Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

  Thank you to NetGalley and Macmillan Children's Publishing Group for a copy of this novel for review- all opinions are my own.  Words are a fundamental part of our everyday lives. We use words to express our feelings, tell stories or make jokes, and communicate with those around us. I’ll let in on a … Continue reading Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

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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