historical non fiction

Children’s Book Review: Remember the Ladies By Callista Gingrich

REMEMBER THE LADIES By: Callista Gingrich Illustrated by: Susan Arciero Published: October 10, 2017 Publisher: Regnery Kids Non-Fiction Ellis the Elephant loves to learn about important moments in our history. In previous books, he has learned about the Pilgrims and the Presidents as well as many other events. Now he is sharing all he learned…
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Children’s Book Review: If You Were Me and Lived in Middle Ages and Viking Europe By Carole P. Roman

IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN…MIDDLE AGES By: Carole P. Roman Illustrated by: Mateya Arkova Published: July 9, 2016 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Non-Fiction I would expect that most kids who read this book would feel grateful to not have grown up during the Middle Ages. Life was quite difficult and if you…
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Children’s Book Review: History Series from Carole P. Roman

IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN…ANCIENT GREECE By: Carole P. Roman Illustrated by: Mateya Arkova Published: March 24, 2016 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Non-Fiction Roman has taken her much loved cultural series IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN…and changed it to a historical look at ancient civilizations. The first in the series,…
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Book Review: Women Heroes of World War I By Kathryn J. Atwood

WOMEN HEROES OF WORLD WAR I 16 Remarkable Resisters, Soldiers, Spies, and Medics By: Kathryn J. Atwood Published: June 1, 2014 Publisher: Chicago Review Press Non-Fiction/Historical Non-Fiction As Women’s History Month comes to a close, I have been thrilled to have the opportunity to read about women who did great things to leave a mark…
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Children’s Book Review: Motor Girls By Sue Macy

MOTOR GIRLS How Women Took the Wheel and Drove Boldly into the Twentieth Century By: Sue Macy Published: February 7, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Society Non-Fiction In the late 1800’s, what began as horseless carriages or motor cars that held a driver and maybe one passenger with them exposed to the elements has led to…
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Children’s Book Review: Shackles from the Deep By Michael Cottman

SHACKLES FROM THE DEEP Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, A Bitter Past, and a Rich Legacy By: Michael Cottman Published: January 3, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Non-Fiction Avid scuba diver and journalist, Michael Cottman is sharing the remarkable discovery of a sunken ship that carried slaves to Europe and North/South America during…
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Children’s Book Review: Two Presidential Books from Time for Kids and National Geographic Kids

PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES By: The Editors of Time for Kids Published: January 10, 2017 Publisher: Time for Kids Non-Fiction This small 9×6 inch book is packed full of information perfect for your middle grade through middle school aged child. Heck, I learned things from this book. It’s the perfect size to keep in…
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Book Review and Interview: Prohibition in Eastern Iowa By Linda Betsinger McCann

PROHIBITION IN EASTERN IOWA By: Linda Betsinger McCann Published: June 2014 Publisher: The Iowan Books Non-Fiction When Linda McCann would visit cemeteries, she realized she had stories to share while telling her granddaughter about their ancestors. In her research, she realized her family was a descendant of the founder of Shellrock. No one in her…
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Children’s Book Review: If You Were Me and Lived In Colonial America and The American West

IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN…COLONIAL AMERICA By: Carole P. Roman Illustrated by: Sarah Wright Published: April 28, 2016 Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform Non-Fiction Roman has expanded her IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN… series from cultures and countries to eras of time. This take-off from her original series is much more detailed…
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Book Review: The New Trail of Tears By Naomi Schaefer Riley

THE NEW TRAIL OF TEARS How Washington is Destroying American Indians By: Naomi Schaefer Riley Published: July 26, 2016 Publisher: Encounter Books Non-Fiction Naomi Schaefer Riley is a Harvard graduate in English and Government and a regular columnist for the New York Post where her writings focus on higher education, religion, philanthropy, and culture. Her…
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