Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Today’s recommendation is quite peculiar. It’s a mix of text and photographs that come together to tell a haunting tale, making Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs the perfect summer thriller. I’m not going to say too much about this book because thrillers and mysteries are only worth reading if it hasn’t … Continue reading Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Seeking Refuge by Irene N. Watts and illustrated by Kathryn E. Shoemaker

A brief history lesson In an effort to rescue Jewish children from the Nazi regime, the Kindertransport was created. The United Kingdom waved immigration paperwork to allow these children to escape persecution. The first Kindertransport arrived in London in 1938, bringing two hundred Jewish children from Berlin. In the nine months preceding World War II, … Continue reading Seeking Refuge by Irene N. Watts and illustrated by Kathryn E. Shoemaker