historical non fiction

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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