ada can heal.
This is Emma Pass in front of her favorite bookshelf, with her latest novel, The Fearless (Delacorte Press, April 2015).
Are you looking for digestible and exciting non-fiction books on World War 2 and the events leading up to World War 2? We think your kiddos will be more than happy to chew on the information provided in these two superb books.
Prisoner B-3087 by Alan Gratz will appeal to readers who are interested in history and stories about the Holocaust and stories of survival.
In 1937 Guernica, Spain, twelve-year-old Ani is used to being invisible while helping her mother earn a living from selling sardines. Schoolmates call her the “sardine girl.” Ani’s Basque father is off fighting in the Spanish Civil War.