Making Bombs For Hitler by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

The book Making Bombs for Hitler by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch is a great book. It is about these sisters who get separated during World War II. We hear the story from the older sister’s perspective, who is forced to work in the concentration camps. This is a hard and difficult task to do, knowing that … Continue reading Making Bombs For Hitler by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

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Suspect Red by L. M. Elliott

FBI agents. Wiretapping. Banned Books. This historical fiction novel is a great book to read during Banned Books Week. Thanks to the #kidlitexchange network for the review copy of this book - all opinions are my own. It's the summer 1953, and the United States has just executed Julius and Ethel Rosenberg after being convicted … Continue reading Suspect Red by L. M. Elliott

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