Patricia O’Connell Pearson is a former history teacher with a B.A. in history and a master’s degree in education. Her nonfiction for ages ten and up—Fly Girls: The Daring American Women Pilots Who Helped Win WWII—was released by Simon and Schuster in February, 2018.
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.
The B-3087 of the title refers to the number that was tattooed on Jack Gruener’s wrist in the Nazi camps, where prisoners became numbers instead of names. This book is based on the true story of Yanek Gruener, a young Polish boy who came of
This should be a sad tale but instead is up-lifting. Much of that is due to the protagonist’s wry voice: Twelve-year-old Bee (short for Beatrice) is an orphan and works for a traveling carnival, living in the back of a truck with nineteen-year-old Pauline.